J Tolentino Rodriguez, 76, of Aurora passed away peacefully at home with his family after a long battle with cancer on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. J Tolentino was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Son of Leandro and Maria (Padilla) Rodriguez. He devoted his life to support his family and enjoyed listening to his “rancheras” songs and rooting for his favorite soccer Mexican team “Los Panzas Verdes” (Leon)
Tolentino is survived by his lovely wife of 49 years, Juanita Rodriguez, his children Claudia (Saul) Rubio, Ricardo (Fely) Rodriguez, Oscar (Maria) Rodriguez and Alejandro (Cindy) Rodriguez; his grandchildren Claudia Ivette (Rolando) Ruiz, Saul Jr and Liliana Rubio, Celeste, Chloe, Charlie, Ricardo Jr, Oscar Jr and Brisa Rodriguez and his great-grandchildren Diego, Isabella and Victor Ruiz.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother and his sister Adela Torres.
He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Rita of Cascia Catholic Church, 750 Old Indian Trail, Aurora IL 60506. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a Rosary recited at 7:00 PM at Dieterie Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway Ave. Montgomery, IL 60538.