Rachel Lee Arroyo of Long Branch was born November 18th 1975 at Monmouth Medical Center passed away on Oct 9th 2022 at RWJ University Medical Center.
Growing up Rachel was very popular and had all the coolest friends. She graduated Long Branch High School in the 90s and went on to work at Monmouth Medical for 25 years. Helping people was her passion. She will be dearly missed and will be forever in our hearts.
She is survived by two amazing sons, Darius Anderson and Juwan Wilkens, both who loved their mother fiercely and cherished all of their time spent with her; her mother Darlene Falzo, who has always loved and supported Rachel during every moment of her life; her stepfather Nick Falzo; her brothers Waldy and Orlando and sister Lucy Durand; all who grew up in the same home and from the late 70s and on they would spend all holidays together at mom’s house eating lasagna and rice and beans, of which Rachel always took home all the leftovers and didn’t leave much for anyone else!. Rachel also had a sister Ana Arroyo, who was very proud to call Rachel Big Sis and loved spending time with her. She also leaves behind her birth father Tommy Arroyo.
A Memorial Gathering to celebrate Rachel’s life will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 2 -5 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the appropriate tab above.