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Demaine Funeral Home – Fairfax

10565 Main St, Fairfax, VA

OBITUARY

Hector N. Prieto Puga

June 28, 1949September 8, 2019
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Hector N. Prieto Puga, age 70, of Oakton Virginia passed away on September 8, 2019, surrounded by family and friends.

He was born to parents Aquilino Gregorio Prieto and Marina Puga de Prieto on June 28, 1949 in Buenos Aires Argentina Hector graduated from The Navy High School in Buenos Aires and received his High School Diploma from The Navy School. After immigrating to the United States of America, he worked diligently for the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC. He worked most of his adult life in the IADB and retired as a decent man and hardworking member of the IADB family.

He married Maria Guadalupe Prieto, the love of his life, in 1984, who survives him. Sons and Daughters, Diego Prieto, Gonzalo Prieto, Lucy Navarro, Estela Marina Caballero & Alejandro Caballero, as well as a host of grandchildren, Charlie Bonilla, Andres Bonilla, Daniel Caballero, Isabella Caballero, Sebastian Navarro and Valentina Navarro, As well as son in law, Oscar A. Navarro, Brad Oscar and Daughter in law, Leyla Rodriguez.

The Best BBQ Chef has passed!

Hector was a dedicated husband and one of the things he loved was his “BBQ grill!” The entire family knew they had a chef in the house when his Argentinian Grill blazed in the back yard! His menu had a variety of items, in addition to mom’s most famous and tasty Mexican Guacamole! Hector took his time when grilling and could not be rushed or interrupted. The firewood had to be original and the meats perfectly chosen from the butcher’s shop. We enjoyed every piece of all the perfectly grilled beef (vacio) and his delicious Argentinian Chorizos. It was a pleasure standing by him when he was grilling. He would even let you taste little bites of his amazing delights.

Hector’s family misses him dearly and we will never forget the times when we enjoyed his BBQ and the joy he brought to us. Those memories and many more will be kept alive in our hearts forever.

In our hearts forever, His Family

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, September 14, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Dr. Zaiderman, DPM

September 14, 2019

We go back over 40 years of friendship. Although I was his doctor over these years, he was more like a friend than a patient. Last time I saw him was just 2 weeks ago and now suddenly he is gone. I shall miss you, Hector. May you rest in peace.

Mike and Maryanne Yergovich

September 13, 2019

Though we did not know Hector, we are privileged to know Monica and their lovely children. We are so glad that our lives were enriched by coming to know Diego especially and his siblings and mom as well. Although we are unable to be there with you at this difficult time, we are thinking of you all and ask that you accept our sincere condolences.

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