Mr. Rafael J. Toledo of Evergreen passed away Monday, September 14, 2020. He was 47. Rafael and his mother, Lillian Lagares, lost their lives in a vehicle accident.
A memorial service will be held 12:00 pm., Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Bower Memorial Church. Bro. Neal Butler and Bro. Wayne Mcmiilan will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church. Cope-Keahey Funeral Home directing.
Left to cherish his memory, wife, Kristle Scott Toledo and son, Elijah Erwin Toledo; father, Raphael Toledo, Sr. (Sonia) and brothers, Matthew Toledo (Roxanne), John Toledo (Carolina) and Matthew Burgos; dear friends, Alberto "Tito" Pagan and George Moss; uncles, David Toledo Jr.,; Rolando Zapata, Jr., (Margracy) and Raul Zapata; aunts, Dominga Toledo, Solmaria Dominquez, Sandra Core (Luis) and Vincenza Zapata; nieces and nephews, Kiera Morales, Sadie Taveras, Destiny Toledo, Angel Toledo, Cerena Burgos; great nephew, Ezekiel Ortiz; cousins, Daniel Zapata (Kim), Lisa McManus (Joseph), Shilo Castro (Felix, Isaac Zapata (Gulce'), Gabriel Cano, Mikey Toledo, Jacqueline Toledo, Michael Anthony Toledo, Ralph Ortiz, David Toledo, III., Daniel Toledo, Steven Toledo, Juanette Perez (David), Marie Rivera, Daniel Rivera, Mercedes Narveaz, Jennifer Narveaz, Nancy Ortiz, and Carlos Ortiz.
Rafael was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, David Toledo, Sr., and paternal grandmother, Maria Colon' de Toledo; maternal grandfather, Rolando Zapata, Sr., and maternal grandmother, Clara Virgen Sierra Zapata; mother, Lillian Lagares, sister, Melissa Toledo Vega and uncles, Carlos Zapata, Domingo Toledo and Miguel Toledo; aunt, Yolanda Toledo and cousin, Michelle Toledo.
Rafael was born February 4, 1973 in Bronx, New York. Those who knew him best described him as a "wrestling maniac!". He loved wrestling! He loved his wife and son unconditionally and will be greatly missed.
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