Rosa Hernandez-Duran


Rosa Hernandez Duran  ( AKA Rosa Zapata) a long-time resident of Paterson NJ,  passed away on Tuesday December 6, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital Medical Center.

Born and Raised in the Dominican Republic ,Rosa embraced and shared her love for her country, and culture via her culinary expertise.  And by doing so, she gained valuable long time friendships .    Her beautiful charisma, kindness, humbleness  and discipline earned her managerial positions at A&J Fabrics, located in Clifton, NJ and her last role at Cotsco Wholesaler, Wayne, NJ. 

Rosa was a strong believer in family, love and respect.  She enjoyed socializing going shopping , family gatherings, music and plays with friends, and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room.    She is survived by her Daughter,  Dhana P. Reynoso, Son: Orlando Reynoso and her grandchildren: Cristian D. Reynoso, Jovani J. Reynoso, Jose Angel Urban, Felix M. Cedeno and Lastly, Valentina Milan Miele;  all of whom cherished her and  brought great joy to her later years.

The family will receive relatives and friends Saturday, December 9, 2017 2 - 6 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home Inc., 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 (201) 797-3500.  A funeral service is planned for Monday, December 11, 2017 12:30 PM at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus, NJ.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Rosa may be made to the American Diabetes Association, NJ Office CenterPointe II, Suite 103, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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To Dhana and Family: My thoughts, love, and prayers go out to all of you during this time. May God comfort, and encourage your hearts knowing that she is resting in His arms.... With Love

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