Delfino L. Rodriguez

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Delfino L. Rodriguez October 7, 1934 - December 28, 2012 Del Rodriguez passed away peacefully on Friday, December 28, 2012 at an assisted living facility in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 7, 1934. He graduated from Santa Fe High School and later attended El Camino Community College in Torrance, California. While he lived in California he worked for Douglas Aircraft painting the interiors of aircraft. Eventually Delfino moved back to Santa Fe and successfully owned and operated his own Paint and Body Shop throughout his life. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, the outdoors, playing pool and he was genuinely proud to be from Santa Fe. Del was the youngest of six children and is preceded in death by his parents; Aurelio and Eugenia Rodriguez; brother, Ermenio Rodriguez; sisters, Amelia Rodriguez of California and Erlinda Valles of El Paso. He is survived by his sisters; Ida Montoya of Santa Fe and Aurelia Gonzales of Albuquerque; his children, Donna Sanchez and husband Gil, Dave Rodriguez and his wife Victoria both of Santa Fe, Roberta Beaumont and husband Kevin of California, and son, Mario Rodriguez of Nevada. He also has nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Del will be deeply missed by his family, relatives and longtime friends. A visitation will be held at Berardinelli Chapel on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. A Memorial Mass will be on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, located at 1301 Osage Road. Burial will follow at the Rosario Cemetery. The family cordially extends an invitation to those attending the service for a meal and fellowship immediately following the service at Pecos Trail Café, at 2239 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to the staff at La Vida Hermosa for the special care they provided to Delfino. Also, to the nurses from Vista Care Hospice. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at:

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1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 984-8600
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