June 12, 1932 ~ September 2, 2016
Our loving mother, LaVerne Rodriques, passed away on September 2, 2016 at the age of 84. She was born to Carrie and Joe Lawrence in Gilroy, CA on June 12, 1932.
Widow to her beloved husband Enio Rodriques, mother of Bryon and wife Janet Rodriques of Fremont and Tamee and husband David Pires of Newark. Adoring grandmother of Aimee, Dustin and Bree, and great grandmother of Gunner, Jaxon, Ashlyn and Harper. She is survived by her faithful sidekick, Shadow.
LaVerne graduated from James Lick High School in San Jose. She was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi and the Secret Ten Club, located in San Jose. Her career path was managing a keypunch service for various companies, followed by customer service positions. Her retirement was spent providing all her loving care to her beloved husband, 'Rod'. She enjoyed her flowers and gardening and used her creativity in her garden as well as her home. She loved spending time with her family and friends and was a well-seasoned camper due to many trips throughout her life. She made a lasting mark on every life she touched and will be dearly missed.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM with a 7:00 PM vigil at Berge-Pappas-Smith Chapel of the Angels, 40842 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA. A 11:00 am Mass of Resurrection will be held Friday, September 9, 2016 at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 41933 Blacow Rd., Fremont, CA.
Remembrances in LaVerne's name can be made to the Alzheimer's Association at www.act.alz.org