Arcadia Mojica, who loved to be called “Ma” by everyone, departed her loving family on April 26th 2022.
Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico on December 9th, 1930, to the late Alfonsa and Evaristo Torres, Arcadia moved her children to Jersey City NJ in 1958 at age 27. Arcadia always worked hard and encouraged her children to study and do the same. Ma was our role model, our inspiration, and our hero.
Arcadia was mother to Betty, Migdalia (deceased), Enrique, David, Nidia and two stepchildren: Junior and Felam, & Daughters in Law Jennie and Ayet. She raised her children with love and devotion in Jersey City, NJ. Her family was her life. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Arcadia was the 2nd of 12 children, she is survived by her siblings Julie, Ramon, Antonio, and Israel.
As a Bloomingdales Distribution Center Team Lead, Arcadia was known for her professionalism, honesty, and dedication to her team to ensure they succeed. Her hobbies included spending quality time with her family, cooking amazing meals and if time permitted: visiting Atlantic City!
Visitation will be held at on Monday, May 2, 2022, from 5:00 PM until 8:00PM, at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ
Funeral will be on Tuesday May 3rd, 2022, starting at 9:30A at the Funeral Home.
Mausoleum Entombment will follow at Holy Name Cemetery, 823 Westside Ave., Jersey City, NJ.
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Michael J Fox Parkinsons Foundation