Antonia Pérez was born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico in 1921. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roberto, of 50 years. Also, preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, 4 sisters, 1 grandchild, and 1 great grandchild. Antonia is survived by her children Linda Navedo of Orlando, FL and Robert Pérez (wife Wendy) of Holland, MI. Also, Antonia is survived by 2 sisters (Felicita in CA and Carmen Dominga in PR}, 3 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Antonia moved to NYC in the 40’s where she met her husband, Roberto. Before moving to Orlando she worked as a nurse, a seamstress and an employee of Alexander’s Department Stores. She was a long-time member of St. Anselm’s Catholic Church in the Bronx, NY, a member of the Ladies Altar Society and a Girls Scout leader. She enjoyed traveling and socializing with friends. She and her husband moved to Orlando where she was a parishioner of Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
A bilingual mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 24th at 11:00 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Orlando followed by a burial at Chapel Hill Cemetery.
Rest in Peace, Antonia.