Reina M. Quinones – January 11, 2021

Reina M. Quinones, 84, of Jersey City, passed away on January 11, 2021.

Born to Amalia Negron and Juan de la Cruz Carrera on June 1, 1936, Reina was raised in Utuado Puerto Rico and came to New Jersey in 1957, eventually teaching herself English by watching television. She was a committed and loving mother raising her six children; family was a number one priority.

Her memory will be cherished by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and many in her family and dear friends. Reina’s beloved children include, Dalila (Lilly) Quinones, Nydia Cruz (nee Quinones), Luz I. Colon (nee Quinones), Margarita Quinones, Juan C. Quinones, and Angel L. Quinones as well as her cherished legacy of fourteen grand-children and fifteen great-grandchildren. Her dear siblings also honor her memory including Gloria Negron, Damian Carrera, and Luis Carrera.


Visitation for Reina will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (Corner of Seventh & Washington Streets, Parking on Seventh). 

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15 thoughts on “Reina M. Quinones – January 11, 2021

  1. I offer my sincere condolences to you on such a profound loss. Please take comfort in the knowledge that she is at peace. I share in your sadness and will hold you all in my thoughts.

  2. My sincerest condolences to your family. You have lost a wonderful person. Please be comforted that she is at peace and remember all the good times throughout the years. I will personally miss her cooking and her strict discipline when I got out of hand. She was a second mother to me as a child. I will never forget her.

  3. There are so few comforting words when we need them most. The passing of the one who first introduced us to this planet and who loved us along its paths is never easy. My heartfelt condolences to your family.

  4. My momma, thank you for being a great example of a strong, loving woman that always put family first.
    I’ll miss FaceTiming with you and hearing you say “I love you too my dear”. You fought a good fight and now you’re with Jesus, no more pain, no more tears.
    I will love you forever!…

  5. Angel – your Mom sounds like a wonderful and brave lady….. I am so sorry for your loss…
    Richard and I are here for you if you need anything.
    Love and prayers.

  6. There are no words meaningful enough to bring comfort for such a big loss. My sincerest condolences to you all. Sending my love and prayers. May the Lord be your comfort and peace during this difficult time and thereafter.
    Love, Jose & Annette Vega

  7. My deepest and sincerest condolences to the entire family. May God fill everyone with His peace and comfort, you are all in my prayers and my heart.❤

  8. My deepest condolences to you Angel and the rest of the family. remember the good times and know she is at peace in the house of the Lord. Rest peacefully sweet angel. Your family is in my prayers for strength .

  9. To My Loving Family, whom I love deeply and unconditionally,
    I am so sorry for your passing of your mommy. I did have the pleasure of meeting her and telling her how beautiful she was. Her beautiful face, her soft voice, and her gentle hands as she held mines, I will never forget.
    God is with you all. He understands your heart is in pain. He will bring you through this as she rests in His Hands.
    I love you all,
    Hope and David Johnson

  10. I will Love you Forever! May your Legacy live on in every Son, Daughter and Grand child with love , humility and laughter. Thank you Mom for accepting me as your own, I will never forget you. ❤

  11. My condolences to you, Angel, and to the entire family. I will hold you all in my thoughts.

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