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Ramona RodriguezMarch 15, 1946 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 73)
Ramona Rodriguez (Puchy) 73, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 8 2019 surrounded by her family and close friend Nilka. Born March 15, 1946 to the late Ramon Torres Alamo and Virginia Turpo Mangual, both of Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico. Ramona lived most of her life in Willimantic, CT where she worked as a machine operator at American Thread, Kendall Company and General Cable (formally Brand Rex) and retired from Eastern Connecticut State University as a maintainer. She was a loving mother to her family and made it her mission to ensure that everyone was happy. She will be deeply missed by her adoring and lifelong partner Hector Gutierrez and her loving children to whom she was very close; Emilio Rodriguez and Inez, Magaly D’Amato and Robert, Marytza Luna, Daly Cruz and Carlos. Ramona’s life joy was her deeply loved grandchildren; Dominic, Brandi, Jose, Augustine, Damarys, JanCarlos, Jadiel, Jarian and Jazlyn; and great-grandchildren Jaylianys and Julius. Ramona leaves behind three siblings; Jaime (Chalupo) Torres, Carlos (Tigre) Torres, Carmen Delia (Cambu) Torres and was predeceased by her sister Carmen S. Diaz. Ramona was immensely proud of her family and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories. She was a quiet and private person and was admired and loved by all that knew her especially her close friends. She will be forever missed and eternally loved. Ramona was an absolutely beautiful soul who has ascended to heaven be with our loving heavenly father. A funeral mass is being held on Monday, May 13 at Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Church, 61 Club Road, Windham, CT at 11:00 AM. Calling hours are also being held on Monday, May 13 between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM at Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson Street, Willimantic, CT.