Vidal, age 88 and Rosaria, age 83 passed away peacefully at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA surrounded by their children and grandchildren on April 20, 2021.
Vidal and Rosaria both were born in Humacao, Puerto Rico. The young sweethearts wed at a young age and were happily married for 69 years.
Vidal was predeceased by his parents, Pedro Mestre and Petra Hernandez. Vidal was one of four siblings.
Rosaria was predeceased by her parents, Ventura Peña and Julia Medina. Rosaria was one of 10 siblings.
Vidal and Rosaria are survived by their 7 children, Maria, Rosa, Celia, Lesandra, Vidal Jr., Noe and Joel along with their spouses.
They are also survived by 19 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Vidal and Rosaria were dedicated members of various Pentecostal congregations while they lived in the towns of Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ; Philadelphia, PA and Humacao, PR.
Vidal and Rosaria were the anchors to a large loving family. As parents and grandparents they were exemplary. Their love of family, God and each other lasted them a lifetime and the imprint of their legacy has been instilled in each person they touched with their presence.
Visitation will be held on April 26 , 2021 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm at Failla Memorial Home, 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken. Parking available in rear of memorial home off Sixth Street. Due to CDC Guidelines, visitors are asked to wear a face covering and practice social distancing.
Interment will follow in Humacao, Puerto Rico.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations made to Temple University Hospital Burn Intensive Care Unit 4th Floor – 3401 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140 or The Alzheimer’s Association in memory of the Mestre Family.