Juan C. Aponte, also known as “Chino,” died on March 11. He was 16 years old.
He is survived by his mother, Emma Ramos; stepfather, Rafael Deleon; grandparents: Amparo Julian, Clara Aponte and Juan Aponte Sr.; sisters: Ikxia T. Aponte, Jessica M. Aponte and Angela St. Rose; brother, Juan M. Aponte; nieces: Jazmarie Joseph and Jahlayah Aponte; nephew, Johnny Encarnacion; aunts: Gloria Ramos, Sara Ramos, Luz Ramos, Cruz Ramos, Vilma Santiago, Justina Santiago, Victoria James and Idalia Quiles; uncles: Carlos Soto, Francisco Santiago, David Ramos and Qliut Ramos; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, at James Memorial Funeral Chapel. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, at James Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.