Born: Wed., Sep. 1, 1993
Died: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Location: La Rosa Funeral Home

Interment following funeral service

Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Location: Forestdale Cemetery

Funeral Service

9:00 AM Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Location: La Rosa Funeral Home

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1993 - 2019  


Isolina Velazquez-Vazquez, a fighter of Kidney failure disease, and a long time resident of Springfield, MA/Holyoke, MA. She passed away suddenly on December 21, 2019 at the age of 26. 

Isolina is survived by her parents: Olga Soto and Roberto Velazquez, her husband: Joseph Vazquez, her two brothers: Alexander Soto and Alexis Alicea-Soto, her sister: Katyria Velazquez, her four nieces and one nephew, her aunts, uncles, cousins, and all her family from Massachusetts to Puerto Rico.

Soly was born on September 1, 1993 in Springfield, MA to Olga Soto and Roberto Velazquez. She graduated from Commerce High School and pursued a career in Nursing. On April 27, 2019, she married the love of her life, Joseph Vazquez. At the early of age of 14, she was diagnosed with Kidney failure disease and needed a kidney. Weeks later, she received the life saving donation of a kidney from her then, 18 year old brother, Alexis Joel Alicea-Soto… In 2012, her battle with kidney failure took its course once again and her body rejecting the transplant. Soon, Soly was put on the kidney donor list and had to do dialysis four times a week, she surpassed many surgeries, blood transfusions, gout etc. Her family and husband supported her through it all. Soly was a devoted and dedicated Christian. She enjoyed spending time with her family and husband, going to church and participating in church activities. She loved her mother’s cooking, long car rides, playing board and card games as well. Soly was an exceptional daughter, sister, wife, aunt, niece, cousin, friend and overall, a true testament and warrior. Very humble, genuine, spiritual, funny, great listener, and non-judgmental… Our champion, forever our HERO.

She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all that knew her.

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Luis Rosa
   Posted Wed December 25, 2019
Que el señor le concede a tu familia paz y concuelo en este momento dificil. Mi mas sentido pesame. Luis, Monina, Beba, Guichi, Leslie y Natalie. Siempre en nuestro corazón.

Anna Velazquez
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019
Olga y roberto lo siento mucho ahora estas con dios los amo mucho

Rev lourdes cruz
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019

Carmen lopez
   Posted Fri December 27, 2019
Olga, Robert, Alex, Alexis, Kathy , tios, prios y demás familia vallan para todos mis sinceras condolencias Dios les Les de la fortaleza necesaria para sobrellevar tan lamentable pérdida descaen paz sobrina. Siempre te recordare, tu titi Millie!

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