Cecile Rodau

February 24, 1929April 8, 2019

Cecile (Mittleman) Rodau of Sharon, MA, formerly of New York, NY died on April 8, 2019 at the age of 90.

Born in New York, she was the dear daughter of the late Edward and Fae (Baier) Mittleman, the beloved wife of the late Leonard Howard Rodau, the devoted mother of Andrew (Ruth) Beckerman-Rodau of Sharon, MA, and Susan Rodau of New York City, cherished grandmother of Lenny Beckerman-Rodau (Laura Behrendt) and Molly Rodau (Dan McCarey), delighted great grandmother to Olivia Beckerman-Rodau and Dax McCarey. Loving sister of Bernard (Doris) Mittleman.

Cecile received her BA and MA from Hofstra University. She was an elementary school teacher for 35 years in Malvern and Lynbrook, New York, and retired to her beloved New York City. She was an explorer at heart, having visited 6 continents and every inch of Manhattan.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, April 14th at 11am at Montefiore Cemetery, 121-83 Springfield Boulevard, Springfield Gardens, New York.

Shiva will be observed immediately following services at Cecile’s home in Manhattan.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Archaeological Conservancy (


  • Graveside Service Sunday, April 14, 2019

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