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Raquel (Blanco) Alcober

January 17, 1937 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 83)

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Raquel Alcober, 83, of Melbourne, FL, passed away on October 30, 2020 peacefully surrounded by her loved ones.

Raquel was born on January 17, 1937 in Santiago de las Vegas, Cuba.  She came to the United States in 1959 and lived in Key West, FL for her adult life.

In 1966, she met Faustino Alcober, and they wed in 1966, going on to raise two children, George Alcober and Cindy Hoeffer.

Raquel dedicated her life to being a selfless and caring mother/grandmother.  Raquel inspires her granddaughter, Samantha Chavez everyday to be a strong and independent woman.  Raquel has always helped family by providing them with unconditional love, support and strength.  She made it her mission to improve the lives of others no matter the cost to her.

Raquel was a passionate homemaker and when she wasn’t filling her home with warmth, love and kindness, she could be found at The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea praying for her loved ones.

Raquel was predeceased by her husband Faustino Alcober of 17 years and her mother Mercedes Blanco.  She is survived by her daughter Cindy Hoeffer and her husband Timothy Hoeffer, son George Alcober and his two children Mattie Alcober and Gregory Alcober, granddaughter Samantha Chavez and her husband Shane Chavez, and lifelong friend Oria Perez.  She will be greatly missed by all her friends and family.

Services will be announced once the family has determined a date.

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