Angela Patricia Schoonhoven
August 01, 1951 - August 25, 2021
Obituary For Angela Patricia Schoonhoven
Angela Patricia Schoonhoven, devoted wife and loving mother, passed away on August 25, 2021 at Duke Medical Center in Durham, NC.
Angela was born in Havana, Cuba on August 1, 1951, to John Kelly and Evangelina Lascano. Angela retired in 2018 from a long career in Accounting. In 2000, Angela was happily married to Robert Schoonhoven who was her partner in life for over 21 years at the time of her passing.
Angela is survived by her husband, Robert; her brother, Michael [Dang] ; her sister, Barbara [Michael]; her sons, Jack [Mandy], Mike [Erica], Paul [Lindsay], Steven [Curita], and Kevin [Alex]; her grandchildren, Megan, Cooper, Abby, Dylan, Evangeline (Evie), and Logan; and her great-grandchildren, Angela and Olivia. She was preceded in death by her father, John; her mother, Evangelina; and her sister, Diana.
Angela always put her family and friends first in her life and showered her five sons and eight grandchildren with love and praise any chance she could. She was a loyal confidante to her husband, Robert, and was fond of their many small trips together whether to see a new site or visit family and friends. Besides spending time with her numerous children and grandchildren, Angela had a passion for traveling, exercising, solving mysteries, and shopping. Angela had a bright and energetic personality known for her ability to sense when people needed her help and was always there for her family and friends to provide a word of encouragement or offer advice. She touched many lives with her kindness, generosity, and wisdom.
A private ceremony will be held by the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to St. Jude Children's Hospital.