Elsie Rodriguez Obituary, Death – Elsie Rodriguez has passed away, resident of Valley Drive, Bristol, passed away on July 13, 2022 at the Grace Barker Nursing Home surrounded by her loving daughter Denise following a brief illness. She was married to Dominic Rodrigues Jr., who passed away before her. She was born in Barrington to the late Angelo and Angelina (Picozzi) Acciardo, but she made her home in Bristol for nearly seven decades. Mrs. Rodrigues was active in the Daughters of Isabella and a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
She formerly served as President of the Grace Barker Residential Council. She was semi-retired from playing card games, scrabble, password, and Jeopardy, but she still enjoyed tackling daily crossword puzzles, Sudoku, bingo, and scratching lottery tickets. She is survived by her daughter, Denise Costa of Bristol; two sons, Dominic Rodrigues III and his wife Sandra of Bristol and Dennis Rodrigues and his wife Debra of Swansea, MA; a brother, Thomas Acciardo of Barrington; three grandchildren, Jeffrey Rodrigues, Rene Rodrigues, and Devin Costa; two great grandchildren, Justin Rodrigues and Jordan Costa.
Numerous nieces, nephews, and her extended family at Grace Barker. She lost her siblings Anthony, Daniel, and Vincent Acciardo, as well as Louise DeLuca, Philomena Pannone, and Rosann Fonseca. On Monday, July 18, 2022, at 10 a.m., a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 141 State Street, Bristol, for family and friends. The family will receive visitors on Sunday, July 17, 2022, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, in Riverside.