Samuel Rojas

Obituary of Samuel Rojas

Samuel Rojas age 82 of Camden NJ passed away March 31, 2022. Survived by his wife Margarita Estevez of 19 years. Samuel was the 6th of 9 children. He is also survived by 4 siblings 3 children Urenia Rojas, Samuel Rojas and Bezaleel Rojas. He leaves behind 3 stepchildren, Nancy, Jessica and Jonathan that knew him as Papa’. Throughout his life Samuel enjoyed the love of 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Jonathan remembers learning to play the piano with Samuel. Born in the Dominican Republic he migrated to the United States in the Early 60’s. The first years in the US he worked as an assistant for a dental office. As he began to acclimate to this new country, he found his calling in construction. He was well known for employing and training many people throughout his 60 plus years of continued influence in every community that he was part of. Born to devout Christian parents he studied at Instituto Evangelico de Santiago. He taught himself to play the piano in order to enhance the worship experience in church where he loved to sing. Samuel loved bowling and was a bowling league member. In the city of Camden Samuel was known as a dedicated man to his community. He was a founding member of the 1st Hispanic church in Camden on State Street. He was known for helping immigrant families and young men obtain housing and develop financial independence. Samuel’s legacy as a man of service will live on. He lived in service to his Savior, Jesus Christ, in service to his community, he trained generation after generation of young people resulting in the deep effect to his community which will continue to flourish in the lives of many generations. Funeral Services provided by Mays Funeral Home. Private viewing for family only at 9:00am; 10:00am for all guest at Asbury Methodist Church located at 2926 Westfield Ave., Camden, NJ 08105 Service 11am-1pm Interment at Morgan Cemetery at 1100 Cinnaminson Ave., Cinnaminson, NJ 08077 Repast will be held at Asbury Methodist Church “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God[a]; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. 4 You know the way to the place where I am going.” John 14: 1-4
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Friday
8
April

Viewing

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, April 8, 2022
Asbury Methodist Church
2926 Westfield Ave.
Camden, New Jersey, United States
Friday
8
April

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, April 8, 2022
Asbury Methodist Church
2926 Westfield Ave.
Camden, New Jersey, United States
Friday
8
April

Interment

12:30 pm
Friday, April 8, 2022
Morgan Cemetery
1100 Cinnaminson Ave
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, United States
856-963-0122
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