Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Valson Stores founder passes away in Miami

Cuban-American Ruben Valdes Sanchez, 76, and founder of Valson Stores in Miami, passed away on Tuesday, according to a report. American Vedas,

The cause of death is currently unknown and the Valdes Sanchez family has not released any statement in this regard.

cybercuba Valsan, Inc. contacted, but till the time of writing this note, he had not replied to the messages sent.

TV Performers Desi BallamajoJoe who was the face of Valson stores over the years shared an emotional message of thanks and remembrance on his social networks to whoever was his friend and patron.

“I will never forget the day he called me and offered me to be the face of the store he created and developed with great effort. Since then, he always mentored me and I appreciate his wisdom, his humility and nurtured.” Discipline”, Cuban wrote on Facebook.

Ballamajo thanked him for being a part of his life and family, and for the legacy of kindness, entrepreneurship and sacrifice he left, as well as for his support for the cause of the Cuban community living in exile.

Rubén Valdés Sánchez left Cuba in June 1980 aboard the ship “Misericordia de Dios”, which was purchased in Chicago by the lay bishop of the Episcopal Church, Leo Fred. It would be one of the last boats Cubans would use during the Mariel migration crisis.

With his wife and daughter, Valdés Sánchez lived for some time in Puerto Rico, where one of his brothers lived and worked as a local vendor, a trade that was already a tradition in his family as his Father was a winemaker in Cuba.

Shortly after, he moved to the United States and in 1984 started his own economic project, Walson Stores, which today has several stores in various cities in Florida.

It also helped religious, charitable and other organizations to provide food, toys and other items to children and the elderly.

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