Family Login:

Alma Echevarria

Obituary for Alma Echevarria

May 7, 2016
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Wife, Mother, Sister and Grandmother


Alma Echevarria Ruiz, 69 of New Haven died Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Advanced Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, New Haven after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late José Antonio Oliveras. Alma was born in Aguada, Puerto Rico on April 9, 1947, a daughter of the late Ramon and Rosa Ruiz Echevarria, and had resided in New Haven for the past thirty years. She was a former member of Iglesia Cristiana Puerta de Salvacion (Door of Salvation Christian Church) of New Haven and current member of Iglesia de Dios la Nueva Jerusalen (New Jerusalem Church of God) also of New Haven. She is survived by six daughters, Rosa Oliveras and her husband Francisco Camacho, and Maria Oliveras and her husband José Reyes of New Haven, Carmen Oliveras of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and Noemi Oliveras, Evelyn Alvarez and her husband Edgardo, and Sonia Oliveras, all of Cleveland, OH, one brother, Ramon Echevarria of Aguado, PR, eighteen grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Alma's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Iglesia Cristiana Puerta de Salvacion (Door of Salvation Christian Church) 3 Arch Street, New Haven. A funeral service will take place at the church on Thursday at 10:00 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.

Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time.
Please enhance this tribute to {Alma} by adding your memories and photos.

Arrangements By

Washington Memorial Funeral Home of North Haven

4 Washington Ave
North Haven, CT 06473
Map  | Profile

View Phone Number