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Hector Nieves Sr.,

Obituary for Hector Nieves Sr.,

May 6, 2021
Egg Harbor Twp., New Jersey

Loving Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather


Hector Nieves Sr., 88, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday May 6, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico he was the loving son of the late Belen Melendez and Francisco Nieves.

Hector worker hard all his life in various factories throughout New Jersey to provide for his family. He labored every day many hours to make sure that his wife and children hand a warm, safe and happy home. Hector was a member of the Legion of Mary and the Knights of Columbus when he lived in Elizabeth, NJ. He enjoyed watching the Philadelphia Phillies, watching the boats go by in the bay and playing games at the local casinos. Hector was well known as being a very devoted and faithful catholic but his greatest joy was spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.

Hector will be missed and fondly remembered by his son; Hector (Sonia) Nieves, Jr., granddaughters; Virgen "Vee" (Daniel) Castro, Angela (Ivan) Varela, Christina (Ryan) Annibali, grandsons; Hector (Laurie) Nieves III, Antonio (Emily) Nieves, great-grandchildren; Victor, Julissa, Jonathan, Joelle, Ivan, Marissa, Catherine, Godson; Ernesto Zelaya Godsister Alma Zelaya and a host of nieces and nephews. Hector was predeceased by his wife; Angela Nieves and a daughter; Blanca Nieves.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Hectors Life Celebration Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 11:00am at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish, 1421 New Road, Northfield, NJ 08225. A viewing will be held at Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home 228 Infield Ave., Northfield, NJ 08225 on Tuesday May 11, 2021 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and on Wednesday from 9:30am to 10:30am when departure for mass will occur. Final commendation and farewell will be held at Rosehill Cemetery, 792 East Edgar Road Linden, NJ 07036 on Thursday May 13, 2021 at 1:00pm. To leave condolences, pay respects, or share a special memory of Hector please visit Arrangements entrusted to Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home 609-646-3400.

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