Maria R. Colón

Maria Colón is survived by her husband, 2 sons and 1 daughter and many grandchildren and great-grands. Titi Mayito as her nieces and nephews knew her was almost 96 years old, and was the last of 9 siblings of the Colón Blanco family from Barranquitas, PR. Titi Mayito worked for the ILGWU and was known…

Eduardo Antonio Becerril

He was the love of my life. A loving father, son uncle, grandfather, brother and friend. He was so special to many people. He was a staple in the community because he provide automotive services for more then 25 years in the Bronx. Everyone I come across say that he was a good man and…

Dennis Cerrato

My Uncle (my mom’s brother) was very special to us. He was living in St. Patrick’s Nursing home prior to him passing away of COVID-19 on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020. He loved to sing with his group. His famous phrase was “pass the jelly” when he walked into a room. He always smiled and…

Lorenzo Jacques Thaggard

Lorenzo Jacques Thaggard was born on December 31, 1960 to Barbara Thaggard Belchie and Tommy Cortez. He departed April 18, 2020. He was a native of NYC, a US Army veteran and a retired Social Worker of the City of NY Dept of Human Resources and Social Services where he served for over 20 years.…

BP DIAZ LAUNCHES COVID-19 VIRTUAL MEMORIAL

On Friday, June 12, 2020, Bronx Borough President Jr. launched a virtual tribute to remember and celebrate the lives of Bronxites lost during the coronavirus pandemic. The virtual memorial, which went live on the Bronx Borough President’s website at bronxboropres.nyc.gov/covidmemorial honors borough residents who lost loved ones to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those wishing to submit…

Lucius Ewan

My father died from COVID-19 related illnesses at 10:51 PM on March 25, 2020. He was 82 years old.  He was born and raised in Jamaica and resided  in the Bronx for over 50 years. He was a legal resident for many years and we filed his citizenship papers one week before he died. He…

Patricia Harriet Jackson

My best friend, and only Sister, died of Covid-19 related issues at Einstein on April 7, 2020. Patricia Harriet Jackson was a lifelong resident of the Bronx; she attended PS 31, and Clarke Junior High School in the So. Bronx, and then completed her education at Walton High School, City College, Hostos and Lehman College.…

Ali Shaibi

Ali Shaibi passed away in the Bronx due to COVID-19 on April 7, 2020, at the age of 65. Mr. Shaibi was born in South Yemen immigrated to the United States in 1972 and moved to the Bronx in 1978. He leaves behind 10 children and 34 grandchildren. He was loved by the entire community…