'Angie' Angela Rotunno, 77, passed from death to eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord on Feb. 18, 2015. Survived by her family to whom she gave and received much love, encouragement, and support: sister, Betty Duarte, brothers: George (Lupe) Pacheco, Gil (Lupe) Martinez, Gilbert (Bertha) Pacheco, Leroy (Angie) Pacheco, Desi (Dorothy) Pacheco; special niece, Alexandria (James) Sanchez; special great-nephew, Devin Martinez; She was 'Auntie-Grandma' to James N.(Jarah), Madelynne, Ashlynne, Caleb, Brooklynne, and Amber Joy; Lori (Mike) Rosales, Penny (Lonnie) Cruz, Christina (Mike) Robles, Jenee Pacheco, Celina Martinez, Thomas (Ara) Martinez, Gary (Joann) Martinez; and numerous additional family nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives that she was blessed to call her family, also special friend and co-worker, Ramona Terrazas. Preceded in death by parents, Dora and Desiderio Pacheco, Roy Rotunno; beloved grandfather, Carlos Olonia and beloved great-grandmother, Sencionita Olonia; Tio Manuel, Tias: Emma, Maggie, and Sencion; and many other precious family members. Angie always worked to serve other people with a good heart and a friendly smile. She was generous, loyal, thoughtful, kind, modest, and always willing to go above and beyond to help someone in need. She had a big heart full of love and compassion that she shared with family and friends. Besides being an excellent waitress for many years at Velasco's and then Patti's Restaurant, She was a devoted and excellent manager and bookkeeper for her brother Gilbert's business, Shalom Home Care. Our beloved Angela Rotunno made the world a better place, and we are gratefully blessed to call her family and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who loved her. Viewing one hour prior to service. Service, 10 a.m. Wednesday at Praise Assembly, 2000 Troy Ave. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Auntie, we may not have always seen eye to eye but you were a very influential role model to me. You took the time to teach me about making sure my bills were paid, how to cook, bookkeeping and so many other valuable lessons. You had such a sense for fashion even up to the very end. I was privileged and honored to be able to work with you at my dad’s business and to learn from you. There are so many things I wished I would have said but the one thing I know is I took every opportunity to say I love you. I don’t know what I am going to do without you when I have questions about Shalom. You will be sadly missed but never forgotten.

  2. “God is our refuge and strength; a help that is readily found in times of distress.” (Psalms 46:1) My condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. And may the above words give you some comfort and peace at this difficult time.

  3. Auntie,
    The void your loss has left can never be filled. My heart aches that I can no longer enjoy a lunch date with you or make bets on the Bronco’s games you always let me win, or let the kids run wild at the mall with you. I thank God He gave us enough time to let my kids know you and love you and let you love them and spoil them the way you did me as I grew up and even up until the day you went to be with Him. Your unconditional and unending love, support, encouragement and generosity went above and beyond. I wouldn’t be the person I am today with out your love and guidance as my second mother, a spoiling Godmother and grandmother to my babies. Your presence will live on in the innumerable memories and lessons you’ve blessed me and my family with. Thank you, Auntie. Thank you for being you and never wavering in who you
    were nor what you stood for. You are an inspiration and a role model to
    me and my family. I can just picture you enjoying a huge supper in Heaven with all those that have gone before and you are loving some pork and avocado burritos on homemade tortillas with a nice tall glass of Pepsi. If anyone needs the salt they all know that you will have it close at hand. Until we meet again, keep a watchful eye over me and my family.
    Love,
    Jamie

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