Rosa Valentin, 87, of Williams Township, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at her home.
Born November 18, 1934 in Yauco, Puerto Rico, Rosa moved to New York at the age of 19 and lived in Brooklyn, NY, The Bronx, NY, Queens, NY, and Phillipsburg, NJ, before moving to Williams Township, PA in January 2022. Rosa worked as a seamstress all her life in Puerto Rico and New York. She was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Roman Catholic Church in Milford, NJ. Rosa loved to do crafts, needlework, make her own Christmas cards and her own clothes. She was an amateur photographer and wrote poetry. She was a great cook and had a lovely sense of humor.
Daughter of the late Angelino and Santia (Ruiz) Valentin, Rosa is survived by her daughter Nancy Nazario and her husband Bill Barr of Williams Township, PA, her son Julio Aberto Nazario and his wife Yanira of Long Island, NY, her brothers Raul Valentin of Yorkana, PA, Miguel Valentin of Long Island, NY, and Nestor Valentin of Miami, FL, her grandchildren Bradford, Lauren, Vanessa, and Sidney, and her great-grandchildren Dominic, Gianna, Adriana, Alysa, Angelica, and Vida. Rosa is predeceased by her brother Angel Valentin and her sisters Justina Quiñonez, Amparo Velez, and Carmen Mercado.
The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 4-7 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11 AM at St. Edward the Confessor R.C. Church, 61 Mill Street, Milford, NJ. Entombment will follow at the Immaculate Conception Mausoleum in Annandale, NJ.