Matthew J. Rodriguez of Yardley, PA passed away suddenly on Monday, September 7, 2020 in Yardley, PA. He was 48.
Matt was the beloved husband of Renée Rodriguez. They were just shy of their 15-year wedding anniversary. He was also the doting father of Brody (13) and Theo (4) who were his pride and joy.
Born in Hauppauge, New York, he was the son of the Julio Rodriguez (Olga) and the late Bernadette Smith.
Matt was a graduate of University at Albany SUNY. Over the years he held multiple positions in the Financial Industry. He was most recently employed as a Financial Advisor with Professional Planning Associates, Inc. in Philadelphia and was a member of the Bristol Boro Business Association.
Matt enjoyed being active in community sports while coaching his oldest son’s teams in the YMS and PRBL organizations. There was always music playing in their home. His passion for music was shared by his family while they enjoyed singing and dancing together. Matt's larger than life personality and smile will be deeply missed by his friends, family and all who came to know him.
In addition to his wife, Matt is survived by his cherished children, Brody and Theo Rodriguez of Yardley, his father Julio Rodriguez and his wife Olga Zatsepina of New York, his father-in-law and mother-in-law Ray Bannon Jr. and Robin Bannon of Langhorne. He is predeceased by his brothers Gregory and Ronald Rodriguez and survived by his brother Richard Rodriguez of New York and sister Anne-Marie Rodriguez de Killeen (Matt) and nephew Fox Hudson of London, and he was the "primo hermano" to Meliha Perez Halpern (Josh) and his Godson Jacob in addition to so many more family members including nieces and nephews. Matt also had many great friendships he valued, especially his lifelong friend Edan Berman who he loved More Than Words.
A Gofundme was created by a family friend for Renée and their boys for their short/long term needs and anything they may need along the way.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road Richboro, PA 18954 . His interment will be private and a memorial will be held at a later date.
Please note: There will be a limit of 25 guests permitted into the building at one time. Social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks will be required. The family appreciates your cooperation and understanding so that all are able to gather and honor Matt's life.
Tuesday, September 15th
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, Richboro
800 Newtown-Richboro Road
Richboro, PA 18954