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Jose Luis Nieves Rodriguez

Jose Luis Nieves Rodriguez "Guito" passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. He was 83. Born in Naguabo, PR on December 4, 1932, he moved to Philadelphia in 1955, where he lived for 15 years before moving to Feasterville in 1971. He retired to Puerto Rico in 1975 and has resided in the Delaware Valley Veterans Home for the past 6 years. Jose served in the Korean War from 1951-1953. He enjoyed country life in Puerto Rico, where he raised cattle and champion fighting roosters and was an avid domino player in Puerto Rico, where he won many trophies and championships. He loved music and dancing.

He is survived by 2 sons, Robert W. Nieves and Joseph L. Nieves, 1 daughter, Alexandra Nieves, 1 step-son, Alex Melendez, his grandsons, Robert J., Joseph M., and James D. Nieves and grand-daughters, Astrid A. Esquilin Nieves and Adriana C. Esquilin Nieves. Also survived by 2 sisters, Susana and Conchita Nieves, 1 brother, Marcial Nieves and a niece, Tilin Montanez.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 6:30pm at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough. Friends may call 6-6:30pm.