Nellie Rodriguez, 60, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at her residence in Springfield.
Nellie was born on April 28, 1959, in New York City, New York, a
daughter of Rafael and Carmen (Velasquez) Rodriguez, she was a longtime
resident of Springfield.
Nellie had many interests and hobbies.
She was a voracious reader and loved to dance. Her happy go lucky
nature and good home cooking made her a pleasure to be around.
She leaves behind her loving children, Bianca N Rodriguez,
Yessenia M Alicea, and Jose R Alicea Jr, all of Springfield; six cherished
grandchildren; Destiny, Ymanii, Rolando, Mya, illiana, Zmyiah and her sister,
Nancy Rivera and husband Claudio of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother
Rafael “Ralph” Rodriguez, Jr, and sister Sonia Villanueva and her granddaughter
Mya Miracle Pollack.
Family and friends are invited to gather on Monday, Sept. 16, for
a period of visitation from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. followed by reflections in the
funeral home. Burial will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield.