Daniel L. Rodriguez, 65, employed by Pfizer and General Mills, Hershey Bears fan, loved movies

By on April 23, 2014

Daniel L. Rodriguez, 65, of Lititz passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 at home surrounded by his family.

Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Manuel Rodriguez and the late Petra (Olmedo) Viruet. He had shared over 13 years of marriage with Mitzi (Baker) Rodriguez.

He grew up in New York City and lived in Florida for over 25 years before moving to Lititz. Daniel was most recently employed by General Mills as a sales representative and had previously worked for Pfizer for many years. He enjoyed the beach in Ft. Lauderdale and just being on a beach enjoying the sun. Daniel was a big Hershey Bears fan and was a huge movie buff enjoying films such as “When Harry Met Sally” and “The Godfather.” A true family man, Daniel and his wife were a true unit and he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church.

The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice & Community Care for the exceptional care that was given to Daniel during his illness.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Karen Rodriguez, of Las Vegas, Nevada, Keith Costa, husband of Katie, of Sunrise, Fla., Kyle Seese, of Pine Grove, Bethany Bond, wife of Christopher, of Manheim; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers: Manuel and John Rodriguez.

Services were held April 22 at St. James Catholic Church, Lititz, with Rev. James O’Blaney C.Ss.R. as Celebrant. Interment was in Witness Park.

Flowers will be received. Donations in Daniel’s memory may also be made to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To send an online condolence, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz.

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