Margarita Bahamonde died on Jan. 26, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY, following a brief illness. She was born on Feb. 16, 1958 in Hemington, NJ, to Angela Baez and the late Candido Acevedo.
On Aug. 7, 2002, Margarita married Sergio Bahamonde in Florida and they resided in Dunkirk. She was a wonderful housewife, who greatly loved her family and raised four children. She had also been a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Church in Dunkirk.
Besides her husband, Sergio, Margarita is survived by her sons, Nicholas Rivera and Edgardo Ruiz, her daughters, Yvette Cain and Carmen Ruiz, 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is further survived by her brothers: Eddie, Hector, Ivan, Luis, Pedro, Ramon Acevedo and Andre Vasquez, and sisters: Beatrice Ramos, Luz Vazques-Burgos, Myra Gleason and Norma Wicinski.
Margarita’s Funeral Service will be celebrated on Monday evening, Jan. 29, 2018 at 8 p.m., with the Reverend Dennis Ritter officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the service and may call at the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main St., Fredonia, NY, from 1-3 p.m. (for family only) and from 5-8 p.m.
Interment will be held privately at the convience of the family.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Michael R. Fantauzzi, owner and director.