ROSA-VELEZ SONIA M. ROSA-VELEZ "Chikee" Sonia M. “Chikee” Rosa-Velez, of Herndon, VA died on November 13, 2008 at Capital Hospice, Arlington, VA. Sonia worked as a Spanish teacher in the Fairfax County Public Schools at Kilmer Middle School and Chantilly High School for the past seven years. She was also a member of Cornerstone Seventh Day Adventist Church, Herndon, VA. Sonia was the beloved wife of 23 years of Eliud Bonilla; loving and devoted mother of Alex Bonilla; cherished daughter of Pascual Rosa and Josefa Velez of Puerto Rico; sister of Gloria Rosa, Carmen Negron, Zaida Rosa and Mariam Rosa-Soto. Funeral services and interment will be held in Puerto Rico and a memorial service in Northern Virginia will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Adams-Green Funeral Home, Herndon, VA
Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 16, 2008.