2009-10-22 / Obituaries

Lyda E. Rojas

Lyda E. Rojas of Carmel died on October 15, 2009, at Putnam Hospital Center with her five children by her side. She was 78 years old.

Mrs. Rojas was born on September 17, 1931 in Andahuaylas, Peru. She immigrated to New York in 1958 with her husband Dr. Gilberto Rojas and two-year-old son, Henry.

She lived in Carmel for the past 41 years. She is survived by her five children, Henry, Alex, Lyda, Patty and Marcela; seven grandchildren, Marga Lane, Gaston, Anita, Ciera, Ryan, Emma, and Zyla; and two sisters, Ruth and Amelia.

Calling hours were held on October 18 at the Cargain Funeral Home in Carmel and the funeral service was held on October 19 at Our Lady of the Lake, in Lake Carmel.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation, 670 Stoneleigh Ave., Carmel, NY 10512.

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