Passing of Local 2179 President

Sad News And A Great Loss For Local 2179!

It is with a saddened heart that we inform you of the passing of our beloved brother, friend and President of UAW Local 2179, Pablo Valcarcel.

He passed away in the morning of Sunday, February 16, 2014, after an aggressive battle with Cancer.

President Pablo Valcarcel is survived by his wife Ahalya Persaud, his three daughters Wanda Sollivan, Sonia Bley and Alexandra Valcarcel, his two sons Charlie and Papo and his sister Lourdes Valcarcel.

It is a devastating loss for The UAW Local 2179 staff, the membership and the labor movement.

Please keep the family in your prayers.

The Funeral Arrangements Are As Follows:
Higgins Funeral Home
321 South Main Street
New City, NY 10956
Tel: 845-634-6110

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Funeral Services:
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Final viewing at 9:00am
Will depart from the funeral home for church services at 10:00am at:
St. Augustine Church
140 Maple Avenue
New City, NY 10956

After mass we will depart to:
Garden State Crematory
4105 Kennedy Boulevard
North Bergen, NJ 07047

For questions or information please do not hesitate to contact
Vilma Torres at 845-893-1444 or E-mail: