Rochester: Passed away peacefully on October 16, 2014 at the Leo Caring Center in Rochester, New York.
Her Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, October 21st, 9 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 3003 Dewey Avenue, Rochester NY 14616. Officiated by Father Thomas and Deacon Lombard.
She is survived by her loving children, Carlos Garcia (Olga), Maria Garcia (Brian), Ricardo Garcia (Debbie), Norma Garcia (Samuel), Marilyn Escalera (Gabriel), Jose Garcia & Christopher Garcia (Michelle). She was blessed with many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her surviving siblings are Celin (Rosa) Cruz Maria (Eleuterio Sr.), Margarita (Esteban), Natividad (Angel Sr.), Sonia ( Luis), Arcadio (Elsa), Antonia (Tim), Francisco (Cruz Divina), Isabel (Ramiro) & Luis (Maria).
She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Isabelino Garcia; parents, Francisco and Juana Rivera (Guzman); brother, Ismael Rivera. She was a native of Puerto Rico and lived in Rochester New York for many years where she raised her family. Luisa loved to travel and lived in numerous places including St. Petersburg, Florida.
Her favorite pasttimes were dancing, cooking, and spending time with her children, family and friends. She loved to laugh and enjoyed life with a sense of humor. She was a caring, giving, strong and feisty woman with an intense passion for life and her children. Luisa will always live in our hearts and will forever be dearly missed.
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