Benjamin F. Rodriguez, 81, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019. Benjamin was born on January 18, 1938 in Loiza, Puerto Rico. Benjamin resided in Toms River, New Jersey for most of his life before moving to Union Beach, New Jersey where he remained. Benjamin was an Electrician who worked for Con Edison, New York, New York for many years before retirement. He was the President of the Holiday City Bocci Club, and the Activities Club of Holiday City. He was also a member of the Irish-American Club, Ceramics Club, and the Golf Club. He loved to sing Karaoke and was an avid music lover.
Benjamin was predeceased by his parents, Emilio and Petra (Morales) Rodriguez, his son, Gary Rodriguez, and his 6 siblings. Benjamin is survived by his beloved wife, Alice J. Rodriguez, his dear daughter, Anna Marie Rodriguez, his 4 dear step-children, his brothers, Anthony Rodriguez and “Nip” Rodriguez, and his sister, Sophie and her husband, Robert, his 8 cherished grandchildren and his adored 11 great-grandchildren. Benjamin is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Benjamin will be deeply missed, and never forgotten.
In respect of Benjamin’s wishes, he will be privately cremated. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 13th, from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A religious ceremony will take place during the memorial hours. For information, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.