Fidel Relova, 89, of Iselin passed on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Mary Anne Hale Pavilion of Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center with his family by his side.
Fidel was born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba to the late Ignacio and Nila Relova. Fidel was raised in Pinar del Rio and had lived in Staten Island and the Bronx before residing in Iselin.
He Worked for I.B.E.W. Local#3 and was also A Building Superintendent in the Bronx. Fidel was a member of the First Baptist Church of Metuchen and served as a Trustee. He attended Sunday school and participated in many church activities such as church trips, dinners and picnics. He enjoyed volunteering on mission trips, including trips to Nova Scotia and Spain. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
Fidel is predeceased by his wife, Milagro (Otero); and his brothers and sisters.
Fidel is survived by his three children, Mildred of Iselin, Dennis of Woodbridge and Ernest and his wife Diana of Edison; his sister Dorita Relova; five grandchildren, Jessica Gonzalez of Iselin, Erika Relova of Edison, Wendy Relova of Woodbridge, Brandon Relova of Edison and Tamara Relova of Woodbridge; one great-grandchild, Nalani Lopez of Iselin and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Thursday evening, November 7th from 4-8 pm. There will be a funeral service on Friday, November 8th at 10:30 am in the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Avenue (Rt. 27) Metuchen. Entombment will be in Woodbridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, please donate to the General Fund of the First Baptist Church of Metuchen.