July 20, 1953 - May 9, 2012
Caban, Hector M., 58, of Paterson entered eternal rest on Wednesday May 9th. Born July 20th in Lares Puerto Rico where he remained throughout his early teenage years, until serving his country in the United States Army as a Combat Medic( Specialist Four USAR in the 2/3 Infantry Division). He attended high school at the Superior Vocacional de Arecibo and received a diploma in craftwork and furniture making. He also acquired a degree in Associate Business Administration from Underwood College in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. He was stationed at Fort Dix in New Jersey. He then received his medical training at Fort Sam in Houston, Texas. Having served during the Vietnam War, he also received special training to become a jungle warfare expert. He was wounded in combat and received the Purple Heart, thus becoming a Disabled American Veteran. He was recognized by congress as a leader in the Commander’s Club, he was an active member of The American Legion, lifetime member of the D.AV. , supporter of Paralyzed Veterans of America, and he has received recognition by countless organizations for his constant diligences towards helping others. His name has been entered into the registry of the American Soldier, which shall remain permanently on display on the entrance to the National Museum of the U.S. Army. He received an honorable discharge after completing his service. He leaves behind his wife Freddy L. Riley-Caban, his sons Hector A., and Hemory of California, Tory and Denzel of New Jersey. He also leaves behind his sisters Haydee of New Jersey and Nydia of Puerto Rico , grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brother in laws, sister in laws, his mother in law and cousins and friends.Visitation will be held on Tuesday May 15th at Scillieri Community Funeral Home, LLC 265 Belmont Ave Haledon, N.J. from 6 - 8 P.M. Funeral Wednesday at The Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran’s Cemetery.
Caban, Hector M., 58, of Paterson entered eternal rest on Wednesday May 9th. Born July 20th in Lares Puerto Rico where he remained throughout his early teenage years, until serving his country in the United States Army as a Combat Medic( Specialist... View Obituary & Service Information
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