R.I.P. Norma Nieves (Born October 9, 1956 – Died April 12, 2012)
NORMA NIEVES VEGA
Born October 9, 1956 – Died April 12, 2012
NORMA passed away this morning at 9:15 unable to win the battle against cancer.
Do you remember her smile and her outstretched hands ready to help in any way she could? If there was a problem, the first name that came to mind, was Norma. We all knew we could count on Norma.
She graduated from the Sagrado Corazón University, where she specialized in her passion –Art & Photographic Science and Audio Production.
Her extraordinary visual acuity, her sensitivity, her vision and dedication led to constantly look for new ways to define perfection.
But, maybe her most outstanding quality was her humility. This enabled her to always move forward in acquiring the right image and effect, even if it meant working hours on end. And despite the accolades received throughout her career, she never once attempted to use them as a crutch to carry her weight. To her, each day was a new beginning.
Throughout the years she worked with dedication to make each and every WBO Annual Convention, Collector’s Magazine, and WBO Kids Drug Free Program event a special one. She often said that the
beauty of it all was that no one knew all the work done behind the scenes.
During the last event organized by Norma for the Sister Isolina Ferre Centers, Sister Mildred commented on the extraordinary work she had done. I was surprised at the happiness that brought to Norma’s heart! She said, “And at the end of the day that is all we take…the pleasure of knowing we did good, we gave our best with our hearts, it was received and reciprocated with appreciation”.
These are just a few of the simple things why Norma will always be NORMA to all of us who were lucky to know her. We, at WBO will cherish her and hold her dear to our hearts forever. She will never be forgotten!
May She Rest In Peace!
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“Norma fue una gran persona, una compañera de trabajo y en los pocos años que la pude conocer, siempre fue muy colaboradora en el trabajo. Sin duda alguna, una gran mujer. Qué Dios la bendiga y la reciba en su Santo Reino. Norma, qué descanses en paz y sigas disfrutando el arte de tomar fotografías desde el cielo.” —Pablo Fletes
“That is so sad she was a wonderful lady.” —Rocky Young
“GOING TO MISS YOU NORMA.TAKE CARE–GOD BLESS” —Tom Miller
“She was a wonderful, wonderful person filled with love. My heart is heavy.” —Melvina Lathan
“She was so kind to us at every convention and will be missed for sure.” —Mark Nelson
“ESTIMADA FAMILIA DE WBO:
POR ESTE MEDIO, LES COMUNICO MI MAS SENTIDO PESAME POR EL FALLECIMIENTO DE NUESTRA QUERIDA NORMA NIEVES, EN LO PERSONAL ME ENCUENTRO MUY TRISTE PUES NO TENGO A NADIE CERCANO CON QUIEN COMPARTIR ESTA PENA, MAS QUE MIS PADRES Y FAMILIA QUIENES TUVIERON LA OPORTUNIDAD DE CONOCER A NORMA DURANTE SUS VISITAS A EL SALVADOR.
GRACIAS POR AVISAR DE LA NOTICIA. NORMA ERA UNA PERSONA MUY QUERIDA PARA MI.” —OSCAR CANJURA
I am very sadden, I have tears in my eyes when I read of her passing. My condolences to her family, may she rest in piece. We all love you Norma!!”– Leon Panoncillo
“Por esperado no deja de ser tremendo. Y supongo que a ti te recordara otros duros momentos, animo estamos para lo puedas necesitar. Mis condolencias a sus allegados, Un beso.” —Manu
“We were saddened by the news but realize she is finally at peace and will no longer have to endure pain. Norma will certainly be missed from all WBO events, as she left a positive impact on everyone she came in contact with.” Sincerely, —Lisa & Chuck Giampa
“Please express my sincere condolence to Norma’s family.Please let them know my prayers are with them all.” —Carlos Ortiz Jr
“Me uno a tus palabras, Norma, un ser extra espectacular, humilde, servicial… Nuestro más sentido pésame a su familia.” —Laura y Javier
Te pido que, por favor, le hagas llegar mi sentido y sincero pésame a los familiares y amigos de nuestra querida e inolvidable Normita. —Jorge E. Molina
“Very difficult for all…what a nice person Norma was and very talented as well…” —Jay Seidman
“Norma was a wonderful and caring person, who was always there to lend everyone a hand. She was so young and had so much more to share. Sometimes God works in ways that are too mysterious for me to figure out, but I’m deeply saddened and will miss her smile and the many, many ways she was able to touch all of us. Deepest sympathy” — Bobby Goodman & Family
“Sentimos una gran pena por la muerte de Norma…siempre atenta, responsable, dispuesta a ayudar, una gran amiga. Que el Gran Arquitecto del Universa la acoja en su santo seno.
!!QUE PENA!!” —Roberto Ramirez
“Please forward to Norma’s family my heart felt sympathy. May she rest in peace” —CJ Ross
“Our hearts are broken. Not only have we lost a great friend, but the world has lost a great person. Our prayers go out to the WBO family that has lost so much and to Norma’s family. Please let us know when services are.” —Levi & Linda Jo
Sinceramente, —Jorge Fernández Gentile
“Lamentamos mucho lo de Normita. Mis más sentidas condolencias a su familia”. —Lydia G. Rodriguez
“Our condolences to all….This is very, very sad news” —bev & harry davis
“My deepest condolences goes out to all her family. She will truly be miss by all in the WBO…May God be with you and R.I.P” —Eddie Claudio
“I am sorry for your loss. And I wish all her family and friends strength.” With kind regards, —Lahcen Oumghar
“Terrible tidings. Please pass our deepest condolences to Norma’s family and close friends from Russia, from all who knew and loved her here as the person who brought so much good into our imperfect world”. —Igor Mazurov
“We will miss her our deepest sympathy for your lost we will keep you in our prayers.” —John & Jasmien Stewart.
“We all at notifight are extemely sorry…Norma was a great lady and friend! We will publish a nice article in her honor.” —Ludo Saenz
“Les extendemos nuestro sincero sentido pésame. Un abrazo a la distancia.” Sinceramente,–Laura y Mario
“Oh My God, Thank you so much for letting me know I will truly miss her love and strength to her family and the entire WBO family.” —Jean Williams
“As it is a pity Accept our condolences! Start up God stores his soul.” Yours faithfully, Svetlana Pchelnikova and Kirill Pchelnikov
“I am so sorry to hear about Norma. She was a dear friend to all of us, and a wonderful person. She will be sorely missed”. —John P. Duggan
“Me da mucha pena la muerte de Norma, era una buena mujer, atenta y trabajadora. Que Dios la tenga en su gloria…Un abrazo,” —Jose Ignacio
“I can not tell you how deeply saddened I am to hear that God has taken Norma home. I will have a mass said for her this week. When I was athe conventions or in Puerto Rico she was always trying to help, smiling and taking my kidding about practicing, more, her English. I know she is at rest and comfort in god’s Paradise.” —Thomas Nardone
“I am so sorry. My deepest condolences. She will be greatly missed.” —Andrew W. Horn
“Hay personas que no pasan desapercibidas en vida y que permanecen en nuestro corazón cuando se van. Mi mas sentido pésame.” —Enrique Soria Jr
“!Que mala noticia! He apreciado mucho las palabras sobre NORMA, y me junto a todos ustedes en el dolor por haber perdido una amiga y una persona extraordinaria. Hasta pronto, espero con mejores noticias. Un abrazo.” —Edoardo
“Oh my God!!!! Les acompaño en sus sentimientos. Que pena me ha dado esta noticia. Que Dios la tenga en la gloria.” —Vicente Pimienta
“A very sad day. God bless Norma” —Dennis Gilmartin
“A la familia de la OMB y a la propia de Norma, nuestras genuinas condolencias
por tan irreparable perdida. En estos momentos de duelo, no hago mas que recordar la sonrisa de afecto y amor conque Normita siempre nos irradio. Reciban nuestro carino de siempre” —Pepe Castillo