Margarita De la Rosa

Margarita De la Rosa, 99, of Fort Lee, NJ died on July 4, 2012 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.

Mrs. De la Rosa was born in 1913 in Cuba and came to the U. S. soon after the Communist revolution.  She loved the U.S. from the day she arrived. One of her proudest moments was when she became an American citizen.

Margarita is survived by her husband, Bob; her daughters, Lola Kurtzer of Roxbury Run and Mireya Samson; and her grandsons, Alex Samson of Michigan and Steven Samson of Texas. She was predeceased by a son, Efren Valens.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville and took place in Fort Lee, NJ where she will lie in rest next to her son.