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Miguel Angel Velez

Obituary for Miguel Angel Velez

November 20, 2018
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Brother, Uncle, Cousin and Friend


Miguel Angel Velez AKA Michael Velez, 67 of New Haven died peacefully Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus with his loving brothers by his side. Michael was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico on October 5, 1951, a beloved son of the late Ramón Velez and the late Josefa Torres. He was a lifelong New Haven resident. Michael worked at the former Harold's Formal Wear of New Haven for many years, and later worked for Community Action Agency, LULAC, Head Start and the Fair Haven Clinic for several more years. He is survived by his two brothers, Dominick Maldonado of Tampa, FL and Rene Velez of New Haven, two nieces, Wanda Velez and Monica Maldonado, two nephews, Anthony and David Velez, and sixteen great nieces and great nephews, Kayla and Jared Norton, Kaiser Rodriguez, Briana, Destiny, José Vasquez, Jr. and "Nawee" Vasquez, Anthony Velez, Jr. and Michael Velez, Jeselyn M. Mont, Julissa Armenio, Angel Antonio Ortiz, Jr., and Jay'Den, Anaya, Naylen and Messiah. He is also survived by many cousins and friends. Michael's family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, November 23rd from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Iglesia Cristiana Estrella Resplandeciente de Jacob, 201 Chapel St., New Haven. A funeral service will take place at the church at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven.The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with arrangements.

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