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Ramirez Cruz, Mariana, 78, of 117 E. Ettwein St., Bethlehem, died Thursday in St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of Rafael Mesorana Sr. Born in Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mariana (Cruz) Ramirez. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Husband; sons, Jose Pastor, Reuban Pastor, William Pastor, Rafael Pastor Jr. and Efrain Pastor, all of Bethlehem; daughters, Rosalina Pastor of West Orange, NJ, and Myrna Suarez and Socorro Delgado, both of Bethlehem; 3 brothers, 5 sisters, 39 grandchildren, 25 great- grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Sep 15, 1989
Ramirez Filomeno de Vargas, Elvira, 76, of Mariners Harbor, a hot-dog vendor, died Wednesday at home, of cancer. Born in PR, she moved to Manhattan in 1960 and to Brooklyn in 1965. She moved to Queens in 1984 and settled in Mariners Harbor last April. Mrs. Vargas was a hot-dog vendor for 10 yrs. at various locations in NY City. She was a parishioner of St. Clement's/St. Michael's R.C. Parish, Mariners Harbor. Mrs. Vargas enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. "She was our hero, she had faith and strength. She was the light in our eyes and our best friend, a true abundance of grace," said her daughter, Lillian Piñero. In addition to her daughter, Lillian, surviving are her husband, Sebastian; her son, Victor; and 5 grandchildren. Harmon Home for Funerals, West Brighton. Burial in Rosedale Cemetery, Linden, NJ the State Island Advance, Feb 5, 2000
Ramirez Lopez, Rafael L., 69, of 419 Buchanan St., Bethlehem, died Sunday in Muhlenberg Hospital Center. He was a laborer at Bethlehem Steel Corp., for 30 yrs. before retiring in 1973. Born in Carolina, PR, he was a son of the late Victoriano and Rosalia (Lopez) Ramirez. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Sons, Rafael Jr. of Bethlehem, and Eluterio Robert of Tampa, FL; daughters, Mary Ramirez of Bethlehem, Carmen Eluz Ramirez of Philadelphia, and Juliana Ramirez of Brooklyn, NY; brothers, Daniel Angel of Bethlehem Township, and Federico and Ismael both of PR; sisters, Teresa Rodriguez of Bethlehem, and Ana Rosa Rodriguez, Ana Victoria Ramirez, Milagros Gonzalas and Tita Ramirez all of PR; 14 grandchildren, a great-grandchild and a great-great grandchild. He was predeceased by a son Robert. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Feb 27, 1989
Ramirez Pereira, Margarita, of the 700 block of Lord Nelson Dr., a retired clothing store supervisor, died June 14, 1990, in a Norfolk hospital. Mrs. Ramirez-Pereira was a native of Caguas, PR. The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VA, 06/17/1990
Ramirez Quijano, Manuel, 78, of One Maryland Circle, Whitehall Township, died Monday in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was the husband of Norma Ramirez. They were married 44 yrs. last May. He was employed by Chemical Bank of NY City, retiring in 1969. Before that, he was employed by the Erie Lackawanna Railroad, Weehauken, NJ. Born in Santurce, PR, he was a son of the late Luis & Isolina (Quijano) Ramirez. He was president of the men's society of Sacred Heart Chapel, & the St. Vincent De Paul Society, both of Brooklyn, NY, from 1958-1966. He was a veteran of WW II. Survivors: Wife; Sons, Manny of Fountain Hill & Luis of Brooklyn;daughter, Mary of Whitehall; brothers, Luis, Abelardo, Jorge & Fernando, all in PR, & 3 grandchildren. Scotto's Funeral Home, First Place & Court St., Brooklyn. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Apr 3, 1991
Ramirez, Francisco, 73, formerly of Fritz Dr., Bethlehem, died Saturday in Gracedale, Nazareth R.1. He was the husband of Juana (Vazquez) Ramirez of Bethlehem. He was last employed by Shawnee Penn Furniture Co., Bethlehem. Born in Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Fernando and Francisca Ramirez. Survivors: Wife; sons, Victor, Hector and Rey, all of Bethlehem, and Fernando of Allentown; daughters, Mrs. Juanita Vegas and Mrs. Olga Soto, both of Bethlehem, and Mrs. Nancy Colon in Puerto Rico, 24 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Sep 18, 1988
Ramirez, Jose, 74, of 860 Chestnut St. died Sunday at Baystate Medical Center. He was a self-employed plumber. Born in Aguas Buenas, PR, he was a longtime resident of this city and a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church. He leaves his wife, the former Justina Cabrera; a son, Joseph M. of East Longmeadow; 2 daughters, Yolanda Gosack and Mitzi Tharp; 5 brothers, Jesus, Rafael, Miguel and Manuel, all of Puerto Rico, and Apolinar of New Jersey; 5 sisters, Antonia Ramirez of Puerto Rico, and Margarita Ramirez, Fela Ramirez, Isabel Ramirez and Francisca Ramirez, all of New Jersey; and 3 grandchildren. Puerta Del Cielo Funeral Home. Burial at Oak Grove Cemetery. Union-News, Sunday Republican, MA, 14 Aug 2001
Ramirez, Marcial, 63, of 3 Savoie Ave., died Tuesday. Mr. Ramirez worked at Lawrence Packing for 18 yrs. He then worked at Digital Equipment Corp. for 10 yrs. until he retired. Born in PR, he moved to Lawrence in 1963. He was a member of Iglesia La Profecia of Lawrence. He leaves wife of 37 yrs. Julia Ramirez; sons Carlos Figueroa & Alercy Ramirez, & daughters Carmen & Jennifer Sanchez, all of Lawrence; 13 grandchildren; & one great-grandchild. Farrah Funeral Home, 170 Lawrence St., Lawrence. Burial in St. Mary-Immaculate Cemetery. Eagle-Tribune Online, MA, May 4, 2000
Ramos Flores, Jose Luis, 37, of 1233 Wellington Rd., Bethlehem, died Saturday in his home after an illness. He was the husband of Lillian, Johnson Ramos. He was last employed in the coke works at Bethlehem Steel Corp. Born in Yabucoa, PR, he was a son of Alfonso and Petra, Flores Ramos of Bethlehem. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Surviving with his widow and parents are 3 sons, Dabriel and Joseph, both at home, and Ezelkiel of Reading, and a stepson, Williy Johnson, at home; 2 daughters, Corina, at home, and Tainia of Bethlehem; 4 brothers, George of Salisbury Township, Alberto and Gilberto, both of Bethlehem, and Mario of Yabucca, and 3 sisters, Mrs. Julia Ortis and Mrs. Carmen Ortis, both of Bethlehem, and Lucy Ortis of Chicago, Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem.The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Mar 4, 1984
Ramos Gandulla de Chudzik, Maria A., 39, of Park City, Illinois, passed away Dec 6, 2000 at the Palliative Care Center, Skokie, IL.She was born August 2, 1961 in Puerto Rico. Survived by her husband, Stanley Jr.; 3 children, Joseph serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Japan, Arthur and Angela both at home; 2 sisters, Daisy (Luis) Garcia of Chicago; 1 brother, Melvin Ramos of Puerto Rico; mother Ana Mercedes Gandulla of Chicago; father, Juan Ramos of Puerto Rico; 2 nieces, Ivonne and Denisse; 2 nephews, Ivan and Luis, Jr. Mass will be held at 10AM, Saturday, Dec 9, 2000 at St. Gilbert Church with Fr. James E. Merold officiating. Interment Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. Visitation 5-8PM, Friday and 8:30-9:30, Saturday at the MARSH FUNERAL HOME OF GURNEE, 305 Cemetery Rd., Gurnee. Memorials to the Kellogg Center Foundation Office, Highland Park Hospital office of Philanthropy, 699 Park Ave. West, Highland Park, IL 60035 Suburban Chicago Newspaper, 12/09/00
Ramos Gonzalez, Norma M., 39, of 49 S. Warren St., Easton, died Tuesday in Easton Hospital. She was the wife of Francisco Rodriguez. They were married 25 yrs. last September. She was employed by Easton Hospital for 8 yrs. Born in Jayuya, PR, she was a daughter of Angela Gonzalez of Boston & the late Agapito Ramos. She was a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Easton, & its charismatic prayer group, marriage encounter group & Cursillo movement. Survivors: Husband & mother; son, Daniel, at home; daughters, Elizabeth of Easton & Margarita, at home; brothers, Luis, Marco, Fernando, Benigno, Heriberto & Orlando Ramos, all of Boston; sisters, Lydia Ramos of Millville, NJ, & Carmen, Isabel, Maria & Reyita Ramos, all of Boston, & a grandson. Ashton Funeral Home, 14th & Northampton streets, Easton. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Apr 27, 1995
Ramos Martinez, Olga Esther, 60, of ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem, died Saturday, Jan. 8, in ManorCare. Born in Santurce, PR, she was a daughter of Genoveva Martinez-Pagan of Bethlehem and the late Luis Ramos. She was a member of Spanish Pentacostal Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Mother; daughters, Carmen and Maria Rosado, and a son, Luis Rosado, all of Bethlehem; brothers, Carlos Ramos of Santurce, Miguel Ramos of Patillas, PR, Heriberto Merced of Humaco, PR, Hernando Merced and Victor Merced, both of Bethlehem, and Nestor Merced of Las Piedras, PR, and 7 grandchildren. David J. Boyko Funeral Home, Macungie. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Jan 10, 2000
Ramos Martinez, Valentina, 38, of Bethlehem, died Friday in St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of the late Angel Luis Cubero. Born in Río Piedras-San Juan, PR, she was a daughter of Epifania Martinez of Bethlehem and the late Gregorio Ramos. She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Mother; son, Aurelio Rodrigues in Puerto Rico; daughter, Mondris Cubero, and sister, Rafaela, wife of Miguel Valcarcel, both of Bethlehem, and brother Modesto Ramos of Easton. David J. Boyko Funeral Home, Macungie. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, 22 Mar 1992
Ramos Mercado, Alsidio, 37, of 587 E. Cumberland St., Allentown, died Wednesday in Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center. He was a custodian for A and R Janitorial Service, Allentown. Born in Isabela, PR, he was a son of Arturo and Aleja (Mercado) Ramos of Allentown. Surviving with his parents are a daughter Zoraida and 4 brothers, Arturo Jr., Carlos, Hiram and Juan, all of Allentown, and 3 sisters, Carmen of Allentown, Luz Santos of Coplay and Regaldo in Puerto Rico Sell Funeral Home, 1145 Lehigh St., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Sep 17, 1987
Ramos Rodriguez, Higinio, 68, of 704 N. 12th St., Allentown, died Saturday in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was the husband of Abigail, Cruz Ramos. He was employed by General Electric in Puerto Rico for 10 yrs. before retiring. He previously was a police officer in Puerto Rico. Born in Río Grande, PR, he was a son of the late Julio and Hinosencia, Rodriquez Ramos. He was a member of First Pentecostal Church of Bethania, Allentown. Surviving with his widow are 2 sons, Julio of Luguillo, PR, and Luis M. of Río Grande; 3 daughters, Myina, wife of Julio C. Fantanez, and Evelyn, both of Luguillo, and Janet, at home; a sister Filomena of Río Piedras, PR, and 9 grandchildren. Services in Puerto Rico. Weber Funeral Home, 502 Ridge Ave., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Feb 20, 1984
Ramos Vazquez, Angel, 87, of Bethlehem, died Tuesday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Emilia (Vergara) Vazquez. They were married 53 yrs. in June. Vazquez was owner of the former Palace Lunch restaurant, Bethlehem. Born in Corozal, PR, he was a son of the late Eugenio and Juana (Vazquez) Ramos. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Carmen Capolino of Smith Town, Long Island, NY, Alba, wife of Edward Ramirez of Boca Raton, FL, the Rev. Elisa Vazquez of Brooklyn, N.Y, Mrs. Elena Pagan and Carmen, both of Trenton, NJ, and Jenny of Bethlehem; son, Angel Jr. of Bethlehem; brother Eustaquio of Long Island; sisters, Mrs. Maria Antonia Vazquez in Puerto Rico and Eugenia of Fort Lauderdale, FL; 16 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Symna Church of the Lord, Bethlehem. David J. Boyko Funeral Home, Macungie. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, 6 Aug 1992
Ramos, Alfonso "Titi", 70, of Yabucoa, PR, formerly of Bethlehem, died March 20 in a hospital in PR. He was the husband of Petra (Flores) Ramos. They were married 49 yrs. He was employed by the Bethlehem branch of the Bethlehem Reading Conrail Railroad for 38 yrs. before retiring in 1988. Born in Yabucoa, he was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Julia Ortiz of Yabucoa, Lucy Ramos of Chicago & Carmen Ortiz of Bethlehem; sons, George, Gilberto, Adalberto & Mario, all of Bethlehem; 27 grandchildren & 18 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Jose. Services: in Yabucoa. Funeraria Capilla Alonzo Funeral Home, Yabucoa. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Mar 28, 1995
Ramos, Carlos M. "Repollo", 36, of Hartford died Saturday, (May 27, 2000) at a local hospital. Born in Caguas, PR, he resided in Hartford most of his life. He leaves his beloved parents, Carmen Julia Rivera of Hartford & Antonio Ramos of Philadelphia, PA; daughter, Yarelis Ramos of Hartford; sister, Landis Ramos of Rockville. DeLeon Funeral Home, 104 Main St., Hartford. Burial in Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. The Hartford Courant, CT, 31 May 2000
Ramos, Carmelo "Carlos", of Southampton, NJ died Friday in Willingboro. He was 70. Mr. Ramos owned and operated Florence Liquor Mart in Florence, NJ. He was a pilot and an avid gardener. He was a resident of Southampton for 4 yrs. and previously lived in Cherry Hill for over 25 yrs. Husband of Olga (nee Araneda). Also survived by 2 daughters, Nina Draper of Marlton and Sylvia Gast of Southampton; one brother, Max Ramos of PR; and 4 grandchildren: James, Jacqueline, & Jennifer Draper, and Matthew Malloy. Entombment at Locustwood Memorial Park, Cherry Hill, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to: American Cancer Society, 410 White Horse Pike, P.O. Box 150, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035. BRADLEY FUNERAL HOME, Marlton, NJ (856-983-1005). Burlington County Times, NJ, May 16, 2000
Ramos, Catalino R., 94, of New Brighton, a retired merchant seaman & a poet, died Monday at his granddaughter's home in Beachwood, NJ Born in PR, he moved to Manhattan in 1942 & to Brooklyn in 1952 before settling in New Brighton in 1980. Mr. Ramos was a merchant seaman, retiring in 1980. For his service in the Merchant Marine during WW II, he received service credit from the Coast Guard & was honorably discharged by the Coast Guard in 1947. Mr. Ramos was a member of the Seamen's Institute union. He was passionate about poetry, & enjoyed politics, cooking & gardening. "He was loved dearly & will live forever," said his granddaughter, Anita Maysonet. In addition to his granddaughter, Anita, surviving are his wife, the former Carmen Rodriguez; 2 sons, Michael & John; 5 daughters, Lu Kantor, Venus Garcia, Rosa Savage, Evelyn Rodriguez & Frances Chew; a brother, Eugene Rodriguez; 4 sisters, Julia, Maria, Juanita & Marta Rodriguez; 23 grandchildren, & 16 great-grandchildren. Mr. Ramos was preceded in death by his daughter, Maria Brown, who died in 1997. Mastapeter Funeral Home, Bayville, NJ. Burial in Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River, NJ the State Island Advance, Apr 6, 2000
Ramos, Ernesto, 67, of Englewood died Saturday. Born in Puerto Rico. He was a building superintendent with Service Employees International Union, Local 32F, the Bronx. Previously, he served in the US merchant marine for 11 yrs. Nesbitt Funeral Home, Englewood. The Record, Bergen County, NJ, 23 Jul 2001
Ramos, Eufemio, 65, of 38 Constitution Ave., a retired laborer, died Friday in University of MA Medical Center after an illness. He leaves his wife, Cristobalina (Cruz) Ramos of Yabucoa, PR; 8 sons, Wilfredo, Jose, Eugene, Eladio, Idafonso & Edicto Ramos, all of Worcester, Nelson Ramos of Hartford, CT, & Edwin Ramos of Yabucoa; 4 daughters, Maria & Norma Ramos, both of Worcester, Cathy & Brenda Ramos, both of Yabucoa; 2 brothers, Sevelo & Arte ... Worcester Telegram & Gazette Online, MA, 05/03/1998
Ramos, Felix E. Jr., 20, of 8 Douglas Ave. died yesterday in Burbank Hospital from injuries suffered earlier in an automobile accident on Route 2A in Lunenburg. He leaves 2 sons, Felix D. and Michael Ramos, both of Fitchburg; his father, Felix E. Ramos Sr. in PR; his mother, Anne E. (Cruz) Ramos of Fitchburg; 2 brothers, Eric S. Ramos and Samuel E. Torres, both of Fitchburg; and aunts, uncles and cousins. Born in Leominster, and lived here most of of his life. Worcester Telegram and Gazette Online, MA, 08/12/1990
Ramos, Flora, 76, of West Chicago, formerly of Aurora, passed away Monday, Sep 24, 2001 at Wood Glen Pavilion in West Chicago. She was born May 25, 1925 in Lares, PR. Survivors include her 5 sons, Hilton (Juanita) Ramos of Sandwich, Gertrudis (Maria) Ramos of Aurora, Miguel (Gidget) Ramos of Montgomery, Pedro (Nilda) Ramos of Aurora and Hilario (Nancy) Ramos of Montgomery; one stepson, Antonio (Josefina) Ramos of Ft. Myers, Florida; 4 daughters, Lucy (Ricardo) Gonzalez of Lares, PR, Victoria (Reynaldo) Cotts of Aurora, Antonia Rodriguez of Batavia and Margarita (Wilmer) Caraballo of Kansas City, Missouri; one stepdaughter, Mero Soto of Lares, PR; 51 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Pedro Torres of Aurora, Ismael Torres of Batavia and Luis Torres of Puerto Richo; 2 sisters, Margarita Torres and Herminia (Pepito) Torres, both of Puerto Rico; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bartolo Ramos in 1996; a stepson, Angel Ramos; her parents, Juan Manuel & Teresa (Aponte) Torres; 3 brothers, Santos, Luis Felipe and Bernardo Torres; and by her sister, Victoria Torres. Funeral from The Daleiden High St. Mortuary Thursday, Sep 27, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. to St. Nicholas Church at 10:00 a.m. Fr. Robert Camacho will officiate with interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sep 26 from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. at The Daleiden High St. Mortuary, 276 High St., Aurora. (630) 898-8634. www.daleidenmortuary.com Suburban Chicago Newspaper, 09/25/01
Ramos, Jesus, 74, of 630 Pierce St., Bethlehem, died Thursday in Gracedale, Nazareth R.1. He was the husband of Josephina (Pizarro) Ramos. Before retiring in 1979, he worked for Sparrow Aluminum Co. for 10 yrs., and previously for Allied Chemical Co., both in Dover, NJ Born in San Juan, PR, he was a son of the late Juan and Marcalena Ramos. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Surviving with his widow are 2 sons, Luis and Rafael, both of Bethlehem; 2 brothers, Ramon Andrades and Raul Andrades, and a sister, Julia Andrades, all in Puerto Rico; 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Connell Funeral Home, 427 E. 4th St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Jan 18, 1985
Ramos, Juan, 69, Sarasota, died Oct. 11, 1998. He was born Aug. 21, 1929, in Puerto Rico and came to Sarasota 29 yrs. ago from NY city. He was a shop foreman for the textile business and a concrete laborer. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife of 49 yrs., Angelina; 2 sons, John of Sarasota and Ricardo of Akron, Ohio; 6 sisters, 1 of New York and 5 of Puerto Rico; and 6 grandchildren. Services were private. Romaine-Sarasota Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Oct 15, 1998
Ramos, Luis, 81, of Bethlehem, died Saturday, Nov. 4, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain HIL He was the husband of the late Marcolina Ramos. He worked in the sugar cane fields of Puerto Rico for 10 yrs. before retiring in 1968. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA 11/07/2000
Ramos, Vicente, 60, of 56 Mechanic St., died Saturday at the Framingham Union Hospital after a long illness. Born in PR, he was the son of Rosendo & Crecencia Feliciano Ramos. He was a resident of Marlboro & Framingham for many yrs. Worcester Telegram & Gazette Online, MA, 10/24/1991
Renta, Antonio, 76, Easton St., Orlando, died Saturday, Aug. 4. Mr. Renta was an electrical engineer. Born in Ponce, PR, he moved to Central Florida in 1981. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors: son, Wilfred, Brooklyn, NY, Tony, George, Richard, all of Orlando; daughters, Lillian Oquendo, Nidia Torres, Sylvia Romero, Marie, all of Orlando, Lissette, NY City; 17 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Woodlawn Memorial Funeral Home, Orlando.Orlando Sentinel, Orlando FL, 6 Aug 2001
Rentas, Jose A., 20, Shenandoah Way, Orlando, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Mr. Rentas was a cashier. Born in Ponce, PR, he moved to Central Florida in 1999. He was Roman Catholic. Survivors: mother, Carmen Molina, Orlando; father, Ismael Perez Sr., Orlando; brothers, Miguel A., Ismael Perez Jr., both of Orlando; maternal grandmother, Alba Roche, Juana Díaz, PR; maternal grandfather, Moises Molina, Boston. A Community Funeral Home and Cremation Service-Pine Castle Chapel, Orlando.Orlando Sentinel, Orlando FL, 9 Aug 2001
Resto Gioia, Grace Aurea, 57, of Fort Lee died Sunday. She was born in PR. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home, Fort Lee. The Record, Bergen County, NJ, Jan 20, 2000
Reyes Cora, Benito (Benito Cora), 60, of 1743 W. Market St., Bethlehem, died Saturday in his home. Lehigh County Coroner Robert Weir attributed death to natural causes. He was the husband of Maria (Martinez) Cora. He was a machine operator for Just Born, Inc., Bethlehem, for 22 yrs. Born in Arroyo, PR, he was a son of the late Marcus Reyes and Amarias Cora. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Surviving with his widow are 2 brothers, Rosario Reyes Cora of Chicago and Jesus Reyes, in Puerto Rico; 2 sisters, Filomenia and Bernadine, both in Puerto Rico; 2 stepsons, Pedro Martinez and Edwin Martinez, both of Bethlehem; a stepdaughter, Sandra Martinez of Bethlehem, and 3 grandchildren. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, July 14, 1985
Reyes Martinez, Nereida, 58, of Valrico Florida, died Monday Sept. 17, 2001 at Tampa General Hospital. She is survived by her son, Orlando Curz of Tampa, FL. Born in Dorado, PR. The Tampa Tribune, FL, Sep 23, 2001
Reyes Orta, Maria I., 45, of Hartford, died Tuesday (March 7, 2000) at a local hospital. Born in Caguas, PR, she resided in Hartford most all of her life. She leaves her beloved parents, Jose and Georgina Reyes, both of Hartford; 3 sons, Jose Santana, Jorge Figueroa and Carlos Santiago, all of Hartford; 2 daughters, Marisol Santana and Elizabeth Figueroa, both of Hartford; a brother, Ricardo Reyes of Springfield, MA; and 7 grandchildren. DeLeon Funeral Home, 104 Main Street, Hartford. Burial in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. The Hartford Courant, CT, 3/9/00
Reyes Perez, Lucia, 87, of 721 Walnut St., died Tuesday at a city nursing home. Born in Orocovis, PR, she lived in Springfield for 2 yrs. She was predeceased by her husband, Angel Negron. She leaves four daughters, Maria L.N. Velez of PR, & Maria N. Velez, Luz E.N. Sullivan and Carmen M. Negron, all of Springfield; a brother, Angel Reyes, & sister, Marta Reyes, both of PR; 9 grandchildren; & 10 great-grandchildren. The funeral and burial in Cayey, PR. Puerta Del Cielo Funeral Home is in charge. Union-News, Sunday Republican, MA, May 3, 2000
Reyes Quintana, Pilar - Funeral services for Pilar Reyes Quintana, 87, of Fairfield will be held Tuesday in Ponce, PR. Burial in La Piedad Cemetery, Maguelles, Ponce. Born Jan. 18, 1912, in Ponce, she died Jan. 20, 2000, in NorthBay Medical Center, Fairfield, after a short illness. She had been a Princess Anna Dolls seamstress for 30 yrs. in NY state. Mrs. Quintana is survived by her daughters, Elba Elias of Suisun City, Rachel Graziano of Bronx, NY, Frances of Ponce, PR, and Ismael of Valley Cottage, NY; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Nadeau Family Funeral Home, Vacaville. The Reporter, Vacaville, CA, Jan 23, 2000
Reyes Reyes, Basilio, 64, of 1833 Lynfield Dr., Bethlehem, died Thursday in his home. He was the husband of Maria (Morales) Reyes. They were married 39 yrs. last August. He was a public service worker in PR for many yrs. Born in Barcerloneta, PR, he was a son of the late Rodolfo and Octavia (Reyes) Reyes. He was a member of Smyna Church of the Lord, Bethlehem. Survivors: Wife; sons, Luis Antonio in PR and Carlos M., Basilio Carmelo and Ramon, all of Bethlehem; daughters, Rosa Perez of Bethlehem and Luz D. Lewis and Iris N., both in PR; sister Chila in PR, 33 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons. David J. Boyko Funeral Home, Macungie. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, May 19, 1990
Reyes Rodriguez, Carmen, (Mrs. Carmen Sanchez), 76, of 1195-I Livingston St., Bethlehem, died Monday in St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of Modesto Sanchez. Born in Arecibo, PR, she was a daughter of the late Esteban and Dolores (Rodriguez) Reyes. She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Surviving with her husband are a son, Angel Luis Rodriguez of Detroit, Mich.; a daughter Nilda, wife of Julian Corchado of Bethlehem; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Feb 17, 1987
Reyes Santiago, Juan, 81, of 128 Bridge St., Allentown, died Wednesday in Allentown Hospital. He was the husband of the late Celia (Reyes) Rivera. He was a migrant worker in the Lehigh Valley for several farms for many yrs. before retiring. Born in Aresibo, PR, he was a son of the late Juan and Isabel (Santiago) Santiago Reyes. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown. Surviving are 10 sons, Antolino in Puerto Rico, Aurelio, Juan, Alfredo, Louise A. and Ivan, all of Allentown, Mike, Louis O. and Louis A., all of Long Branch, NJ, and Pedro of NY; 4 daughters, Juanita of Long Branch, Virginia and Andrea, both in Puerto Rico, and Zaida of Allentown; 100 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Sell Funeral Home, 1145 Lehigh St., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Jan 18, 1985
Reyes, Alejandro "Alex" Sr., 37, formerly of 19 Pearl St., died Tuesday in Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, after a long illness. He leaves 2 sons, Alejandro Reyes Jr. and Steven Reyes; a daughter, Stacey Reyes, all of the Bronx, NY; his father, Ramon Reyes in Puerto Rico; his mother, Natividad (Pabone) Reyes of Clinton; 4 brothers, Benny and Florentino Reyes, both in PR, Modesto and Roberto Reyes, both of Clinton; 5 sisters, Paula Reyes and Hilda Gonzalez, b... Worcester Telegram and Gazette Online, MA, 02/23/1992
Reyes, Alfredo, 44, of Allentown, died Thursday in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Juan and Celia Reyes. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown. Survivors: Sons, Alfredo, Edwin, Freddy and Kung Fu, all of Allentown; brothers, Juan, Raymond, Luis, Alberto and Luis, all of Allentown, and Pete in NJ, and sisters, Jennie Soto in NJ and Sandy of Allentown. Sell Funeral Home, 1145 Lehigh St., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Jun 26, 1988
Reyes, Angel Manuel, 45, of Middletown, formerly of Hartford, died suddenly Wednesday, (December 27, 2000) at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown. Born August 17, 1955 in Comerío, PR, a son of Emilia (Gonzalez) Merced of Hartford, & Esteban Reyes of Comerío, PR, he lived in CT 28 yrs. Besides his parents he is survived by 5 brothers, 5 sisters; & a host of other relatives. Gennaro J. Capobianco-Greater Hartford Funeral Home, 247 Washington St., Hartford. burial in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. The Courant, CT, 12/29/00
Reyes, Antonia, 79, of 139 Electric Ave. died yesterday in Burbank Hospital after a brief illness. Her husband, Louis Velasquez, died in 1967. She leaves 5 sons, Alexandrino Velasquez and Pablo Velasquez-Reyes, both of Fitchburg, Dino Velasquez-Reyes of Lakeville and Benito and Eusedio Velasquez, both in PR; 2 daughters, Ramonita Velasquez of Fitchburg and Natalia Velasquez in PR; a brother, Esmaraldo Reyes in PR; 29 grandchildren; many great-grandchild. Worcester Telegram and Gazette Online, MA, 12/24/1990
Reyes, Bernabe, 79, Newmark Dr., Deltona, died Monday, Aug. 20. Mr. Reyes was a retired letter carrier. Born in Naguabo, PR, he moved to Central Florida in 1985. He was a member of St. Clare Catholic Community, Deltona. He was an Army veteran of WWII. Survivors: wife, Isolina; sons, Herman, Ormond Beach, Wilfredo, Freehold, NJ; daughter, Marylyn, Bronx, NY; sister, Maria Pagan, Naguabo; 6 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, Orange City. Orlando Sentinel, Orlando FL, 22 Aug 2001
Reyes, Yumet A., 37, of Hartford, died Sunday, (April 9, 2000), at a local hospital. Born in San Juan, PR., he resided in Hartford most of his life. He leaves his beloved mother, Aurea Gonzalez of PR; a son, Yumet Reyes, III. of PR; a daughter, Tadamika Reyes of Hartford; a brother, Rolando Reyes of Hartford; a sister, Vianca Reyes of Wethersfield; a step-father, Pedro Figueroa; & a sister-in-law, Maria Carmona. DeLeon Funeral Home, 104 Main St., Hartford. Burial in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. The Hartford Courant, CT, 4/12/00
Riera, Miguel A., 84, Guadalupe Court, Orlando, died Tuesday, Oct. 10. Mr. Rivera was an engineer. Born in Juana Díaz, PR, he moved to Central Florida in 1989. He was a member of Peace Corps, Knights of Columbus, Lions Club & Rotary Club. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Luz; daughters, Olga Arce, Orlando, Chary, PR; 6 grandchildren. Newcomer Family Funeral Home-Winter Park Chapel. The Orlando Sentinel, FL, Oct, 2000
Rios Lopez, Ernestina, 89, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Greenlawn Funeral Home's Chapel. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Lopez died Sunday, May 21, 2000. She was born in Mayagüez, PR, the daughter of the late Juan & Celestina Ortiz Rios. She was of the Catholic Faith. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband, Roque Lopez of Columbia; 3 grandsons; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter. She was predeceased by a brother, Juan Rios. The State, Columbia, SC, 23 May 2000
Rios Rojas, Miguel A., 63, Lansend Court, Kissimmee, died Sunday, Aug. 19. Mr. Rios Rojas was a public utilities senior clerk. Born in Puerto Rico, he moved to Central Florida in 1998. He was a member of Missionary Church of Christ. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Luz M. Quiles; sons, the Rev. Danny Rios, PR, the Rev. Jose M. Rios, the Rev. Eliezer Rios, both of Kissimmee; daughter, Aida L. Jimenez, Kissimmee; brothers, the Rev. Victor Rios, Kissimmee, the Rev. Paul Rios, PR; sister, Leongina Rivera, Kissimmee; 9 grandchildren. Family Funeral Care, Hunter's Creek, Orlando. Orlando Sentinel, Orlando FL, 20 Aug 2001
Rios, Benito, 38, of 26 Channing St. died yesterday in the University of Massachusetts Hospital after an illness. He leaves his wife, Marianela (Mendez) Rios; his mother, Carmen (Rodriguez) Rios of Worcester; 2 brothers, Benjamin Rios of Worcester and Bienvenido Rios of Vega Baja, PR; a sister, Carmen Rios of Worcester; nephews and nieces. He was born in Manatí, PR, son of Urbano Rios, and lived here 14 yrs. Worcester Telegram and Gazette Online, MA, 10/31/1992
Rios, Carmen D., 70, of Bethlehem, died Wednesday, May 3, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of Tomas Rios of Bethlehem. They were married 52 yrs. Born in Comerío, PR, she was a daughter of the late Tomas & Petronila (Rivera) Lopez. She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem, & its Cursillo, Legion of Mary & Sacred Heart of Jesus societies. Survivors: Husband; sons, Antonio of Easton, Efrain of Bethlehem, & Israel & Jose, both of PR; daughters, Maria, wife of Crisobal Cintron of Fountain Hill, Orquidea, wife of Jose Garcia of Bethlehem, Diana, wife of Nestor Lopez of PR, Maritza of Bethlehem, Sonia, wife of Hector Rodriguez of PR, & Carmen, wife of Iran Vazquez of Bethlehem, 24 grandchildren & 14 great-grandchildren. Services: Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday in the church, 312 E. 4th St., Bethlehem. Dino P. Cantelmi Funeral Home, 1311 Broadway, Fountain Hill. Contributions: To the church. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, May 5, 2000
Rios, Julio F., 49, of 40 N. Wood St., Allentown, died Friday, Jul 20, in his home. He was the husband of Myriam (Concepcion) Rios. They were married for 27 yrs. this month. Born in Las Marías, PR, he was a son of the late Luis and Epifania (Cruz) Rios. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Jacqueline A. of Richmond Hill, NY, Doralize Y. Cruz of Brooklyn, NY, Jennifer L. of Allentown; sisters, Ilsa Brunet of Allentown, Irma Rodriguez in Puerto Rico; brothers, Anibal Mondesi and Unco Mondesi, both in Puerto Rico, Amilcar Mondesi in CA, US; 3 grandchildren. Sell-Herron Funeral Home, 1145 Lehigh St., Allentown. . The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, 7/23/2001
Rios, Raphael, 76, of 209 Morris St., Phillipsburg, died Wednesday in Warren Hospital. He was the husband of Norma (Rivera) Rios. He served in the Army for 27 yrs. before retiring as a sergeant first class. He was a veteran of WW II and Korea. Born in PR, he was a son of the late Augustine and Benita Rios. Survivors: Wife; sons, Raphael A. Jr. in Mississippi, Richard G. of North Bergen, NJ, and Edgar A. of Easton; daughters, Norma S. of Wilson, Joanne of Harrison, NJ, and Vivian L. and Gladys B., both of Phillipsburg; brothers, William, Augusto and Bambi, all in Puerto Rico; sisters, Hilda Alcip in Alabama and Lydia Torres in NY, and 13 grandchildren. Strunk Funeral Home, 2101 Northampton St., Wilson. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, 16 Apr 1992
Rios, Sergio, 69, of 214 S. Jefferson St., Allentown, died Friday in his home. He was the husband of Restituta (Galiano) Rios. He was a painter in NY City until retiring. Born in Arecibo, PR, he was a son of the late Marcos and Hilda Rios. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Allentown. Survivors: Daughters, Hilda, wife of Raphael Lopez of Allentown, and Nativida, wife of Pedro Souffront, both of Allentown; and 2 grandchildren. Sell Funeral Home, Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, 4 Apr 1992
Rivas Ruiz, Pedro, 69, of 1347 Pembroke Road, Bethlehem, died Monday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Lucila (Morales) Rivas. They were married 34 yrs. last June. Rivas was a laborer at Orr's department store, Bethlehem. Born in Patillas, PR, he was a son of Paublina (Ruiz) Rivas of Bethlehem & the late Aguedo Rivas. He was a member of Smyrna Church of the Lord, Bethlehem. Survivors: Wife & mother; son Carlos of Allentown; daughter, Carmen M. Morales of Bethlehem; brothers, Francisco, Pablo & Bravlio, all in PR, Domingo of Easton, Alfonso of Boston & Raymond of Bethlehem; sisters, Maria Rivas of Boston, & Maria Neves, Agueda Montecino, Josephina Maderas, Margarita Rivas & Carmen Maderas, all of Bethlehem; 6grandchildren & a great-grandchild. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Apr 30,1991
Rivas Vasques, Facundo, 78, of 863 Argus St., Bethlehem, died Monday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Ramolla (Rodrigues) Rivas. He was a farmer in PR. Born in Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Juan Rivas and Justa Vasques. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Surviving are 4 sons, Juan, Angel and Daniel, all of Bethlehem, and Victor in PR; 4 daughters, Martina Solivan, Confesora Pagan and Luz N., all of Bethlehem, and Benita in PR; several brothers and sisters in PR, and 18 grandchildren. Services in PR. The Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, is charge of local arrangements. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Jan 26, 1988
Rivas, Beverly Ruth, 41, of 544 Green St., Phillipsburg, died Saturday in Warren Hospital after being stricken at her home. She was the wife of Domingo Rivas. Born in Phillipsburg, she was a daughter of Charles and Thelma (Rose) Wilson of Phillipsburg. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Easton. Surviving with her husband and parents are a daughter, Mary Serrano, at home; 3 sisters, Doris Gonzales and Yvonne Amaro, both of Phillipsburg, and Diane Gonzales of Naguabo, PR, and a brother Charles of Easton. Joseph A. Noto Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., Phillipsburg. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Sep 9, 1987
Rivera Arriga, Carmen Eneida, 35, of 1977 Brookside Dr., Bethlehem, died Thursday in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Toa Alta, PR, she was a daughter of Felicita (Arriga) Rivera of Bethlehem and the late Thomas Rivera. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Allentown. Survivors: Mother; daughter, Ida Zayes of Bethlehem; brothers, Nelson of Navarre, FL, Jose Rios of Syracuse, NY and Abigail Rivera of La Porte, TX; sisters, Wanda, wife of Edward Rosada of Bethlehem and Felitia Rios of Toa Alta, PR. Snyder-Hinkle-Spatig Funeral Home, 527 Center St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, August 29, 1992
Rivera Baez, Justo G. of Carpentersville Funeral services for Justo G. Rivera-Baez, 66, of Carpentersville, will be held at Wait-Ross-Allanson Funeral Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Algonquin. Born May 29, 1932, in Ponce, PR, he died Friday, Dec. 25, 1998, at his home. Mr. Rivera-Baez served with the Army from 1952 until 1954 in Germany with the Army of Occupation. He is survived by his wife, Lydia E. Otero-Acevedo; children, Eddie (Mildred) Rivera of Berwyn, Louis G. Rivera of East Dundee, Rudolfo Rivera of Crystal Lake, Sandra Rivera-Bethel, Pa., Beatrice Rivera of Chicago, Xiomare M. Rivera of Chicago, Marilyn Rivera of Orlando, Fla., Wanda (Michael) Kidera of Algonquin and Yvette (Hiram) Ruiz of Elgin; 24 grandchildren; and 8 greatgrandchildren. Chicago Daily Herald, December 26, 1998
Rivera Berrios, Rosario, 73, of 222 E. Linden St., Allentown, died Tuesday in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was the husband of Paula (Alejandro) Rivera. He was a heavy equipment operator in Puerto Rico for many yrs. before retiring. Born in Canovana, PR, he was a son of the late Pedro Hose and Fidelia (Berrios) Rivera. He was a member of I Iglesia de Dios, Allentown. Surviving with his widow are 5 sons, David, Miguel and Osvaldo, all of Allentown, and Jeremia and Wilfredo, both of NY; 9 daughters, Carmem, wife of Hose Torres, and Carmen, wife of Vicente Audifre, both of NY, Rosa in Puerto Rico, Maria E. of Whitehall Township, and Marilu, Maria J., Nancy, Nivia, wife of Miguel Ortiz, and Lissette, wife of Luiz Rosario, all of Allentown; 23 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Services in Puerto Rico. Kulik Funeral Home, 426 Hanover Ave., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Feb 17, 1988
Rivera Calderon, Jesus, 68, of 344 Ridge Ave., Allentown, died Wednesday in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Marcelina Rivera. He was a porter & elevator operator for French & Poly Clinic, Manhattan, NY, for 25 yrs. Born in Vega Alta, PR, he was a son of the late Teleforo & Ignatcia (Calderon) Rivera. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Evelyn of Allentown & Georgina of the Bronx, NY, & 12 grandchildren. Funeral Home, 1145 Lehigh St., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Feb 2, 1995
Rivera Diaz, Arcadia, 75, of 254 Lehigh St., Allentown, died Monday in St. Luke's Hospital. She was the widow of Pedro Cruz. Born in Gurabo, PR, she was a daughter of the late Estaquio Rivera and Josefa Diaz. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church of God M.I., Allentown. Surviving are 6 daughters, Carmen Calderone of NY City, Maximillima Calderone and Arcadia Melendez, both of Allentown, Abigail Calderone, with whom she resided, and Margarita Melendez and Miriam Melendez, both in Puerto Rico; 2 sons, Zacharias Calderone of Allentown and Job Calderone of Hartford, CT; 4 sisters, Nellie, Luz Maria, Claudina and Irene Rivera, all in Puerto Rico; 24 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Kulik Funeral Home, 426 Hanover Ave., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Aug 5, 1986
Rivera Feliciano, Henry, 36, of 52 Tolman Ave., formerly of Clinton, died Thursday at the Deaconess Hospital, Boston, after a long illness. Born in Mayagüez, PR, son of Carlos Sr. and Margarita (Feliciano) Rivera. Worcester Telegram and Gazette Online, MA, 04/08/1989
Rivera Figueroa, Ramona, 76, of 412 N. 7th St., Allentown, died Tuesday in Allentown Hospital. She was the wife of the late Faustino Rosario. Born in Ciales, PR, she was a daughter of the late Manuel Rivera and Justina Figueroa. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown. Survivors: Sons, Francisco Sostre in Puerto Rico and Nemesio Rosado, Jorge Calderon and Francisco Calderon, all of Allentown; daughters, Candida Sostre in PR, Maria Calderon, at home, Sonia Calderon of NY City and Carmen Calderon of Allentown; 5 sisters in Puerto Rico; 25 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Kulik Funeral Home, 426 Hanover Ave.,Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Apr 1, 1992
Rivera Luciano, Cruzita, 74, of 1368 Fritz Dr., Bethlehem, died Monday in Muhlenberg Hospital Center. She was the widow of Cesario Rivera. Born in PR, she was a daughter of the late Disedero CQ and Maria (Luciano) Rivera. She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Sons, Andres, CQ Domingo CQ and Cesario Jr.; daughters, Carmen CQ Rivera, Awilda CQ Garcia, Cecilia Rivera and Carmen CQ Sherer, and a brother, Pedro Vasquez, CQ all of Bethlehem; 33 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son Edward. Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, March 6, 1990
Rivera Medec, Agustin, 64, of 1045 Essex Court, Bethlehem, died Tuesday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Isabel Rivera. Born in Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Victoriano and Modesta (Medec) Rivera. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Wife; sons, Agustin Jr., Jose and Geraldo, and daughters, Lourdes, Milagros, Laura, Marily, Juana, Diana and Adelaida, all of Bethlehem; sisters, Carmen Vasquez of Bethlehem, Hermina of Chicago, IL, and Antonia in PR, and 33 grandchildren. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Dec 7, 1988
Rivera Medina, Maria E., 81, of 4 E. 4th St., Bethlehem, died Sunday in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Ad Juntas, PR, she was a daughter of the late Juan and Francisca (Medina) Rivera. She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Surviving is a sister Juanita of Bethlehem Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Dec 22, 1987
Rivera Milac, Norma I., 38, of Fayetteville died Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center. She was born in Brooklyn. She was a graduate of the State University at Binghamton & worked for Syracuse University as a curriculum administrator. Survivors: Her husband, Michael J.; a daughter, Lauren Milac of Fayetteville; her mother, Carmen Martinez of Brooklyn; her father, Luis Rivera of Brooklyn; a sister, Gladys Huertas of Brooklyn; 2 brothers, Edgar Rivera of FL & Ivan Davila of Brooklyn; a paternal grandmother, Providencia Colon Rivera of PR. Services: Private. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home, Fayetteville, has arrangements. Contributions: American Cancer Society, Onondaga County Unit, 7145 Henry Clay Blvd., Liverpool 13088. the Syracuse Online, NY, 2/29/2000
Rivera Nuñez, Mary C., 52, of 2268 Grove Rd., Allentown, died Monday in the Lehigh Valley Hospital Center. She was the wife of Hermenegildo Hernandez. Born in Orocovis, PR, she was a daughter of Florentino Rivera of Orocovis and the late Candelaria (Nuñez) Rivera. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Allentown. Surviving with her husband and father are a daughter, Christine M., wife of Erith Pena of Reading; 3 sons, Herman and Ricardo, both of NY City, and Daniel, at home; 3 sisters, Carmen of Bayamón, PR, Lalin of Río Piedras, PR, and Elba of Allentown; 2 brothers, Tino of Allentown and Miguel of Bayamón, and a granddaughter. Weber Funeral Home, 502 Ridge Ave., Allentown. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Jan 24, 1984
Rivera Ocasio, Francisco, 80, of 915 E. 4th St., Bethlehem, died Wednesday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Valentina (Rivera) Rivera. They were married 56 yrs. Rivera was a laborer at Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 23 yrs. before retiring in 1975. Born in Corozal, PR, he was a son of the late Regino Rivera and Romana Ocascio. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Wife; sons, Rafael, Angel, Hidalgo, Luis A. and Francisco Jr., all of Bethlehem; daughters, Delia, wife of Carlos Diaz of Bethlehem, and Nelly, wife of Jorge Matos of Fountain Hill; brothers, Ramon of Hartford, CT, and Juanito in Puerto Rico; 30 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Teresa Vazquez. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, July 23, 1992
Rivera Ortiz, Ramona, 72, of 1614 E. 9th St., Bethlehem, died Sunday in her home. She was the wife of Isabello Huertas. They were married 55 yrs. in Nov. Born in PR, she was a daughter of the late Esteban Rivera & Iluminada Ortiz. She was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. Survivors: Husband; sons, Theotore of Allentown, Isabello Jr. & Trinidad, both of Bethlehem, Thomas & Orlando, both at home, & Angel L. of McGuire Air Force Base, NJ; daughters, Anna Marie Vasquez, Ellena Ortiz & Casilda Huertas, all of Bethlehem, Frances Huertas in PR, & Mary Meyers, Mary Jane Huertas & Sandra Ann Huertas, all of Allentown; brothers, Jaun LaBoy in PR & George Rivera of Lakewood, NJ; sisters, Ema LaBoy of NY & Margarita Neives in PR, 31 grandchildren & 17 great-grandchildren. She waspredeceased by daughters, Santa & Santa, & a son Teotoro. Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, May 21, 1991
Rivera Pacheco, Otoniel, 47, of 1185G Livingston St., Bethlehem, died Monday in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Luz E. (Pacheco) Rivera. He was a used car salesman in PR for many yrs. Born in Guaynavo, PR, he was a son of Ibran & Luz (Morales) Rivera of Bethlehem. He was a member of Temple El Refugio, Bethlehem. Survivors: Wife & parents; sons, Eric M., Abdiel, Glezel, Ramses & Johnathan, & a daughter, Onellee, all of Baymon, PR; brothers, Ibrahim of Bethlehem, Ellacim of Levittown, PR, Gamaliel, Cadmiel & Ariel, all of Miami, & Aniano of Río Piedras, PR, & sisters, Adina, wife of David Velazquez, Onelia R., wife of Nisael Ortiz, & Celeste Maldonado, all of Bethlehem. David J. Boyko Funeral Home, Macungie. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Mar 9, 1995
Rivera Padilla, Nerida R., 56, of Belvidere Avenue, Washington, NJ, died Tuesday in Warren Hospital. She was the wife of Rene Rosario. Born in Jayuya, PR, she was a daughter of the late Erasmo and Carmen (Padilla) Rivera. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Washington. Survivors: Husband; daughter Oneida of Washington; brother, Rafael Rivera Padilla of Hummonton, NJ, and a sister, Mirian Padilla of NY City. DeVoe Funeral Home, Washington. The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, March 30, 1990


23 Oct 1918 - 8 May 2004

Robles Rios, Gloria Josefina. Born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 23, 1918. The daughter of an Evangelical preacher and a homemaker, she was one of nine children.

Gloria grew up in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where, while attending high school in 1936-38, she met Mario Villamarzo in her biology class. He joined the U.S. Army and they married on April 26, 1941. They were inseparable for 63 years. During hard times and good times their love was steadfast. Their devotion to each other was unquestionable and admirable.

Gloria was a loving and devoted wife, a caring and compassionate mom to three children: Gloria, of Sierra Vista, Mario Jr. of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Ileana of Columbus, Ohio, and a doting abuelita to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A resident of Sierra Vista since January 1997, she enjoyed tending to her plants on her patios, watching Sabado Gigante with Don Francisco on TV and playing bingo at Our Lady of the Mountains Church Bingo Hall.

Gloria died at home Friday, May 7, 2004, in the presence of her husband, daughters, son-in-law, grandson and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Mario; two daughters, Gloria (David Dueltgen) and Ileana (Stan Vermilyea) and one son, Mario, Jr. (Yvonne Shattuck); seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Jensen's Sierra Vista Mortuary, 5515 S. Highway 92, in Sierra Vista. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2004, at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, in Sierra Vista.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jensen's Sierra Vista Mortuary. The Sierra Vista Herald, Sierra Vista, AZ, May 12, 2004. Daughter Gloria A. V. Dueltgen provided this information. 

 

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