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Rafael Calderon

March 22, 1926 ~ April 16, 2021 (age 95)

Obituary

 

Obituary

A LIFE WELL LIVED.

ON APRIL, 16 2021, RAFAEL CALDERON, LOVING HUSBAND, FATHER AND GRANDFATHER, PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY AT HOME IN MANHATTAN, NEW YORK. RAFAEL WAS PRE DECEASED BY HIS WIFE OF 40 YEARS, AMPARO CALDERON IN 1994.  RAFAEL IS SURVIVED BY HIS CHILDREN DIANA, EVELYN AND RAFAEL JR, GRAND CHILDREN ARLENE, NATHANIEL, ANDRE, MONICA, NATALIE AND GABRIEL, GREAT GRANDCHILD JAHNOAH.

BORN IN GURABO, PUERTO RICO ON MARCH 22, 1926 RAFAEL WAS KNOWN AS A MAN OF INTEGRITY, COMMITMENT AND PASSION WITH A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR WHO NEVER FORGOT A LOVED ONES BIRTHDAY.  HE ESPECIALLY LOVED MUSIC, DANCING, TELLING JOKES, THE NEW YORK YANKEES AND ENJOYING A GREAT MEAL WITH HIS FRIENDS AND FAMILY.  HE WAS AN ARMY VETERAN WHO PROUDLY SERVED DURING THE KOREAN WAR.  HE RETIRED FROM THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY AFTER DECADES OF SERVICES.    

HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY HIS LOVING FAMILY AND ALWAYS REMEMBERED IN THEIR HEARTS.  

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