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“My deepest condolences to the entire Aponte family. I have know Mr. Aponte Sr. for about 30 years or so. And he was always an amazing man, husband...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mercedes Torres - New York, NY

“Dear Hiram & Homaira,My deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. I know you were all very close & that you will both miss him very much. My...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Fran Salemi - Bronx, NY

“My deepest condolences to the entire Aponte family. I never got the priveledge of meeting Mr. Aponte Sr. But I know he must've been an amazing man...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Evelyn Ruiz - New York, NY

“My father was a great friend, father and idol. I loved him... I will miss him very much. I am heartbroken but am happy my father is reunited with my...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Hiram Aponte - New York, NY - Son

“To my wonderful Father in Law, Hiram Sr.Thank you for welcoming me into your family. Till the end you were loving and caring and life will not be the...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Homaira Aponte - New York, NY

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Hiram Aponte was born in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico on November 7th, 1933. He arrived in NYC in the late 50's and resided in Hell's Kitchen. He worked as a Chef at La Polpetta and later on at the New York Life Cafeteria. He married his love, Myrtha Rosas in 1961 and they had a son, Hiram Jr. In 1977 he moved his little family to Manhattan Plaza where they resided till the end.

Hiram Sr. enjoyed action films and loved watching all baseball games. He loved listening to Spanish music especially Salsa. He was a kind hearted, humble and graceful gentleman. He was very loved by all and will be missed.