Brentwood Obituaries

Brentwood Obituaries

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  • Sep 21, 2018 | via Powhatan Today 

    Mother of suspected MS-13 victim remembered as 'warr...

    A mother hailed by President Donald Trump for channeling grief over her slain daughter into an anti-gang crusade was memorialized at her funeral Friday as a "warrior," a week after her passion boiled into a fatal clash yards from where her child died. "She was my warrior, my rock, my queen, my everything in my whole world," her longtime partner, Freddy Cuevas, told mourners at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Brentwood, following a parade of public officials who hailed Rodriguez's fearlessness and compassion.

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  • Sep 21, 2018 | via Newsday 

    Final farewell to Brentwood's Evelyn Rodriguez, anti...

    Mourners arrive for the funeral of Evelyn Rodriguez at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Brentwood on Friday. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Outside the Brentwood church where Evelyn Rodriguez's funeral Mass is being held Friday morning, gathering mourners praised the anti-gang activist for demonstrating fortitude and courage while experiencing such pain and anguish.

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  • Sep 20, 2018 | via NBC29 

    Mother of suspected MS-13 victim remembered as 'warr...

    FILE- In this March 2, 2017 file photo, Evelyn Rodriguez, mother of Kayla Cuevas, 16, who was brutally slain in 2016 allegedly by members of the MS-13 street gang, stops to talk members of the press gathered outside U.S.... BRENTWOOD, N.Y. - A mother hailed by President Donald Trump for channeling grief over her slain daughter into an anti-gang crusade was memorialized at her funeral Friday as a "warrior," a week after her passion boiled into a fatal clash yards from where her child died.

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  • Sep 17, 2018 | via Newsday 

    Evelyn Rodriguez hailed as powerful anti-gang advocate

    Public officials across Long Island say the Brentwood woman, whose daughter was murdered in 2016, helped bring millions of dollars to Long Island. Evelyn Rodriguez speaks with President Trump during a roundtable discussion on immigration in Bethpage in May. Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images/Saul Loeb Evelyn Rodriguez represented a rare kind of public activist - a powerful combination of strength and passion driven by a profound personal loss.

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  • Sep 15, 2018 | via CBS Local 

    Mother Of MS-13 Victim Killed At Daughter's Memorial...

    Evelyn Rodriguez, the mother of a Long Island teen who was killed by alleged MS-13 gang members, has died after she was struck Evelyn Rodriguez's daughter, Kayla Cuevas, was murdered not far from their Brentwood home in September 2016. Four alleged members of the MS-13 gang have been charged with killing Kayla and her 15-year-old friend Nisa Mickens .

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  • Sep 14, 2018 | via Newsday 

    Evelyn Rodriguez, mother of girl allegedly killed by...

    Evelyn Rodriguez and a man confronted a woman in a sport utility vehicle near where her daughter was killed two years ago, allegedly by MS-13 members. A vigil had been scheduled to take place there on Friday.

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