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Elba Velazquez

June 3, 1945 — July 5, 2020

Elba Velazquez, age 75 of Lorain, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at her home following a lengthy illness.

Born June 3, 1945 to Florentino and Anastasia (nee Marquez) Rivera in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Elba moved to Lorain in 1967.  There she worked for 20 years in the cafeteria of Admiral King High School until her retirement in 2010.  She was a member of Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. Ebenezer in Lorain.

Elba enjoyed shopping, going to garage sales as well as cooking for the community.

Surviving is her husband, Milton Velazquez; sons, Milton Velazquez Jr. and Nicky Velazquez; daughters, Jeannette (Tony) Brown and Windy Velazquez; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren; 2 brothers and a sister.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and 2 brothers and a sister.

Private services were held at Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. Ebenezer, Lorain.  Burial followed at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst.  The Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, handled the arrangements.

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