Cecilia M. Oquendo-Nieves, age 83, of York, died at 10:07 AM Monday, August 17,
2020 at York Hospital.
Born March 28, 1937 in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late Julio
Oquendo and Eulogia Nieves. She was a member of Candelero de Oro, 24 South Beaver
Street, York, and loved to cook and spend time at church.
Mrs. Oquendo-Nieves is survived by eight children, José Paneto, Maribel Salazar, Luis
Oquendo, Everlidis Bonilla, Carmen Oquendo, Lilliam Oquendo, Juan Ayala, and Iris
Ayala; 29 grandchildren: 48 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; and two
sisters, Lucermina Oquendo and Edith Oquendo. She was also preceded in death by a
son, Freddy Oquendo; and one brother, Rafael Oquendo; and four sisters, Carmen
Oquendo, Helena Oquendo, Angela Oquendo, and Hilda Oquendo.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 PM Monday, August 24, 2020 at Kuhner
Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York, with Pastor Eufemia
Soto and Pastor Franciso Colon officiating. Viewing will be 12-1:30 PM. Burial will be
in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
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