Virginia A. Nieto, of Indio, Calif., passed away at home surrounded by her loved ones on July 12, 2013, losing her battle to cancer at the age of 80. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Rego L. Nieto, their four sons Rego (Pam) Nieto, Ruben (Pee Wee) (Gabbie) Nieto, Ronald (Ashley) Nieto, Roger Nieto, her sister Flora Mendoza, her thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Virginia prided herself on being a great housewife, mother and grandmother. She was the number one fan in any and all sports for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She could be found supporting her loved ones at every sporting event in the valley and beyond. Virginia lived for her family. She was preceded in death by parents Mama Mela, Papa Che, her three brothers, Fred, Chapo and Chepe Avila and sister Charlette Nieto. A Rosary will be said at 9:00AM with a Mass at 9:30AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Indio, Calif. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. FitzHenry-Wiefels Indio Directors.
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Published in The Desert Sun from July 20 to July 22, 2013