OBITUARY

Nellie D. Quinones

May 1, 1933October 15, 2020
Play Tribute Movie

Nellie Diaz Quinones, 87 years old, went to heaven on October 15, 2020.

She was born in Camalaniugan, Cagayan, Philippines on May 1st, 1933. She is the older child of Florentino Diaz, Sr. and Catalina Diaz. Nellie found her soulmate and partner for life when she married Johnny Quinones of Indang, Cavite, Philippines.

Nellie was a member of the first graduating class in Nursing from De Ocampo Memorial College, Manila, Philippines in 1957.

She came to the USA in 1957 to work at Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital in New Jersey. She moved to Chicago in 1960 and worked in Columbus Hospital for eight years. In 1968, she moved this time to Michigan, worked in Harper Hospital in Detroit until her retirement in 1995, and moved to Las Vegas in 2009.

Nellie loved to cook, particularly Filipino dishes, gardening and loved collecting dolls. She enjoyed going to the casino with her husband as well.

Nellie was loved by so many because of her kindness, and very good heart.

She is survived by her husband Johnny and son Rodinel, who are both Mechanical Engineers, and two grandkids, Jeanine and Johnray, who brought great joy to her later years.

A Funeral service will be held at 10:00am followed by a burial at 11:00am on October 27, 2020 at Palm Eastern Cemetery, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada.

Services

27 October

Funeral Service

10:00 am

Palm Eastern Mortuary

7600 S Eastern Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

27 October

Committal Service

11:00 am

Palm Eastern Mortuary

7600 S Eastern Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 26, 2020

Memories

Nellie D. Quinones

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Graduation in Nursing, 1957

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Sitting beside a banana tree...

FROM THE FAMILY

Taking care of her zucchini plant

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Graduation in Nursing, 1957

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Sitting beside a banana tree...

FROM THE FAMILY

Taking care of her zucchini plant

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Nellie Diaz Quinones, 87 years old, went to heaven on October 15, 2020.

She was born in Camalaniugan, Cagayan, Philippines on May 1st, 1933. She is the older child of Florentino Diaz, Sr. and Catalina Diaz. Nellie found her soulmate and partner for life when she married Johnny Quinones of Indang, Cavite, Philippines.

Nellie was a member of the first graduating class in Nursing from De Ocampo Memorial College, Manila, Philippines in 1957.

She came to the USA in 1957 to work at Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital in New Jersey. She moved to Chicago in 1960 and worked in Columbus Hospital for eight years. In 1968, she moved this time to Michigan, worked in Harper Hospital in Detroit until her retirement in 1995, and moved to Las Vegas in 2009.

Nellie loved to cook, particularly Filipino dishes, gardening and loved collecting dolls. She enjoyed going to the casino with her husband as well.

Nellie was loved by so many because of her kindness, and very good heart.

She is survived by her husband Johnny and son Rodinel, who are both Mechanical Engineers, and two grandkids, Jeanine and Johnray, who brought great joy to her later years.

A Funeral service will be held at 10:00am followed by a burial at 11:00am on October 27, 2020 at Palm Eastern Cemetery, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada.

Learn more about the Quinones name

VISIT ANCESTRY.COM