Emerita Rodriguez

April 29, 1941October 9, 2018

Emerita Rodriguez passed away on October 9, 2018 at the age of 77. She was born in Monte Cristo, Honduras on April 29, 1941 to Tomasa Vallecillo Rodriguez and Eduardo Rodriguez, who have preceded her in death. She came to live in the New Orleans area in her early adult life and has resided here since. She was the loving mother of Luis Guardado (Ruth), Victor Guardado and Carlos Guardado (Tamara). Grandmother of Fernando, Michael, Victor Jr., Luis Carlos, Jahaira, Lazaro and Susana, and great-grandmother of Marcinho. Sister of Elvira, Esparanza and Edgaro. Emerita started to attend St. Theresa of Avila Church soon after she moved to New Orleans. She became a part of the church family and has been a parishioner for many years. She was very active and involved in the church. She also helped with non-profit organizations. Emerita had a positive energy that followed her and touched all of those around her. She will be greatly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 9AM at St. Theresa of Avila Church, 1401 Erato St. New Orleans, La 70130. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in St. Rose, Louisiana. To view and sign the guestbook, please visit


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