Connie Perez Rodriguez
December 8, 1925 – December 25, 2022
Our loving mother, Connie Rodriguez, age 97, was united with her heavenly family on December 25, 2022. Connie was born in Mexico City, Mexico, on December 8, 1925, to parents Martin Molina and Julia Aboytes. She was later raised by loving adoptive parents, Dina and Ricardo Perez, who made it possible for her to obtain a teaching degree. Connie is predeceased by her beloved husband, Angel Rodriguez, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Angel and Connie married on June 24, 1951, and became missionaries to the United States and later became citizens in order to continue their ministry in this country. Their children are Raquel (Ronald) Adams, Abigail (Clyde) Newsome, Aholiab (Carol) Rodriguez, and Vasthi (Mike) Gibson. Connie is survived by twelve grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and two great-step-grandchildren.
Connie, known as “Abuelita,” was a source of support and endless love for her entire family, friends, neighbors, and strangers in need. She was a woman of God and never missed a day praying for her entire family by individual name. Her gentleness and humor were comforting to all who knew her. Although she will be missed and loved forever, we rejoice in her new life with our heavenly Father. We are truly blessed for all the positive memories and guidance she provided that will help us continue our lives in her absence.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring and announced to all family members in the near future.