Edwin Michael Rodriguez Irizarry, 57

January 14, 2011
  • Edwin Michael Rodriguez Irizarry
Edwin Michael Rodriguez Irizarry

MAY 25, 1953-JAN. 13, 2011

Edwin Michael Rodriguez Irizarry, 57, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at his home.

Born May 25, 1953 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he was the son of Elsie Irizarry Laboy and the late Jasinto Rodriguez.

He had worked as a supervisor at Maryland Paper in Hagerstown.

Edwin loved to play the saxophone. He also enjoyed science-fiction movies, computers and spending time with his family.

Edwin is survived by his loving wife, Romana (Romero) Rodriguez; two daughters, Elsie A. Rodriguez of Hagerstown and Lynn M. Burress of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a sister, Azalia Lilly Rodriguez of Puerto Rico; two brothers, Noel Rodriguez of Puerto Rico and Ernesto Kenneth Rodriguez of Hagerstown; and three grandchildren, Matilda E. Wright, Marshall T. Wright, and Preston L. Burress.

In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Rodriguez.

A funeral service will be conducted at noon on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Donald Kretzer officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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