Haydee Almodovar, a 36-year Rockaway resident, died January 16.
Almodovar was born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico on July 13, 1928 and later raised as a child in Ponce, Puerto Rico. As a longtime Far Rockaway resident she would often host summer parties and was known to have a grand sense of humor.
Almodovar was preceded in death by her husband, Ramon H. Almodovar- Bennett and two children.
She is survived by her ten children, 32 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.