Virginia “Josie”Villegas

Virginia “Josie”Villegas

Virginia “Josie” Villegas, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on January 21, 2018. She was 61.

Ms. Villegas was born on August 20, 1956 in New York City to the late Arcadio and Micaela (Castro) Villegas. For approximately 15 years she worked as a Court Interpreter for the Bronx Supreme Court.

She is survived by her two daughters, Jessica Gonzalez-Matos her husband Tony, Mabel Gonzalez-Arnold and her husband Gary; her grandson the late Hector Manuel Rodriguez; her sisters, Maria Satterfield and her husband William and Evelyn Gonzalez-Spivey and her husband Paul; her brother, Miguel Villegas and his companion Maria Morales; and many loving Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8pm at Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday 10am at St. Athanasius Church, 878 Tiffany Street, Bronx. Interment will be held in Puerto Rico. In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215,


  • Daniel Betancourt Posted January 22, 2018 9:12 pm

    The few times I personally met her wish there were more, she was one of the happiest persons I had ever met, she would make anyone laugh with joy, She was a peoples person that showed her love unconditionaly. We send our most Heart felt Condolences to her beloved children and the Villegas family, sisters, brothers nieces and nephews and all the extended family which I know there are many. May God have her at this moment rejoycing in Heaven with all the others that have gone before us and one day yes one day we will all meet again, Amen

  • Yolanda Aponte Posted January 24, 2018 12:38 pm

    Descansa en paz querida Jossie. Recuerdo y atesoro los momentos gratos de nuestra infancia en Cupey, Puerto Rico. Siempre fuiste una persona alegre y cariñosa. Salúdame a mi querida amiga y hermana Pitusa. Hasta luego.

  • Carmen Perez Posted January 24, 2018 9:36 pm

    Josie was a beautiful soul that always brought a smile to her family and friends heart wherever she was. I especially remember when she was in the nursing home and would visit my mom and bring her goodies and make her laugh. Than you Josie for your love and friendship RIP precious.

  • Jenny Acosta-Farfan Posted January 25, 2018 11:23 am

    My condolences to her family especially her daughter’s. Such a friendly and happy person. I had the honor of knowing her since I attended school with her daughter Mabel.

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