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Emilio's obituary

Union City, NJ – Emilio Iglesias, passed away peacefully

with his wife and daughter by his side in North Bergen on

July 9, 2022.  He had the good fortune to live a full life

before succumbing to the effects of COPD and heart disease.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 63 years, Laura,

aka "Tina" his two daughters, Maria Iglesias, Yara Betancourt,

and his granddaughters, Christina, Cassandra, and Amanda.

He also, has a 5 months old great-granddaughter, Selina.

He was predeceased by his mother, Eudosia Gonzalez

and father, Luis Iglesias and his brothers, Bernardo

Iglesias and Issaic Iglesias. Emilio was born in

Havana, Cuba on November 24,1933. His profession

was a photographer until he emigrated to the US in

1969 becoming a proud citizen in 1977.  Worked his

way out of the factories into his owning his own Billiard Pool

Hall in Union City.  He worked his last few years before retiring

for the Union City School District.

He was passionate about his political views

his love for this country and the once Cuba that he

loved so dearly. He always said Freedom is worth

fighting for.  Freedom is worth living for and dying for.

He had the “gift of gab” and never shy to offer his opinion.

Emilio loved baseball, game shows, lottery tickets and spending

time at the Cuban Restrauant, El Artesano. He loved a good

round of dominos at the Jose Marti Park but most of all his loved

just being with his beloved wife, Tina.

There will be a funeral service held at Morgado

Funeral Home at 525 45 th Street Union City, NJ on

Monday, July 11, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. In

lieu of flowers, you can make a donations to the

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or American Heart Association



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