Bom-Wrapper

Rowena D. Aquino

Rowena D. Aquino

Thursday, December 18th, 1969 Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Rowena D. Aquino, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Rowena D. Aquino.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Rowena D.'s Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Rowena D.'s Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Obituary for Rowena D. Aquino

Rowena Aquino

December 18, 1969 ~ July 3, 2020



Maria Rowena de los Reyes Aquino born December 18, 1969 passed away on July 3, 2020 at the age of 50. She was raised by her father Rodolfo Manalac Aquino and her mother Leonida de los Reyes Aquino in Howard Beach, New York. She attended Our Lady of Grace Elementary School in Howard Beach, New York; Stella Maris High School, Rockaway Park, New York and graduated from Stony Brook University, New York with a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s in Environmental Science
Rowena’s professional career started at Stony Brook University working with Campus Public Safety & Security and then the Department of Environmental Health & Safety. At the time of her passing, she worked for the City of New York in the Department of Citywide Administrative Services’ General Counsel, Citywide Office Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) for close to 20 years.
She will be remembered as a beacon of hope, positive force, environmentalist, humanitarian and an enthusiast for the City of New York. Her relentless commitment to her faith, family, friends, colleagues and dedication to her profession was extraordinary. She was kind hearted, always thinking of others, free spirited, had a gentle soul and a smile that was contagious.
Rowena’s personal interests revolved around her faith, family, the love of life, philanthropy and environmental preservation. She enjoyed all types of literature especially reading books, fine arts, theater, ballet, travel, walking and listening to music. She was an avid spectator of sports, collector of coins, sports memorabilia, autographed books and hello kitty.
She is survived by her parents Rodolfo and Leonida Aquino, siblings Ryan Aquino, Roslynn Aquino McGrade, brother in law Jason McGrade, aunts, uncles, cousins and God children.

Paul Bearers: Ryan Aquino, Jason McGrade, Ferdinand Aquino, Francisco Aquino, Noel Santos and JR Santos

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rowena D. Aquino, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Rowena D.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 10th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    James Romanelli-Stephen Funeral Home
    89-01 Rockaway Boulevard
    Ozone Park, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, July 10th, 2020
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    *** PLEASE NOTE, AS PER NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REGULATIONS, DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC, ONLY 25 PEOPLE ARE ALLOWED TO BE IN THE BUILDING AT ONCE. SOCIAL DISTANCING MUST BE MAINTAINED AND FACE COVERINGS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. ***
  • Service

    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 | 9:45am
    St. Patrick's Cathedral
    5 th Avenue between 50 & 51 Streets
    NEW YORK, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, July 11th, 2020
    9:45am
    ***** A DONATION MAY BE MADE IN ROWENA'S NAME TO HER PREFERRED CHARITY, THE 9/11 MEMORIAL, BY VISITING: https://www.911memorial.org/donate OR TO ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL BY VISITING https://www.saintpatrickscathedral.org/give/.
  • Interment

    St. John Cemetery
    80-01 Metropolitian Avenue
    Middle Village, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Memorial Contributions may also be made in Rowena’s name to Earth Day and the Trust for the National Mall: The National Cherry Blossom Festival by Visiting: https://www.earthday.org/donate/ https://www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/donate/

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Rowena D.. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

Allan Straker and the Staff of the Correction Acad, Stacey Kaplan, and other have sent flowers to the family of Rowena D. Aquino.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Allan Straker and the Staff of the Correction Acad, Stacey Kaplan, and other have sent flowers to the family of Rowena D. Aquino.
Hand delivered by a local florist
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies

As you grieve know that we are remembering you...Peace, Prayer and Love to the Aquino family. Love your friends & colleagues at St. Francis.

planted 5 memorial trees for Rowena D. Aquino

Plant a tree
Comment | Posted at 03:53pm via Premium Tree
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies

From your Boys at 135

planted 3 memorial trees for Rowena D. Aquino

Plant a tree
Comment | Posted at 01:41pm via Premium Tree
LF

Love always, The Concepcion Family

Sent with love and remembrance. We will always have you in our hearts and memories, Rowie.

Love always, The Concepcion Family planted 3 memorial trees for Rowena D. Aquino

Plant a tree
Comment | Posted at 11:20pm via Premium Tree
AF

Alex Potievsky and family

With loving memories of my extraordinary coworker "Rowena D. Aquino",

Alex Potievsky and family planted 3 memorial trees for Rowena D. Aquino

Plant a tree
Comment | Posted at 04:56am via Premium Tree
KW

Karlene Daniels, Lillian Goodwine, Sinikka Wahab

Forever Friends

Karlene Daniels, Lillian Goodwine, Sinikka Wahab planted 3 memorial trees for Rowena D. Aquino

Plant a tree
Comment | Posted at 05:36pm via Premium Tree
Loading...

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: