Theodore “Ted” N. Rodrigues entered peacefully into rest on March 15, 2019. He was 95 years old.
Born in Oakland to John & Mary Rodrigues on June 7, 1923, Ted was a graduate of Fremont High School. He had proudly served in the United States Army and Air Force prior to his honorable discharge during WWII. He began work at the Port of Oakland, working his way through the ranks to become Fire Chief before his retirement. Ted was devoted to his faith and was an active parishioner at St. John’s Catholic Church, attending mass every Sunday. He enjoyed golfing, working on cars and his social walks with his little dog, Lucy, through the neighborhood. Ted was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed.
He is survived by his devoted children, Judy, Steve and John; grandchildren, Sonya, David and Michael; great grandchildren, I’olani, Alessandra, Gabrella, Ryder, Range, Aidan and Ava; many loving extended family and cherished friends.
Visitation for Theodore will be held from 4:00 - 8:00 PM on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Grissom's Chapel & Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo, CA. A Chapel Service will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday, March 21, 2019, also at Grissom's. Theodore will be laid to rest with military honors at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward, CA.