Jesse J. Rodriguez passed away unexpectedly on September 23, 2018. He was a caring and loving family man, a considerate and generous son and brother. Jesse was brilliant and had a tremendous sense of humor in any setting. He was passionate about learning, politics and music. His latest achievement was a pilots license. Beloved husband of Linda L. Mastandrea; loving father of Bobby (Christina) Harris and the late Lisa and the late Justin Rodriguez; proud grandfather of Raquel & Emmett Harris and Mahli Rodriguez; dearest son of the late Jose and Petra; fond brother of Sandra (Bill) Gerstner, Mary Ellen (Dave) Sullivan, Gloria (Ben) Esquivel, Patricia & Joseph and the late Marty Rodriguez; cherished uncle of many. Member Carpenters Local, Board of Education, City of Chicago Inspector, Construction Manager. Jesse will always be our beloved Chiquitin.Visitation Friday 2:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m. at Elmwood Chapel, 11200 South Ewing Avenue, Chicago. Please note, Saturday visitation is at a different location. Saturday 10:00 a.m. until time of service 1:00 p.m. at Hursen Funeral Home & Crematory, SW corner of Roosevelt & Mannheim Roads, Hillside/Westchester. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Variety the Children's Charity of Illinois, 1001 W 75th St. #153, Woodridge, IL 60517 Info 800-562-0082 or www.hursen.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on Sep. 27, 2018.