February 1, 1940 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 82)
Nydia Perez, age 82, resided in Newburgh, NY at the time of her death on May 4, 2022. Nydia was born on February 1, 1940 in New York, NY, the daughter of the late Maria Luisa Santana and Angel Frances.
Nydia is survived by her daughters Maria Johnson and Michele Grayeb and her husband Tony; her siblings, Nancy Martins and William Santana as well her non-biological sister Millie; grandchildren, Danielle Johnson and Alexander Grayeb; as well as extended family members, nieces, nephews, and a host of loving and caring friends, neighbors and co-workers. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by siblings Angel Frances and Sylvia Laguna.
Nydia was a NYS Dept. of Corrections Officer until her retirement. She enjoyed playing Lotto and was an avid Scrabble player. She also enjoyed family gatherings, cooking, Latin music, and spending time with her grand-dog, Shakespeare.
Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, May 15 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, with a service at 4:30 p.m.