The tight-knit community of Cohoes, New York, is grieving the tragic loss of Chelly Rotko and her husband, Al Reye. The couple’s passing has left family and friends in shock and sorrow, and the circumstances surrounding their departure, as well as the cause of death, remain undisclosed by their grieving family.
Ray Rosado from Watervliet, New York, took to social media to share a poignant tribute, expressing deep love and regret for the loss of two cherished individuals. In a heartfelt message, Ray reminisced about the joy and warmth Chelly and Al brought to the family, highlighting their significant role and the lasting memories they created.
“Chelly Rotko, I love you so much. I’m so sorry it had to be you guys. Till death do you both part, you were such a huge part of the family. So joyful. Miss Periwinkle will live on forever, and no one will ever forget you guys. I know I never showed it much, but GOD did I love you. I should’ve moved down when you asked me too.”
As the community mourns the loss of these beloved individuals, the Rotko and Reye family will release details regarding Chelly Rotko’s obituary and funeral plans at a later date. This will provide an opportunity for friends, relatives, and well-wishers to come together, remember, and pay their respects to Chelly Rotko and Al Reye, who made a lasting impact on the lives of those around them. The outpouring of grief and tributes on social media stands as a testament to the profound love and connection shared by the couple with their community.