Patricia A. (Dragon) Rodrigues

Patricia A. (Dragon) Rodrigues, 77, formerly of Mattapoisett died June 15, 2024 at Eliot Center in Natick.

            She was the wife of the late Joao “John” “Mr. Rod” Rodrigues.

            Born in Acushnet, daughter of the late Claudio and Margaret (Branco) Dragon, she was raised in New Bedford before moving to Mattapoisett in 1977.

            She was formerly employed as an executive secretary at several local banks until her retirement.

            She was a volunteer an Hearts and Hands and at the Annie Maxim House. She was the recipient of many charitable gifts and she was grateful for those gifts.

            Survivors include her 2 sons, Timothy “Mr. Rod” Rodrigues and his wife Anita of Acushnet and Paul Rodrigues of Mattapoisett; 2 grandchildren, Isabella Rodrigues and John Rodrigues; a God son, Chris Santos.

            She was the sister of the late Roger Paul Dragon.

            Her Funeral will be held on Saturday, June 29th at 9 am from the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett, followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church at 10 am. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Friday, June 28th from 4-7 pm. For directions and guestbook, visit

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