Alfred Schwartz

He was my My Father, My Dad, My friend. He took what was thrown at him and kept fighting. He grew up right alongside his most favorite place – Yankee Stadium where he was honored on the greatest field for his service in WWll in 2018. My Dad cracked jokes with that dry sense of…

Rafael Arciniegas

My father was a man of perseverance who tirelessly worked as a taxi driver to care for his family. He helped bring his mother, siblings and in-laws from the Dominican Republic so that they could have more opportunities. His strength, intelligence, wisdom and spirituality will live on through his children and grandchildren. Te adoramos, papi.

Lucy Quesada (Mama)

My mother Luz “Mama” Quesada was someone special to everyone who came across her. She played an important role in our family as someone who kept us all together, making all birthdays and holidays special. She was loved by those in her neighborhood and always went out of her way to make sure everyone was…

Juan Rivera

My uncle, was the absolute best uncle anyone can ask for. He never judged us, and always had our backs. He’s more than a uncle, he’s another dad. My daughter even calls him grandpa. Today is his birthday, and It feels so weird not to call him and wish him a happy birthday. We miss…