Tomas "Papo" Illa, 73 of Woodbridge, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy.
Papo was born and raised in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico and came to Perth Amboy then to Woodbridge many years ago. He was a custodian for various manufacturing companies through out the Middlesex County.
He is preceded in death by his parents Tomas and Maria ( nee Lisojo ) Illa; his son Angel "Louie", Edwin and Roberto "Berto" Lopez; brother of Jose Ramon "Mon", Ludgerio "Lulu"Perez and Pedro Angel "Chicken" Illa.
He is survived by his children Tomas Jr., Edwin, Tony, Prisila Illa, Francisco "Pepe" Nieves and Norberto "Junie" Lopez; brother of Jose Raul "Gorgito" Perez; uncle of many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10 am at the gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy with the Rev. Paul Sears officiating. Interment will be at Alpine Cemetery. Visiting is on Monday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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