Primitiva “Nena” Cabrera

Female, 81

April 16, 1934 –April 29, 2015

Buffalo, NY.

Primitiva “Nena” Cabrera, a seamstress factory worker died at Buffalo General Hospital after a long illness, she was 81 years old. Born in the Dominican Republic to Martina Baez, and Jose Dolores “Lolo” Cabrera , she immigrated to the United States in search of better economic opportunities for her children. After the passing of her husband, she raised three children on her own by working low-wage factory jobs in the NYC metropolitan area. Primitiva moved to Buffalo from New York City in 1989 to be with her son who was a college student at the time. She always said that her biggest regret was not having immigrated to the United States at a younger age where she could have taken advantage of a public education and learned to speak the English language. She strongly believed that education was a key pathway out of poverty. In retirement, Primitiva enjoyed playing bingo, traveling to the casinos in Atlantic City and visiting her native Dominican Republic at Christmas time.

She is survived by a daughter, Martha M. Medrano, a son, Dr. Cesar A. Cabrera (Carlos Aguirre). She was predeceased by a daughter, Ramona Cabrera. Grandchildren include Diana Monzon (Kevin Ricks), Ramon A. Cabrera, and Joanna Medrano. Great-grand children include, Karim Kirkland, Charlese Medrano, Nakir Kirkland, Jeanelys Medrano, and Kaliq Ricks.

She is survived by a sister, Dora Baez of Santo Domingo, D.R., and predeceased by sisters Virginia Baez, and Olga Cabrera and predeceased by four brothers, Jose “Lolito” Cabrera, Fernando Cabrera, Dr. Luis Emilio Cabrera, and Nelson CabreraCABRERA - Primitiva

Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service to be celebrated in the Rosewood Mausoleum Chapel at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, on Monday 11:00 AM. Please assemble at the main gate. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., (716) 836-6500. Share condolences at www.AMIGONE.com

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