Mrs. Priscilla M. Roderick of Marion entered into eternity on June 1, 2014. She was the loving widow of Alfred Roderick, Sr. and the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Santos.
Priscilla was the dedicated mother of Alfred Roderick of San Jose, CA, Anna Norman and Patricia Avery of Brevard, NC, Rita and Genevera Roderick of New Bedford, John Roderick of Roslindale, Ronald and Jane Roderick, and Jeremy Gonzalez of Marion, Joseph Roderick of Wareham, Ellen Roderick-Joseph of Woburn, and Priscilla and Matthew Roderick of Waterbury CT. She is also survived by a sister Lillian Monteiro of Hyde Park, and a brother Samuel Santos of New Bedford. Also surviving are 31 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Priscilla was predeceased by two sons, Samuel and Ricardo Roderick.
She was also predeceased by two brothers and eight sisters, Anna DeBarros, Jenny Teixeira, Louise Mello, Katherine Andrade, Theresa Cabral, John Santos, Napoleon Santos, Doris Gomes, and Beatrice and Delores Pina. Priscilla was loved by and will be missed by all.
Priscilla attended Marion Public Schools and was a homemaker most of her life. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and enjoyed listening to and singing Cape Verdean music.
Her funeral will be Friday, June 6, 2014 from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rita’s Church, Front St., Marion at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Marion. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 – 8 PM.