Angel L. Maldonado

Published on Friday, 2 February 2018 17:39


Angel L. Maldonado, 56, of New Britain, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018.

He is survived by his mother, Carmen M. Maldonado, and his long-time companion, Gloria Lopez.

Angel was full of life. Many friends knew him as Angel “Bobby” Maldonado or as “Wichin.” He loved food, whether he was cooking it or eating it. He enjoyed fishing whenever he could. In his free time, he would enjoy a few action movies or lifting weights. Angel truly “loved life and enjoyed it to the fullest.” He would help out anyone who needed it and he loved all people and children.

Angel leaves behind his children, Miguel A. Maldonado and Angel Maldonado; his sisters, Gloria E. Maldonado, Lolita Varela, Carmen Lidya Viruet, Zulma I. Varela and her children, Kenneth and Nashalie Ortiz, Luz M. Varela, Margarita Varela, Ana R. Varela and Nereyda Varela; his brothers, Osvaldo Varela, Jose A. Varela and Raul Varela; his uncles, Jorge Maldonado, Jesus Maldonado, Nester Maldonado, Haydee Maldonado and Luis Maldonado; and his grandchildren, Miguel A. Maldonado Jr., Sandra E. Maldonado, Jayda Liz Maldonado and Jaden Elijah Maldonado; and many cousins.

Angel and Gloria had many wonderful years together and he loved her family as his own. He leaves behind her son, Edgardo Lopez; and her daughter, Jessica Schwartz, and her husband, Brian; her nephew, Julian Pereira; her niece, Somaya McDermott; and her grandchildren, Donovan Lopez and Abriana Schwartz.

Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Luddy-Peterson Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., New Britain, CT.

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In lieu of flowers, donation made be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or to the ASPCA at .

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Friday, 2 February 2018 17:39. Updated: Friday, 2 February 2018 17:42.