Life Story for Mercedes "Don Pepin" Serrano-Caraballo
Mercedes Serrano-Caraballo, 86, of Hartford, known to many as Don Pepin, loving husband of Luz Maldonado, peacefully passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in St. Francis Hospital. Mercedes was born September 23, 1931, and raised in Comerio, Puerto Rico. He was one of sixteen children to the late Angel Gonzalez and Amparo Serrano. Mercedes’ greatest joy in life was spending time with his family. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by his daughter Miriam Medina; his five sons, Eddie, José, Wilberto, Edwin and Samuel Caraballo; six brothers; five sisters; twenty-five grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; as well as four great great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Mercedes was predeceased by a daughter, Rosa Caraballo and a son, Victor Caraballo. Friends and relatives may pay their respects to the family Friday, December 8, 2017 from 5-8pm at the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 34 Beaver Rd., Wethersfield. A Remembrance service will be celebrated Saturday, December 9th at 10am in the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home. Interment will follow the service in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, 1 Cottage Grove Rd., Bloomfield. To extend online condolences and/or share a memory, please visit farleysullivan.com.