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Lydia (Velez) Salva

April 12, 1929 ~ February 22, 2018 (age 88)

Lydia Salva
Age: 88        Perth Amboy

Lydia Salva ( nee Velez ), 88 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Amboy Care Center in Perth Amboy. 

Lydia was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and moved to Brooklyn, New York. She was a resident of Perth Amboy for 54 years. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church and worked with the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development of Perth Amboy.   

She is preceeded in death by her devoted husband Angel A. Salva, who passed away in 2016; loving daughter of Augusto and Anna ( Muniz ) Velez; loving sister of Josephina Vasquez, Inez and Alicia Aponte and Altagracia Davila.  

Lydia is survived by her beloved children Carmen and her husband Anibal Pereira, Angel and his wife Gladys Salva, Gladys E. Salva, Altagracia and her husband Engel Galarza; dear sister of Joseph Velez & Felicita Flores; adored grandmother of 7 and great ~ grandmother of 4; cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. 

Visiting is on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy from 8:30 ~ 10:30 am. We will leave the funeral home at 10:45 am for a funeral mass at 11 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Interment will follow at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ.

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