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Ruth G. Rodrigues Obituary
Ruth G. Rodrigues
Feb.21 1917 - Apr. 20,2013
Resident of Antioch
Ruth passed peacefully in her sleep early on Saturday morning at 96 years of age. She was a widely respected teacher and homemaker. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by sons Charles Jr. (Nancy), James (Dee), and Bill (Mary) and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Charles Sr., beloved son John (Jenny) who died recently, and her sister Lillian.
She was born in Massachusetts to Wilfred and Lillian Green and grew up there in North Chelmsford. She enlisted in the Army Air Corps in World War Two and there met the love of her life, her future husband Charles, a Captain. They were wed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 1945. At the end of the war, they moved to Antioch and started a family. Once her children were in school, she earned a Bachelor's Degree and became a substitute teacher for the Antioch Unified School District. She also served as a volunteer at the Sutter Delta Hospital for many years.
A visitation will be held in her honor on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Higgins Chapel with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass Friday, April 26, 2013 at 12:00 noon at Most Holy Rosary Church with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery .

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Published in Contra Costa Times on Apr. 24, 2013
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