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Passed away on August 29, 2022 at the age of 96. Roderick was born in Boston, Mass., but was then moved and grew up in Jamaica, West Indies, until age 17. He then enlisted in the US Coast Guard from Feb 1944 to June 1946. He went to Jamaica Technical School and was certified as a Medical Technologist. After 45 years, mostly spent doing Radiation Research with the University of Rochester, he retired as a Senior Scientist. He was in 5 different Who’s Who Professional books.
He is predeceased by his wife, Theresa and his brother Raphael. He was a devoted and loving husband and father. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Roderick Kevin; daughters, Brenda and Cheryl; daughter-in-law, Kathy; grandchildren, Dara and Mithra and Dean; great-grandchildren: Liam and Katarine; dear cousin, Alice-Lee Wynter; devoted niece, Donna Brandt-Van Blarcom; devoted nephew, David H. Thomson; as well as a host of special relatives and friends.
No prior calling. A graveside ceremony will be private at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Donations in his memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Rochester & Finger Lakes Region Chapter: 200 Meridian Centre Blvd Suite 110, Rochester, NY 14618 or Click HERE to Donate