In Memory of



Obituary for Ricarda Rocafuerte

Ricarda was born on July 19, 1945 in Mayag├╝ez, Puerto Rico, second youngest of five siblings. She lived there until she was 14, when she moved to New York with her family. She grew up to be a great homemaker and cook, taking care of her husband and five children. Outgoing with a great sense of humor, she lived by her faith, always singing and bringing joy and laughter to those around her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dagoberto Rivera and Domitila Velez, her brother, Antonio Rivera and husband, Wilson Rocafuerte. She is survived by all her children; Denise Rivera, Wilfredo Rosario, Edwin Rosario, Omayra Rosario, Wilson Rocafuerte Jr., fourteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, two siblings and many nieces and nephews.