Rafael Villa, of Elizabeth, NJ and formerly of Sleepy Hollow died unexpectedly on July 23, 2019 at the age of 71.
Born in the Dominican Republic on March 25, 1948, he was the son of Luis Maria and Lucia Reyes Villa.
Rafael was retired from General Motors where he had worked for many years and was a member of UAW Local 664.
Rafael will be remembered as a wonderful family man. His family was the most important thing in his life. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Mireya Rosario Villa and his beloved children Evelisse Villa, Jessica Jimenez and Randy Villa. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren Gabriella Jimenez, Jaxon Jimenez, Gianna Jimenez and Logan Rafael Villa. In addition, he is survived by his loving sisters and brother Cecelia, Maria, Ana, Aurora, Minerva and Ramon as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Mireya.
Visitation will be at Coffey Funeral Home on Thursday from 4PM to 8PM where services will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.