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Hector F Rodriguez

Age: 72

Date of Death: April 18, 2020

Perth Amboy, NJ

“El Rey” Hector Fabio Rodriguez, 72, died at 3 p.m. April 18, 2020, at Raritan Bay Medical Center, New Jersey. He was born January 6, 1948 in Cali, Colombia, the son of Carlos Gonzales and Alba Rodriguez. Hector was a loving father and a great role model to many. Hector Fabio immigrated to the United States of America as a young man full of ambition. He lived life to the fullest and loved deeply. He was a proud business owner for over 25 years. He loved music and soccer, especially Salsa and America de Cali. Hector was the life of the party, a generous man who made friends as well as strangers feel welcomed by his saying “mi casa es su casa”. Hector never wanted anyone to cry; rather he wanted everyone to celebrate life. Many can recall the countless nights of joining in to his favorite song, El Rey. His memory will continue to live on within all of us. He is predeceased by both of his parents. Surviving are his daughters, Lilian Rodriguez- McLoughlin and her husband John of Avenel, NJ, Jennifer Rodriguez and her husband, Donald of Avenel, NJ, Stephanie Rodriguez of Bloomfield, NJ and Stephanie Navarro of East Windsor, NJ; his sons, Andres Rodriguez and wife, Karinna of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Felipe Henao of New York City; seven grandchildren, Desmond, Sophia, Isabel, Analiz, Alex, Valentin, and Ariana; two brothers, Ricardo and Hernan and two sisters, Elsa and Luz; many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the people at Raritan Bay Hospice in Perth Amboy, NJ for their loving care and support during his final days. “Con dinero o sin dinero yo hago siempre lo quiero y mi palabra es la ley”- Jose Alfredo Jimenez