Lourdes Ordonez Cacho, very much-beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, cousin, and friend, passed away in the hospital on 11/07/11 surrounded by family.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Paterno, a son, Edwin, two daughters, Emylyn and Christine, 6 grandchildren, Amber, Zachary, Collin, Jace, Anna, and Paul, and a sister, Rosalia. She was a retired nurse, working in Queens, Far Rockaway, Elmurst, and Phelps Memorial Hospital. She lived her life with quiet strength, a strong faith in God, and filled our lives with love, patience, and laughter. She will be very much missed by all who knew her.
A memorial service was held on Tuesday, 11/08/11, and a mass will be held Today, 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Church in Congers under the direction of Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home Congers, NY. We ask that any donations be made on her behalf to the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal and/or the Rheumatoid Arthritis Research Foundation, a disease she endured in unwavering strength and dignity for over 35 years.