ABOUT US

Our Staff

Our knowledgeable staff are passionate about providing families guidance and support during the funeral planning process and well after the funeral. Together, we can honor your loved one’s life while beginning your grief journey.

EDGAR RODRIGUEZ
Licensed Funeral Director/Owner
Edgar Rodriguez is the Owner and Funeral Director for the Families First at Luz de Paz, (Funeraria Luz de Paz), Bridgeport, CT; He is a lifelong Bridgeport resident where he attended Central High School, class of 1988. He attended the Briar...
COLETTE C. LAPRADE
Licensed Funeral Director
Colette Toni is a licensed funeral director, who has been with Families First at Luz de Paz, (Funeraria Luz de Paz) since November of 2012. Prior to her time at Families first at Luz de Paz, she worked as an intern in the funeral industry l...
MARTIN LEON
Administrative Support Staff
Martin Leon Colon has been employed with Familes First at Luz de Paz since May 2014. Currently he assists in many aspects of the operation of the funeral home. He tends to the families needs or requests during services and visitations. You...
LUIS A. COLON
Administrative Support Staff
Luis has been with us since 2006. A very quiet man, but one we can count on at anytime day or night. Luis has been an asset with our company since day one and we appreciate his willingness to be there 24/7. He usually tends our Parking l...
MIRTA BAYON
Administrative Support Staff
Mirta has been part of our Funeral Home since its beginning in 1997. She is a woman filled with an amazing disposition to overcome obstacles and making things happen. Nothing is impossible for her, just ask her! Mirta lives her life tend...
ORLANDO RODRIGUEZ SR.
Administrative Support Staff
Orlando has been with our funeral home since 1997. Orlando is a very quiet, humble man but with a heart of Gold always always wanting to help anyone who comes his way. Orlando usually tends to the parking lot during large services and toget...