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Yolanda Cecilia Nieves

Obituary for Yolanda Cecilia Nieves

May 10, 2016
Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Loving Mother, Daughter and Sister


Yolanda Cecilia Nieves, 48 of Rocky Hill, formerly of New Haven died suddenly on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. Yolanda was born in New Haven on March 12, 1968, a daughter of Menen Osorio Fuentes of New Haven and Geraldo Nieves of Cleveland, OH. She had resided in New Haven for most of her life, and in Rocky Hill the past four years. She was a Registered Nurse, and had worked at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus for ten years. Yolanda graduated from Albertus Magnus College in 2001 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Marketing, and received her nursing degree from Fairfield University in 2008. She was a past president of F.L.E.C.H.A.S. and began working as a volunteer there since she was nine years old. Yolanda is also survived by her son, Geraldo Enrique Parilla of West Haven, and her sister, Veronica Nieves of Danbury.

Yolanda's family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions in Yolanda's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, or online at

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