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Rafael Arcangel Restrepo

October 24, 1926 ~ October 4, 2018 (age 91)

RAFAEL A. RESTREPO

1926-2018

HOLYOKE- Rafael Restrepo, 91, of Holyoke, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Holyoke Health Care Center with his loving family by his side. He was born on October 24, 1926, a son of late Nestor-Flavio Restrepo and Laura Ramirez. Rafael earned his Associate’s Degree in audio and visual repair and spent much of his life working in various factories as a technician and mechanic. He married Maria (Yepes) Restrepo and they spent over 72 years together before his passing. He enjoyed enjoyed agriculture, working with his hands, playing the guitar, and traveling to his native land, Colombia. More importantly, he enjoyed and valued time spent with his wife and family. He was predeceased by his daughter Rosalba Restrepo, son-in-law Humberto Giraldo, his grandsons Willer Bedoya and Daniel Escobar, and seven other siblings. He will be dearly missed by his children: Noralba Bedoya and her husband Neftaly; Esperanza Bedoya and her husband Efren; Nestor Restrepo and his wife Alba; Margarita Ossa-Restrepo and her husband Victor; Helda Lucia Muñoz and her husband Carlos Fernando; Rafael Restrepo;  Leticia Restrepo and her husband Julio; Emerida Giraldo; Rosalba Lopez and her husband Antonio; twenty-six loving grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. His siblings Fabiola, Luisa, Mariela, Jorge, and Carlos also survive Rafael. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday October 11, 2018 from 4-7PM at Messier Funeral Home, 1944 Northampton St., Holyoke. His funeral will begin at 8:45AM on Friday, October 12, 2018 from Messier’s with a Liturgy of Catholic Burial at 10AM in Immaculate Conception Church, 54 N Summer St., Holyoke. The Rite of Committal and Burial will follow in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery, Pittroff Ave, South Hadley. For a full obituary and more details please visit www.messierfuneralhome.com.


RAFAEL A. RESTREPO

1926-2018

HOLYOKE- Rafael Restrepo, 91, de Holyoke, falleció el jueves 4 de octubre de 2018 en el Holyoke Health Care Center con su querida familia a su lado. Nació el 24 de octubre de 1926, hijo de Néstor-Flavio Restrepo y Laura Ramírez. Rafael obtuvo su título de Asociado en Reparación Audiovisual y pasó gran parte de su vida trabajando en varias fábricas como técnico y mecánico. Se casó con María (Yepes) Restrepo y pasaron más de 72 años juntos. Antes de su muerte disfrutaba de la agricultura, trabajando con sus manos, tocando la guitarra y viajando a su tierra natal, Colombia. Más importante aún, disfrutó y valoró el tiempo que pasó con su esposa y su familia.  Su hija Rosalba Restrepo, yerno Humberto Giraldo, sus nietos Willer Bedoya y Daniel Escobar, y otros siete hermanos, le precedieron. Sus hijos le extrañarán mucho: Noralba Bedoya y su esposo Neftaly; Esperanza Bedoya y su esposo Efrén; Néstor Restrepo y su esposa Alba; Margarita Ossa-Restrepo y su esposo Víctor; Helda Lucia Muñoz y su esposo Carlos Fernando; Rafael Restrepo; Leticia Restrepo y su esposo Julio London; Emerida Giraldo; Rosalba López y su esposo Antonio; veintiséis nietos y 19 bisnietos. Sus hermanos Fabiola, Luisa, Mariela, Jorge y Carlos también sobreviven a Rafael. El horario de visitas será el jueves 11 de octubre de 2018 de 4-7PM en Messier Funeral Home, 1944 Northampton Street, Holyoke. Su funeral comenzará a las 8:45AM el viernes 12 de octubre de 2018 desde Messier con una Liturgia de Entierro Católico a las 10AM en la Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, 54 N Summer St., Holyoke. El Rito de Compromiso y Entierro se llevará a cabo en el Cementerio Mater Dolorosa, Pittroff Ave, South Hadley. Para un obituario completo y más detalles, por favor visite www.messierfuneralhome.com.

 

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