SOMOZA, ROQUE T.
61, of Bayonne, passed away at his residence surrounded by his family on January 8, 2017. Born in Manila, Philippines, Roque served in the Philippine Navy and then worked for The South African Embassy in New York City for over 30 years, earning an award of recognition in the process. Roque was the husband to Edna (nee: Flores) Somoza and father to Maria Elena Somoza and her husband Pedro Davila, Maria Rita Somoza and her husband Victor Melecio and to John R. Somoza. Roque was also the grandfather to Chloe Melecio and to Jason & Mason Davila, as well as being the brother to Anthony Somoza and his wife Haydee, Henedina Somoza and to Shine Cheng. Surviving Roque are nieces Kelly Somoza & Sheila Mundo and the entire Torres family. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.