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Edilia E. (nee Fadraga), 81, of Kearny died on January 9, 2014 at her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated on Saturday at 10 AM at Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 AM to process over to the church. There are no visiting hours.
Mrs. Perez was born in Maximo Gomez, Cuba and came to the United States in 1971 settling in Newark and moving to Kearny in 1980. She was a member of The Breast Cancer Survivor Foundation, Kearny.
She exemplified The American Dream. Through hard work and dedication to her family and her country that she loved, she was able to raise a family, travel through Europe and Latin America and purchase her house in Kearny in 1980. Her legacy of love lives on in the hearts of all whose lives she touched.
She is the beloved wife of Juan J. Perez of 52 years. Dear mother of Maria Rockfol (Donald). Grandmother of Katarina Rockfol. Sister of Sarah Goyenechea (Manuel), Eva Tovar and the late Hilda Alfonso, Calos and Miguel Fadraga. Sister-in-law of Roberto Alfonso. Aunt of Victoria Fadraga-Matos (Raymon) and their son Raymon, Carlos Goyenechea (Maureen) and their sons Kevin and Ryan, Manuel Goyenechea and Esperanza Clinchot (Charles) and their daughters Kaitlyn and Alexis.
In lieu of flowers donations To Make A Wish Foundation 1347 Perrineville Road Monroe Township, NJ 08831 (www.nj.wish.org) would be appreciated.
Published in The Record/Herald News on Jan. 10, 2014