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Luís Angel Rosa

Obituary for Luís Angel Rosa

January 14, 2018
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Son, Brother, Grandson, Nephew, Cousin and Friend


Luís Angel Rosa, 26 of New Haven died suddenly early Sunday morning, January 14, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in West Haven. Luís was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico on April 27, 1991, a beloved son of Luís Alberto and Marilyn Rios Rosa, and had resided in New Haven for most of his life. Luís was a professional boxer for the past six years. He fought out of Boxing In Faith Gym, Inc. of New Haven, and had a professional record of 23-1. He was a 2010 graduate of East Haven High School and received his Associates Degree in Business in 2015 from Gateway Community College. In addition to his parents, Luís is survived by one sister, Kiana Lyz Rosa and one brother, Luís Aneudy Rosa, both of New Haven, his paternal grandparents Leocadio and Marina Rivera Rosa of Cayey, P.R., and aunts and uncles Omayra Rios, Mariely Rosa and Angel Manuel Rosa of New Haven, and Brenda Lyz Rosa of Cayey. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents Robert Sierra and Carmen Haddock. Luís' family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Hill Regional Career High School Auditorium, 140 Legion Ave., New Haven. A funeral service will take place on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Iglesia Estrella Resplandeciente de Jacob (Formerly Second Star of Jacob Church), 201 Chapel Street, New Haven. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to the Luís A. Rosa Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Boxing In Faith Gym, Inc., 134 Grand Ave., New Haven, CT 06513.
The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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