Rev. Luis Antonio Rojas Sr.

  • Died: January 22, 2019
  • Location: Meriden, Connecticut

Washington Memorial Funeral Home of North Haven

4 Washington Ave
North Haven, CT 06473

Tel. (203) 239-6000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rev. Luis Antonio Rojas Sr., 76, of Meriden, loving husband of Rosa Lydia (Soto) Rojas, died peacefully, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at MidState Medical Center in Meriden.

Luis was born in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, May 20, 1942, a son of the late Salvador Rojas and Elisa Delgado Rojas. Rev. Luis Rojas received his Bachelor's Degree in Theology along with completing three years of Bible Institute. Over the past 45 years, he served as Senior Pastor to the following churches: Principe De Paz in Far Rockaway, NY, Mar De Galilea in Manhattan, NY, Ebenezer in Bayshore, NY, Salvacion Y Vida Eterna in New Haven, CT, El Faro in Springfield, MO, and currently Iglesia 6ta Alfa Y Omega in Meriden, CT. Rev. Luis also served as Chaplain to Yale New Haven Hospital for many years.

In addition to his wife Rosa Lydia, he is survived by his three children Luis Rojas Jr. and his wife Elisa Morgan, Nivia Torres and her husband Jose Torres and Moses Rojas and his wife Courtenay Dunn; his grandchildren Timothy, Makenzie and Hailey Torres, Miles Rojas, and his step grandson Peter Morgan; his brothers and sisters Juanita Garcia, Alicia Malespin, Carmen Melendez, Salvador Rojas Jr., Jose A. Rojas, Lucy N. Diaz and Irene Antonecchia.

Rev. Luis' family will receive relatives and friends at Iglesia Cristiana Estrella Resplandeciente De Jacob, 185 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT (Formerly Second Star of Jacob), Monday, January 28, 2019 at 7 p.m. Relatives and friends may gather at the church on Tuesday, at 10 a.m. and follow the funeral procession to Sacred Heart Cemetery in Meriden, where committal services will be held.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Fortaleza a la familia. Un gran amigo hombre de Dios. Estara en los brazos del Dios externo por siempre. Rev. Manuel Y Ana Romero

Posted by Manuel Romero - Clinton, CT - Friend   January 28, 2019

Forever in our hearts! Siempre recordaremos a nuestro distinguido pastor corazón de siervo. Un ejemplo a seguir para quien quiera tomar el ministerio con seriedad, y por amor a Dios.

Posted by Janet Arancibia - Springfield, MO - Friend   January 26, 2019


Louis & Elisa our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.My deepest sympathy to Mrs Rojas and her children and grandchildren. Love Mr. & Mrs. Alfredo Mauriello and family

Posted by Tina mauriello - Thomaston, CT - Family   January 25, 2019

Mi sentido pesame a la Hna. Rosa, hijos e iglesia 6ta. Alpha y Omega en la partida de nuestro amado Rev. Luis A. Rojas. La paz de Dios.

Posted by Abigail Alicea - Stamford, CT - Coworker   January 25, 2019


My deepest sympathy to Mrs. Rojas, her children & grandchildren in the passing of her beloved husband, & their father & grandfather. May the God of all compassion comfort you in your sorrow.

Posted by Louanne Ambrose - Chesapeake, VA - Friend   January 25, 2019

My condolences to the Rojas family. Rev. Luis Rojas left a beautiful legacy. He holds a special place in my heart. Thank you for your pastoral guidance during my teenage and adolescent years.

Posted by Sylvia Martinez - Ridgewood, NY - Friend   January 24, 2019

My deepest condolences to Hna. Rosa Rojas and family. Pastor Luis Rojas was my first Pastor and I cherish wonderful memories of my Christian life because He was so understanding a great teacher a wonderful friend and a mentor like no other. I will definitely miss him.

Posted by Eneida Bonilla - Brooklyn, NY - Family Friend   January 24, 2019

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