Rafael Vega Martinez

Rafael Vega Martinez

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

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Obituary for Rafael Vega Martinez

Springfield - Rafael Vega Martinez ,73, passed away on Thursday, April 9th, 2020. Rafael was born in Anasco, Puerto Rico, on August 30, 1946, to his parents Thomas Vega and Matilde Martinez. He was predeceased by his parents, three brothers: Alfredo Vega, Cesar Vega and Tomas (Pichao) Vega, four sisters: Hilda Nelly Vega, Gracia Vega, Milagros Vega, and Tomasa Vega. Rafael lived in Springfield all of his adult life. He enjoyed fishing, listening to Puerto Rican music from the old days, messing with his cars, and watched all episodes of Wheel of Fortune. He was also a collector of family photos which he proudly displayed on all of the walls in his apartment. Rafael leaves to cherish his memories: his longtime girlfriend: Elba Galindez, seven daughters: Maria Ligus, Omayra Farmer, Sonia Figueroa, Elizabeth Vega, Maria E, Vega, Zo-raya Vega and Vanessa Vega, eight grandchildren: Bianca Ligus, Joshua Ligus, Dennis Ortiz, Anthony Rosa, Chelsea Quinones, Crystal Vega, Kayla Farmer, and Leah Farmer, six great grandchildren, a brother: Enio Vega, a sister: Margarita Perez, and many loving nieces and nephews in Massachusetts, New York and Puerto Rico.

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God rest your soul. You will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 06:17pm via Condolence

Mayra Dejesus

Mayra Dejesus

Rafael you will be truly missed!!! Thank you for making me feel welcomed and treating me like family. There was never a dull moment with you with all the jokes. I will miss all the laughter we had together. Love you always you will have a special place in my heart.
En la gloria de Dios tu estas y se que estas descansando en paz. Los veremos pronto.
Love you!

Comment | Posted at 02:21pm via Condolence

Luz M. DeJesus

Mi más sentido pésame que descanse en paz
Departe de la familia DeJesus
Comment | Posted at 08:37am via Condolence

To all of Rafael's family we are sorry for your loss, I have many memories of always seeing Rafael surrounded by his family, and always smiling! We are sending prayers for peace & healing to his beautiful family. He is rejoicing with all of our angels in heaven
Love Linda & Bill Fawcett
Comment | Posted at 05:44pm via Condolence

Elizabeth Santos

My condolences to the entire family he is gone from your sight, but not your heart hold on to those memories our thoughts and prayers are with you. We wish you healing and peace. I hope you feel surrounded by much love. We are sorry for your loss and we are thinking of you during these difficult times. May he rest in peace. Much love Elizabeth, Carlos and Eliel.
Comment | Posted at 05:38pm via Condolence

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