Luis C. Velazquez, 86, died Monday, May 14, 2012 at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Boston with his family at his bedside. Mr. Velazquez was born and educated in Penuelas, Puerto Rico. He was the son of the late Modesto and Eulalia Velazquez. Mr. Velazquez was retired firefighter for the Ponce Fire Department. He moved to Lawrence in 1974 and met and married Ines M. Figueroa. He enjoyed watching Mexican movies, reading the Bible and family gatherings with his children & grandchildren. Mr. Velazquez was a parishioner of Igelsia Centro De Adoracion in Lawrence.
In addition to his loving wife Ines, he is survived by his children: Luis "Guichy" of MA, Japhet of NH, Rey & Lourdes of Boston and Rossana & Lavinia "Vinnie" of RI. grandchildren, Luis K., Deadra, Luis G., Christopher & Ishara.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service will be held Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at FARRAH FUNERAL HOME 133 Lawrence St; Lawrence. Burial will follow at St. Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, May 26 & 27, 2012 at FARRAH FUNERAL HOME.