Rafaela Urena, 80, of Shenandoah, passed away on Sunday, July 5th in Shenandoah.
Born on November 20th, 1939 in Janico, Dominican Republic, she was the daughter of the late Ramon Vargas and Maria Urena.
Rafaela was preceded by her husband, Emilio Jesus Nunez. She leaves behind 2 sons- Elvis and Rody, 3 daughters- Martina, Aurelinda, and Yohanny, 5 siblings- Celida, Flora, Eleonte, Mirella, and Juana. 12 grandchildren- Yael, Nena, Kathelyn, Jerry, Estefany, Yohairys, Joelvis, Yonardy, Jalvi, Miguel, Jamaury, and Jelvi. 6 great-grandchildren- William, Jowell, Jandiel, Aiden, Mikelangelo, and Jerremy. Nieces and nephews- Danny, Nelly, Ronny, Danhazly, Kauryl, Kiara, Brian, Gisely, and Genesis, and in-laws- Miguel, Corina, Julissa, and Michael.
She brought joy, happiness, and laughter to all who met her, and will be missed by everyone. She was brave, loving, funny, and very caring. Rafaela loved spending time with family and going to church. She enjoyed cooking, cleaning, listening to music, watching television, and taking care of her plants.
Kind words from her family, “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in our hearts.”
A viewing for family and friends will be conducted on Thursday, July 9th from 10am until 2pm at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah.
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