New Bedford – Ramona Reyes Montalvo, 69, of New Bedford, died Monday, February 22, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Juan Cepeda.
Born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Ramon Reyes and Nicolasa Montalvo, and lived in New Bedford for 5 years. She was a homemaker.
Ramona enjoyed reading the Bible and singing. Most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of ICM Jehova Mi Roca in New Bedford.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Wanda I. Cepeda Reyes and Evelyn Cepeda Reyes; 1 brother, Dolores Reyes; 3 sisters, Esther Reyes, Elisa Reyes and Ada Reyes; 5 grandchildren, Hector J. Ayala, Yeisha Ayala, Shaleeha Ayala, Juan Laureano, Jesus Laureano; and 3 great-grandchildren, Yhatziel Baez, Cathaleya Baez and Ethan Baez; and her church family.
Private services were with Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. For condolences, visit www.machnowskifuneral.com.
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