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Jorge Cardozo Guzman of New Rochelle, New York passed on March 20th 2022. He was 64 years of age. Born in Bogota, Colombia to Olimpo Cardozo and Sara Guzman, Jorge was the youngest of 6 children. Jorge was raised in Bogota where he attended local schools before graduating from The National University of Colombia where he studied accounting. As a child Jorge loved to play soccer and would continue to play throughout his adult life.
After graduating University Jorge would work as an accountant for various Banks. It was during those early years he would also meet his partner of 40 years Marlen. The couple were blessed with two children; Christian and Claudia. Jorge and Marlen would raise their children in Colombia before eventually moving to New York to seek a better life in 1997.
Jorge worked for advanced auto-parts in New Rochelle for a few years. He was a hard worker, with a great sense of humor. Jorge loved to collect miniature items where ever he would travel. He loved to paint, listen to music, especially classic rock, the Beatles and Elton John. If he wasn’t listening to music you could find Jorge quietly writing poetry.
Jorge will be remembered by his family as crazy but in a good way. He was spirited and extremely passionate. He loved his children more than anything else in life and would always put them first no matter what.
Jorge will be remembered by his partner of 40 years; Marlen, his children Christian and Claudia (Callum) Costello. He will be deeply missed by his two grandchildren Julian and Nathan Costello, his siblings Nora, Rosalba, Leonor, Reinaldo and his partner Maritza. Jorge will be missed by his co-workers, customers and everyone who knew him. He is predeceased by his parents Olimpo and Sara as well as his brother Guillermo.
A celebration of Jorge’s life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, New York on Monday March 28th from 4-8pm. A memorial mass will take place at St. Mary - Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church located at 23 South High Street, Mount Vernon, New York on Tuesday March 29th at 10:00am. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit www.pelhamfuneral.com.
Que Dios lo tenga en su santa gloria. Lo llevaremos en nuestros recuerdos querido Jorge 🙏
Nohemy Aristizabal e hija Mar 28 2022 6:12 PM
Querida familia Cardozo Acuña, Dios los llene de mucha fortaleza y mucha paz en su corazón, Jorge ha sido llamado a la casa de Dios Padre donde será recibido con el amor misericordioso de Dios. Él no ha muerto, ha trascendido a la morada eterna donde gozará de la presencia de Dios y todos sus santos.
Ernesto Acuña Mar 28 2022 5:55 PM
A candle was lit in memory of Jorge Cardozo
Ernesto Acuña Mar 28 2022 5:47 PM
Agradezco a Dios el haberme permitido conocer y compartir con Jorge parte de su vida. Un ser tan especial, ejemplo del Amor incondicional , que con una simple pero amorosa sonrisa alegraba la vida de todas las personas a su alrededor.
Ruego por que su espíritu este siempre rodeado de la luz divina, brindándole el descanso y la paz que se merece.
Bendiciones de fortaleza y sabiduría para su familia . Siempre lo llevaré en mi corazón.
Descansa en Paz Jorge🙏
Maritza Mar 28 2022 4:56 PM
Jorge or Georgito as I called him, will be deeply missed. He was always telling a joke or doing something funny to make everyone laugh and did it because that is who he was, his loving, caring and extrovert personality made him a very pleasant person to be around. I know myself and my wife Diana as well as my kids will remember Georgito in our hearts and mind . Rest in peace.
Kevin and Diana Mar 27 2022 2:42 PM
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Kevin Restrepo y Diana Franco Mar 27 2022 2:36 PM
Acompañamos a todos los dolientes de Jorge y oramos por la paz de su alma.
Hernando y Ana de Lievano Mar 27 2022 12:56 PM
Acompaño en su dolor a mi tia y a todos los familiares y amigos de Jorge y Ruego porque su alma descance en Paz, siendo recompensada su bondad y espiritu de ayuda, que agradezco me brindara sin nada a cambio. Sea toda la luz para su espiritu
Danny Ayala Mar 27 2022 12:51 PM
A candle was lit in memory of Jorge Cardozo
Danny Ayala Mar 27 2022 12:45 PM
Para Jorge, mi intencion en la oracion porque haya encontrado en Dios, el abrazo que siempre otorgo, la alegria que transmitio y la acogida amorosa e incondicional que hasta para desconocidos, le caeacterizo. Dios lo tenga en su gloria compensando con luz, la grandeza de su alma.
Para sus familiares y allegados un abrazo de oracion porque sean cubiertos de paz, serenidad y comprension de los designios divinos.
YOLANDA LIEVANO MORALES Mar 27 2022 12:24 PM