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Matilde Gracia Medina

March 14, 1938 - September 12, 2019

Matilde Gracia Medina, 81, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, September 12, 2019. She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on March 14, 1938. She moved to New York where she married and raised her family. She was a seamstress who loved creating things. She is survived by her three children; Manuel Rodriguez Jr, Andy Rodriguez, Elaine Rivera Gibson, and her grandchildren; Matthew, Aileen, Keisha, Leslie, and Michael Rodriguez, Karina Gonzalez, Brandon and Braylen Gibson. Her grandson, Matthew Rodriguez, who cared for her, was there at her passing. Although many of her siblings have passed, she is survived by her older sisters; Pura Medina and Esther Gracia. She was a very loving and caring person and will be missed by many people. If anyone could ask for the best mother in the world, she was it. She is gone but will never be forgotten because she will live in our hearts forever.

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