Sofia Nereida Vargas Collazo passed away on the evening of May 11, 2020 at the age of 81 in New York.
She was born on September 18, 1938 in Maricao, Puerto Rico.
She is survived by her son, Jose Alfonso Lopez (Gaelle), her daughter, Tracie Lopez (Israel), granddaughters, Samantha Mitchell (Benjamin), Elise Levin, Sharon Levin and grandson, Matthew Levin, and her brothers, William Acevedo and Gustavo Vargas.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Victoria Vargas Collazo, her father, Vitor Manuel Vargas, her sons, Gilbert Carrion and Dwayne Jesus Carrion, her brother, Julio Cesar Acevedo.
She will be remembered by her strong, steadfast spirit and her immense love for her family. Sofia loved to gather with family to cook, share stories and laugh together. She was always known for holding her camera and capturing every special memory. She loved working with her hands, she was an amazing cook and would make the most delicious soups, meals, desserts and natural drinks. Even as she got older she found her inner artistry and began painting, which is something she truly enjoyed. She would paint beautiful art for her family.
She will be deeply missed by her family, friends and the people who were fortunate enough to cross paths with her.
Funeral service will be held May 14, 2020 at 10 AM EST at John J Fox Funeral Home in Larchmont, NY.