Viola Rodriguez, age 88, of Lake Worth, Florida passed away on August
28, 2023, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.
In March of 1935, she was born Viola Lucy Romero in New York City to
parents Leocadio Romero and Nemesia Roman. Following the untimely death of
her mother in 1940, Viola was raised in a convent, attended Saint Dominic School,
and in 1953 graduated with high honors in secretarial studies from the High
School of Commerce in New York City. Throughout her career, Viola worked as
an Executive Secretary at Saxon Copystatics in Miami Lakes, as an Administrative
Secretary at Pembroke Pines General Hospital, and in the Medical Staff Office of
Hollywood Memorial Hospital.
An avid reader and devotee of jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, computer
solitaire, and British mysteries, Viola Rodriguez is survived by her sons, Dr. Gary
Torres and Ronald Torres, as well as her grandchildren Collin Torres, Connor
Torres, William Torres, Zachary Torres, and Kristen Torres, her daughter in law
Gisela Nanson Torres, and future daughter in law April Gomez. She is
predeceased by her husband Jesus Rodriguez, her daughter April Torres, and her
brother Robert Romero. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the hospice
staff at VITAS Healthcare.
In Repose Thursday, August 31,2023 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with a Service at 6:00 P.M.
Please keep the Rodriguez family in your thoughts and prayers.
The Joseph A. Scarano Pines Memorial Chapel is Honored to assist the Rodriguez family with the arrangements.