Photography

Rafael Armando Solano Florez

October 28, 1954 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Rafael Solano Florez Obituary

Rafael Armando Solano Florez was 69 years old when he passed away Monday, November 27, 2023 after a long fight with kidney failure. Born and educated in Barranquilla, Colombia, as a child Rafael was considered the "favorite" nephew and grandchild on his paternal side.  He was always a jokester and enjoyed playing with all the kids in the neighborhood.  As an adult in Barranquilla, Rafael was a popular figure in town where he often worked as a cab driver among his different professions. He would later emigrate to the United States in 1993 making New Jersey his new home. Rafael was a hardcore Yankee fan but he also had a deep passion for his Colombian home soccer club team, Atletico Junior de Barranquilla. He was an encyclopedia of knowledge on various sports, players and statistics.  Another passion of Rafael's was his love of Salsa music .  He very much enjoyed perfecting these musical sounds on his sound equipment.  Rafael's family will always cherish the stories he always told about his life experiences and learnings.  

Rafael is survived by his beloved parents Rafael Armando Solano Bermudez and Carmen Alicia Florez Pardo. He is the loving father of Jean Paul Solano and his wife Ana Maria, Hector Rafael Solano and his wife Marileys, Cindy Paola Solano, Sara Ines Solano, Laura Tatiana Solano and the late Angel Yesid Solano. Rafael is the dear brother of Gilberto Solano Florez, Ruby Solano Florez, Luis Eduardo Sierra Florez, Ingrid de Pilar Sierra Florez, Braulio Enrique Sierra Florez, Johnny Solano, Armando Solano, Monica Solano, and Jack Solano. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren Jean Paul Jr., Valentina, Luciano Yesid, Angelina, and Alison.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Monday evening, December 4th from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Boulevard Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1151 River Road, New Milford, NJ 07646

Rafael Armando Solano Florez falleció el Lunes 27 de Noviembre del 2023, a la edad de 69 años, después de una larga enfermedad renal. Nacio y fue educado en Barranquilla Colombia, de niño era considerado como un sobrino y nieto favorito en su lado paterno. El fue chistoso y disfrutaba jugando con todos los niños del barrio.  Como adulto en Barranquilla Rafael era una figura popular donde a menudo trabajaba como conductor entre otras profeciones.  Emigro a los Estados Unidos en el año 1993 radicándose en el Estado de New Jersey.  

Rafael fue un fanatico de los Yankees, pero también tenia una profunda pasión por su equipo de fútbol Colombiano el Atlético Junior de Barranquilla. El era una enciclopedia de conocimiento sobre su equipo y varios deportes, jugadores y estadísticas. Otra pasión de Rafael fue su amor por la musica de salsa y disfruto mucho perfeccionando estos sonidos musicales en su equipo de sonido.  Tambien le gustaba contar historias vividas y anecdotas de la vida cotidiana. 

A Rafael le sobreviven sus padres Rafael Armando Solano Bermudez y Carmen Alicia Florez Pardo, sus hijos Jean Paul Solano y su esposa Ana Maria, Hector Rafael Solano y su esposa Marileys; sus hijas Cindy Paola Solano, Sara Ines Solano, Laura Tatiana Solano y su hijo fallecido Ángel Yesid Solano. También sus queridos hermanos Gilberto Solano Florez, Ruby Solano Florez, Luis Eduardo Sierra Florez, Ingrid del Pilar Sierra Florez, Braulio Enrique Sierra Florez, Johnny Solano, Armando Solano, Monica Solano y Jack Solano. También le sobreviven sus queridos nietos Jean Paul Jr., Valentina, Luciano Yesid, Angelina y Alison.

La Familia y amigos invitan a una visita conmemorativa el Lunes 4 de Diciembre de 6pm a 9pm en el Boulevard Funeral Home y Cremacion Service, 1151 Riverd Road, New Milford, NJ.07646.   

 

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Rafael Armando Solano Florez?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Rafael's memory.
Email
Print
Copy

Services

Memorial Visitation
Monday
December 4, 2023

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Boulevard Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1151 River Road
New Milford, NJ 07646

Prayer Service
Monday
December 4, 2023

7:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Boulevard Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1151 River Road
New Milford, NJ 07646

SHARE OBITUARY

© 2024 Boulevard Funeral Home and Cremation Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility