Humberto Bolano, 87, died on Dec. 18, 2021, at Canterbury Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cedar Grove.
Born on November 13, 1934, in Lugo, Spain, he emigrated with family to the United States in 1965.
Humberto lived in New Jersey for more than 50 years, working at the Ford Motor Co. in Edison and then as a longshoreman.
He and Carmen Perez married in July 1984. They owned Ferry Furniture in Newark for many years before retiring in the early 1990s.
Humberto and Carmen resided in Kenilworth before they retired to Ahwatukee, Arizona. They later moved to Longwood, Florida, where they lived for several years. They returned to New Jersey in 2019.
Carmen Bolano, 76, passed away on Aug. 4, 2020.
Humberto was an animal lover and had several pets, including his cat, Papi.
Humberto is survived by his daughter, Eulalia Gillis, and her husband, Joseph; his son-in-law, Philip L. LaQuaglia; his granddaughters, Rebecca I. LaQuaglia, and Sarah and Rachel Gillis; his grandson, Brad Gillis; his sister, Francisca Villar; and his nephew, Jorge Bolano. He was the devoted stepfather of the late Franklin L. Perez Jr. and the late Ivonne A. LaQuaglia. He was predeceased by his brothers, Secundino and Cesar.
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