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Isabel Baez

March 3, 1933 — September 18, 2019

Isabel Baez (nee Mangual-Molina), age 86, of Lorain, passes away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Oak Hills Nursing Home, Lorain, following a lengthy illness.

Born March 3, 1933 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, she lived in New York before moving to Lorain in 1998.  While living in New York, Isabel worked as a seamstress and then as a supervisor at the Salvation Army Shelter in Manhattan.  Isabel enjoyed gardening, and watching television shows.

Surviving are her sons, Luis Angel Acosta and Jose Baez Jr. both of Lorain; and a daughter, Isabel Alers of Lorain; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Baez-Rivera in 2003; a daughter, Luisa Alers in 1963; parents, Carmelo Mangual-Iriarts and Adela Molina-Aviles; a brother, Carlos Mangual; sisters, America Mangual, Alicia Segarra, Dora Rivera, Gloria Fernandez and Luz Maria Matias.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 12:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.  To send online condolences to the family go to

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ridge Hill Memorial Park

44805 N Ridge Rd, Amherst, OH 44001

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