Rafael A. Collado, 44 of Perth Amboy, passed away suddenly on Friday, June 21, 2019 at his residence .
Rafael was born in Baitoa, Santiago, Dominican Republic and came to Perth Amboy in 1982. He was employed by Mattress Firm, East Hanover as the Store Manager for many years. He was a parishioner of Saint John Paul II Parish at St. Stephens Church. He loved spending time with his children, family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his loving mother Romona ( nee Rosario ) Collado.
He is survived by his devoted wife Maria C. ( nee Rodriguez ); cherished son of Domingo Collado; beloved father of Anthony, Shaileen and Alexander Collado; dear brother of Damayra and her husband Roberto Alvarez, Gabriel, Yasmin, Hendy and his wife Clarabel, Medy Collado and Yleana and her husband Richard; adored uncle of many nieces, nephews and cousins.
We begin to leave on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a Funeral Mass at 10 am at Saint John Paul II Parish at St. Stephens Church. Interment will follow at Alpine Cemetery. Visiting is on Wednesday from 2 ~ 4 & 7 ~ 9 pm.