Mercedes Vega de Rodriguez, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020, she was 77 years old. Mercedes was born in Guadalajara Mexico on August 31, 1942. Mercedes was dearly loved for who she was, a humble and gentle woman, who worked hard to support her 8 children.
Mercedes moved to America at the age 43. She worked for 10 years at Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company in Mt. Vernon, NY, prior to retiring. Mercedes lived a life of happiness & love, centered around her children and grandchildren. She loved the family gatherings, cooking, going to the casinos, visiting her native country spending time with her foreign family. She was loved by all who knew her and will forever leave a lasting impression in their hearts.
Mercedes was the loving daughter of Maria Torres and Salvador Vega and the sister of Miguel, Irene, Jorge, Salvador Jr, Javier, and Vicente. Mercedes is survived by her live-in partner Sergio, her 7 surviving children: Carlos, Rosa, Beatrice, Graciela, Alberto, Ramon Jr. and Yamillett, 18 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 2 daughter-in-laws and 4 son-in-laws. She also leaves behind other nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends to cherish her memory.
No funeral services will be held for the time being. There will be a private ceremony in her memory at a later date. Mercedes will be put to rest at Hillside Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Greer, SC next to her son Oscar Rodriguez and grandson Bryan Rodriguez. Please leave a condolence message or memory for the family below.
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