Harriet Rojas

  • "Love is always with us. You have left us too soon. We will..."
  • "I had the pleasure to know Harriet through a mutual friend..."
  • "To a great friend that I have known for a very long time...."
  • "Rest in Peace my friend...."
    - Ruth Vanski
  • "My heart goes out to the family. You are all in my thoughts..."
    - John Forcinelli

ROJAS, HARRIET E. PESTEY Harriet E. Pestey Rojas, 62, of Conway, SC, formerly of North Haven, CT, passed away on Feb. 18, 2014. She was born in New Haven, CT, Nov. 2, 1951, to the late Henry and Hazel Pestey. Harriet graduated from North Haven High School and received a BA in Nutrition from the University of New Haven. She was married to Daniel Rojas. Harriet was a food service manager at Conway Medical Center in Conway, SC. Prior to moving to South Carolina, she was a Nutritionist at Mid State Hospital. She enjoyed traveling, crafting, photography, baking and spending time with her family and friends. Harriet enjoyed life to the fullest. She had an infectious smile and everyone loved being around her. She leaves behind her husband Dan and one sister, Henrietta Boniewicz. Also four children: Kim (Jim) Astorino, Ron (Lisa) Spears, Melissa (Mike) Czerniewski, Cheryl (Phil) Camarota, all of CT. Sister-in-law, Benita Molchan. She also leaves behind six grandchildren, nephews, and two beloved cats, Bree and Flash. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 26, at 11 am at Holmes Funeral Home, 400 Main Street, Manchester. Burial will follow in East Cemetery Manchester. Memorial calling hours will be prior the service, Sat., April 26, 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to New Haven Animal Shelter, 81 Fournier Street, New Haven, CT 06511. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.holmes-watkinsfuneralhomes.com
Published in The New Haven Register on Apr. 22, 2014
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