COLONDRES, Rafael Went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2014 at the age of 74. A veteran of the U.S. Army and member of Nativity Catholic Church, Rafael also enjoyed constructing model planes and ships. Survived by his beloved wife Caterina "Catherine" whom he shared 45 years with. Rafael also leaves behind his loving brothers and sisters, Roberto, George, Manuel, Maria Rudes and Carmen Lopez. Visitation will be Wednesday May 28th from 1-3 pm at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, 2323 W. Brandon Blvd., Brandon. A funeral mass will be held Thursday May 29th 10 am at Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, with interment following at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 26, 2014