Carlos Tomas Rodriguez
Carlos Tomas Rodriguez
  • December 21, 1927 - January 10, 2018
  • Longwood, Florida

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Carlos Tomas Rodriguez, MD, 90 of Longwood, passed away on January 10, 2018. Born in The province of Matanzas, Cuba on December 21, 1927 where he lived until the completion of his medical school studies at the Universidad de la Havana. Giving up everything he had in Cuba, he emigrated to the United States in the early 1950’s to pursue his passion of helping children as a pediatrician.

Carlos was preceded in death by his parents Antonio and Josefa Rodriguez. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mercedes; his sons Carlos, Frank, Richard, and Michael; and his brother Tom. In addition, he is survived by his grandchildren Christopher, Andrew, Christina, Michael and Philip; and his great granddaughter Brielle.

A Celebration Service of Carlos’ Life will be held on Saturday, January 13th at 3 PM at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs. Public viewing will precede the service beginning at 12:30 PM. Burial will follow on Sunday, January 14th at 11:45 PM at Glen Haven Cemetery, Winter Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked to consider a donation on behalf of Carlos Tomas Rodriguez to Alzheimer’s Disease Research Foundation. Online donation can be made at