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Modesto Alcivar

Modesto A. Alcivar

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Obituary

It is with deep saddness that the family of Modesto A. Alcivar announces his passing on April 28, 2020 at the age of 73. Modesto A. Alcivar, born February 28, 1947 in Rocafuerte, Ecuador and moved to the United States on April 18, 1977. Prior to moving to the United States he married his wife Maria A. Alcivar on August 18,1975.

He worked for 17 years for Domino Sugar Inc. in various job titles with the last being as a forklift driver. He worked hard and long hours and did it for his family to send his 3 daughters to Catholic school from Kindergarten until High School.

Modesto son of Licenia Ozaeta and predeceased by his father Modesto A. Alcivar. Surviving him is his adoring mother, Licenia Ozaeta, his wife, Maria A. Alcivar, his 3 daughters, Licenia Alcivar, Addyn Torres, and Daisy Alcivar-Garrison. His son in law, Davall Garrison, his 6 grandchildren, Wilton Torres Jr., Leilani Torres, Isabella Garrison, Davall Garrison Jr., Joshua Torres and Zackary Torres.

Also survivng are his 2 sisters, Ynes Alcivar Zambrano and Daisy Alcivar-Zambrano, his 3 brothers, Victor Alcivar, Patricio Alcivar and Fernando Alcivar and many, cousins, neices and nephews.

Modesto was also predeceased by his sister Theresa Alcivar Rodriguez.

Modesto was an avid NY METS fan & looked forward to the baseball season all winter and loved his Ecuadorian Barcelona S.C. Futbol. He also loved reading, crossword puzzles, playing the lotto, taking long walks, writing poetry, reading his Spanish newspaper “El Diario”, and especially correcting everyone’s grammer in Spanish until the very end.

He was someone who was always grateful for the food he had in front him, the roof over his head and the family he had to share it with. Making the sign of the cross always to thank God for it all.

We we will always remember him as the funny, always ready with a quater for anyone’s meter so they wouldn’t get a ticket, hard working, loving father, best grandpa and pipa we could have hoped for, may you finally find your happiness and sleep in peace.
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    Location
    Ferncliff Cemetery
    Address
    280 Secor Road
    HARTSDALE, NY 10530
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    Notes
    Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the funeral services for Modesto A. Alcivar will be held privately. The Alcivar family thanks you for your kind thoughts and prayers. A celebration of Modesto's life will be held at a later date and posted to this website.

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DA

Daisy ALcivar

Posted at 12:40pm
It's the day after we said our final goodbye, it could not have been a more beautiful day yesterday. I miss you so much, I will be taking a different route to work next year so my heart doesn't break everytime I see your window. I love you daddy. Decanse en paz, tu Daisita que te quiere tanto que me duele en el alma.
KM

Karyn Medranda

Posted at 04:24pm
It was the sweet smell of his cologne, then I knew he was home.
Every visit meant advice to be heard when I was only ten years old.
He would tell me, “Mijita, hagame un favor. No fume” with a regretful look.
I would smile and say "No Tio" and go on with my book.
The pensive looks on his face would be distracted by my sudden embrace, the shine in his light eyes were grateful.
Thank you for loving and never forgetting me as the world turned so many years later,
Today I say good-bye Tio Modesto.

I was so happy I got to see you one last time. You didn't want to cry, but every time you did, you couldn't help it. I stayed strong, sitting next to you. We had no conversation but I knew that you were there for the entire time. As I was preparing to leave, your gaze was low, but never lost. As I slowly walked and waited for the elevator, you lifted your head, let out a deep breath and gave me a strong blink. No more crying, no more pain, no more. Thank you for ALWAYS letting me in your house, for not getting mad at me when I would tiptoe across your room to get to your "chicas," my sisters, for being the one to buy me ice cream from the ice cream truck, for introducing me to AC trips, for teaching me the difference between a milk shake and vanilla ice cream, for showing me how funny "Three's Company" was, for being the only Mets fan when I thought Yankees were the only NY baseball team, and for loving me like I was one of your own. I love you Tio Modesto; may you now be free from this world, and enjoying Jesus in paradise.
J

Jessica Medranda

Posted at 11:35am
RIP Tio, I’m glad I went to see you before this horrible virus hit, you smiled and cried so I knew you recognized me and then I made you laugh. You suffered enough and knowing that you are now resting is comforting. Sharing memories is always comforting for me at least so One quick story to share he was the first person who told me that I had RBF (rest b$&!? face) not as insult but as a compliment, told me that every time I got on the bus I walked with blinders and never even saw him lol. Apparently everyday after school! Well he told me to continue to be that way and not to talk to strangers, get in the bus and get out. This conversation I’ve never forgotten, I still get told to this day I look mean lol Thank you for your daughters, they are like my sisters, I mean for years I basically lived in your house. You watched me raise Emily while you were like a dad to Leilani. May your sleep in peace ❤️🙏
M

Martha Medranda

Posted at 06:42pm

The first brother-in-law in my life. The person who talked to me at 7yrs old about being smart about money lol. I will always be reminded of you when i see a plastic coin holder. Thank you giving me 3 nieces who i love like sisters. You will always be remembered. Rest In Peace.
 
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Daisy Posted at 07:02pm

The coin purses!!!!!
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