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Nelson Julio HERNANDEZ

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HERNANDEZ, Nelson Julio

Nelson Julio Hernandez was born on March 23, 1946 in Havanna, Cuba. After graduating from the University of Florida in Gainesville, he later moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico where he worked in the family jewelry business, Chantilli Joyeros. Nelson was predeceased by his father, Jose Manuel Hernandez Vicente and his mother, Alicia Hernandez Abislaiman. He was also predeceased by his sister, Annie Hernandez. Nelson later worked for Graff Jewelers in London, England, Harry Winston in New York, Bvlgari in New York, and Van Cleef & Arpels in Palm Beach, FL. Nelson's only marriage to Libby Boehmer Otis ended in divorce. He is survived by his step son, Christopher Otis of Honolulu, HI. Nelson had a great love for horses and was an enthusiastic fan of polo. He died peacefully in his sleep in his home in the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club in Wellington, FL on February 26, 2013.

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2014
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