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Juan Rangel

November 5, 1931 — September 13, 2023


Juan Rangel, an upstanding citizen with a great sense of humor and a devoted family man, passed away on September 13, 2023. He was born on November 5, 1931, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Juan was beloved by all who knew him for his warm personality and his deep love for his family.

Throughout his life, Juan displayed an unwavering commitment to being the best husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather he could be. He found immense joy in spending time with his loved ones and creating lasting memories together.

Juan had a wide range of interests that brought him happiness and fulfillment. He loved watching WWE matches, finding excitement in the athleticism and theatrics of the sport. Additionally, he was an avid reader who made it a point to read the bible every day to nourish his spiritual side.

In his leisure time, Juan enjoyed playing dominos with friends and family. It was during these games that he showcased his sharp intellect and strategic thinking. He also found solace in listening to music, finding comfort in its melodies and rhythms.

Juan's curious mind led him to embrace crossword puzzles and word searches as hobbies that challenged him intellectually. He delighted in solving their intricacies and expanding his knowledge along the way.

One of Juan's proudest accomplishments was raising a wonderful family. He shared a lifetime of love and devotion with his wife Eugenia Rangel. Together they built a strong foundation for their children Julia Zabala, Vivian Romero, Harold Rangel, as well as their respective spouses Heriberto Zabala, Arturo Romero, Norma Rangel.

Juan's grandchildren were the apple of his eye: Herbert Zabala, Jasmin Castillo, Jennifer Zabala Velasquez, Wilson Salazar , Natalia Rangel,
Jonathan Rangel, Juan Carlos Romero, Paola Velez, Juan Camilo Romero. His great-grandchildren - Jaelyn Castillo, Kaya Zabala, Jordan Velez,
Juliana Castillo, Sarah Romero, Isabella Romero, Kaiden Rangel Garza, Daxton Rangel Garza, Adonis Rangel and Symphony Noel Rangel
brought immeasurable joy into his life.

Juan's legacy extends beyond his immediate family. He shared a deep bond with his brother Luis Rangel, his brother Jorge Serra, his brother Rigoberto Rangel, and sister Olga Parks as well as numerous nieces and nephews who cherished him dearly.

Juan will forever be remembered for his kind heart, infectious laughter, and unwavering dedication to his loved ones. His love and guidance will continue to live on through the memories he created with family and friends.

Although we mourn the loss of Juan Rangel, it is important to celebrate his life and the impact he had on all those fortunate enough to have known him. He leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and cherished moments that will forever be engrained in our hearts.

May Juan's soul rest in eternal peace.


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Monday, September 18, 2023

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