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Dr. Jonathan Ben Rodin, age 53, of Rockledge, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at the Dr. Jay Pillai Center for Hospice at Wasdin Woods in Rockledge, surrounded by his family.

Dr. Rodin, or “Benny” as he was known to family and friends, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Dec. 6, 1966, to Dr. Tibor Rodin and the late Cvia Neuerman Rodin. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and his doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida. Dr. Rodin worked for over 20 years in his field in the Atlanta area.

He was predeceased by his mother, Cvia, in 2016, and is survived by his father, Dr. Tibor Rodin of Rockledge, his brother Moses, sister Natalie and their families.

A funeral service was held in the Pavilion at Ohev Shalom Cemetery with Rabbi Joel Fox officiating. Interment followed in the cemetery.

In memory of Dr. Jonathan Ben Rodin, the family requests contributions to the Pancreatic Cancer Network, http://www.pancan.org.

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando FL 32810. 407-599-1180 http://www.bethshalommemorialchapel.com.


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