Former councilman Colonel Rozendo dies victim of Covid-19 in Sorocaba


At 73, Rozendo was married and the father of two children. Because of the new coronavirus, there was no wake.

Colonel Rozendo was a councilor in Sorocaba. Photo credit: Adival B. Pinto / JCS Archive (06/12/2011)

Updated at 9:31 am

The ex-councilman of Sorocaba Colonel Rozendo died in the early hours of Thursday (15) victim of Covid-19. According to the press office, there was no wake because of the pandemic. The burial took place at 9:30 am in the Pax cemetery.

Rozendo Oliveira was 73 years old and received confirmation for the new coronavirus on October 9, when he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Hospital Samaritano. Throughout the treatment, the ex-councilman’s condition worsened and came to be considered “critical” on Wednesday (14).

“I fought the good fight, I ended my career, I kept my faith.” 2 Timothy 4.7-8 It is with regret that we report the death …

Published by Colonel Rozendo on Thursday, October 15, 2020

Born in the city of Cunha, Rozendo was married and the father of two children. He was a councilor in Sorocaba from 2009 to 2012 where he worked with the community in the areas of education, health, environment, housing and land tenure, and was a member of committees such as Environment, Health and president of the Justice Commission. He also participated in other administrations in secretariats such as Environment and Housing. He was a candidate for the Sorocaba Chamber in this year’s elections by the Green Party (PV).

Before joining the Legislature, Rozendo served in the Brazilian Army, joined the State Public Force, later transformed into a Military Police, starting as a soldier, he was Corporal, 3rd and 2nd Sergeant. In 1986 he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, in 1992 to 1st Lieutenant. In 1996 he was elevated to the rank of Captain. In 1999, the Major and, in 2001, Lieutenant Colonel.

He had a specialization in Military Police, he had a bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a specialization in the area of ​​health and management of Health Plans at the National Health Agency (ANS). He was one of the creators of the Health Assistance Police Association (APAS), where he remained a member for over 23 years. (From the newsroom, with information from Radio Cruzeiro FM)


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