Nelida Arocho

Burial Date:

April 18, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

October 28, 1951 - April 13, 2017

Funeral Home:

Richard J Reidy Funeral Home (Directions)


See Obituary for Details (Directions)

Nelida Arocho, 65, went home with the Lord peacefully on Thursday, April 13, 2017, after a brief struggle with cancer. Nelida was born October 28th, 1951, in Isabela, Puerto Rico. She came to the United States as a teenager and later in time came to live to Lorain in 1986.

She was a Home Health Aid for eight years up to her retirement; Nelida was also a member of the Christ Missionary Pentecostal Church, Lorain for many years.

Nelida enjoyed, shopping, cooking traveling, talking on the phone with her friends, she also enjoyed playing dominos she was a very kind, loving, generous, and selfless woman with a heart of gold. Her children and grandchildren were her pride and joy. Anyone who knew her will tell you, she was very loving and sweet.

Nelida will be desperately loved and missed by her husband Eduardo Arocho; children Rosie H. Claudio, Melva A. Serrano, Nelly and Eduardo Arocho Jr. her 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and siblings Carlos, Haydee, Mirta, Rafael and Ivette Hernandez, and mother Petra Tavarez.

She was preceded by her father Confesor Hernandez and sister Iris Hernandez.

Her family will receive friends on Monday, April 17th 2017 from 5:00 pm until time of a worship and praise service at 7:00 pm at Christ Missionary Pentecostal Church, 1930 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Her funeral service will be Tuesday at 10:00am in the church. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

Burial Location

Section: - L - Lot Number: 28 Space: 4


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