CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. Rosa "Rose" Garcia Perez, 86, of Chappaqua, died April 10, surrounded by her family.
Perez was a retired employee of the Chappaqua School District. A longtime resident of Chappaqua, she was married to the late Manuel Perez. She was passionate about cooking, especially her Galician specialties, including tortilla and empanada. No family gathering was ever complete without her famous apple pie. Perez also enjoyed gardening, dancing and singing.
She is survived by two sons, Joseph Perez, of Bedford Hills, and Manuel (Christine) Perez, of Mount Kisco; a daughter, Flora (Jorge) Perez, of Hollywood, Fla.; a brother, Jose (Dolores) Garcia, of Spain; two granddaughters and many nieces and nephews. Perez was predeceased by a son, Vincent.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday at Beecher Funeral Home in Pleasantville. All other services will be private.
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