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Rafaela (Soto) Torres

October 24, 1938 ~ December 23, 2017 (age 79)
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Rafaela Torres ( nee Soto ), 79 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune with her family by her side. 

Rafaela was born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico and came to Perth Amboy 57 years ago. She was employed by various manufacturing companies throughout the Middlesex County area as a laborer. She was a parishioner of Miost Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Our Lady of Hungary church.   

He is preceded in death by her devoted husband Antonio Torres; loving mother of Antonio and Samuel Torres; dear daughter of Juan and Adelina ( nee Rios ) Torres; caring sister of Francisco "Ito" Soto and Josefina "Dida" Perez Rios.  

She is survived by her beloved children Irene Koudis and Edwin and his wife Luciana Torres; cherished sister of Alejandro and Martin Soto, Ruperta Albarran; adored grandmother of Samantha Michella Koudis. 

We begin to leave on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 10 am at Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Our Lady of Hungary Church. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery. Visiting is on Wednesday from 5 ~ 9 pm. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
December 27, 2017

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home
419 Barclay Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 28, 2017

9:15 AM
Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home
419 Barclay Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Funeral Mass
Thursday
December 28, 2017

10:00 AM
OUR LADY OF HUNGARY CHURCH
697 CORTLAND STREET
PERTH AMBOY, NJ 08861

Committal
Thursday
December 28, 2017

11:30 AM
OUR LADY OF HUNGARY CEMETERY
NEW BRUNSWICK AVENUE
FORDS, NJ 08861


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