Raquel Custodio

Raquel Custodio of Sarasota, FL went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 27, 2022 at the age of 76.  She was born in Humacao, PR.    She was the daughter of the late Saturnina Mercado and the late Leonardo Torres.  Raquel devoted her life to her family and her ministry.  She was an extremely humble and generous woman of God who touched the lives of many.   She was also a master cook in the kitchen specializing in Puerto Rican food.  She enjoyed watching religious and classic t.v. shows/movies, as well as baseball games, and listening to Christian music.  Raquel is survived by her husband of 56 years Victor Custodio, daughters Merari Custodio, Maribel Cyman, Betsy (Misael) Gerena, Maritza Custodio, and Ruth (Alcides) Custodio and Martinez, son Raymond Custodio, plus six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one fur grandbaby.  She is also survived by her sisters Julia Torres and Lydia Torres.  No public services are planned according to Raquel’s wishes.  A private service was held at her bedside shortly after she transitioned to heaven.