Juan J. Velazquez 76 of East Stroudsburg, Pa. died on Monday July 1, 2019 in Manor Care in Allentown, Pa. He was the widower of Carmen J. (Fernandez) Velazquez. Born in Vieques, Puerto Rico he was the son of Juan and Apolonia (Garay) Velaquez.
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Juan was a resident of the East Stroudsburg area for the past 6 years and prior to that he resided in the West Orange, N.J. area. He was employed as a printer with the Phillips Offset Company in Mamaroneck, New York for several years. Juan was of the catholic faith.
He is survived by a son John J. Velazquez and his wife Valentina of Monroe, New York, 2 grandchildren: Justin Villa and Jared Villa and 7 great grandchildren, sister in law Renee Velazquez of Mt. Pocono, Pa., special nephew Jose L. Velazquez Jr. of Stroudsburg, Pa. and his siblings: Robert Velazquez, Johnny Velazquez, Jose Ayala, Cherry Velazquez, Maria Lopez, Jose Velazquez, Michael Velazquez and Richard Velazquez and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Juan was preceded in death by a daughter Jessica Villa.
There will be a viewing on Wednesday July 10, 2019 from 10:00am until 12:00noon at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home Inc. 23 N. 9th.Stroudsburg, Pa. with a prayer service starting at 12:00noon with Fr. Carmen Perry officiating. Burial will follow in the Stroudsburg Cemetery Stroudsburg, Pa.