Alberto Nieves

Alberto Nieves

Sunday, January 15th, 1956 Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Alberto Nieves

Alberto” PaPo”Nieves born on January 15, 1956. Father Monserrate “ Moncho” Nieves and Mother Paulina Nieves.

Alberto graduated from Cardinal Hayes High and Herbert H.Lehman College with a BA degree in psychology. He entered the New York City Police Department in 1981 and assigned to the 24th Precinct. He was promoted to Detective in 1989 and served in the Career Criminal Investigations Unit. Special Investigations Division Kidnapping Recovery Team and Juvenile Crime Squad. Alberto was an exceptional investigator with meticulous skills. He was awarded numerous department awards along with two Chief of Detectives awards. He responded to the attacks of 9/11/2001 and suffered with 9/11 related illness. Alberto passed peacefully surrounded by his family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday August 9, 2019 from 2:00 - 5:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 PM. A Prayer service will take place at 7:30 PM on August 9, 2019. Funeral service Saturday August 10, 2019 at 9:30 AM at the funeral home . Cremation to follow at Woodlawn Crematory at 10:00 AM.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sisto Funeral Home, Inc.
    3489 East Tremont Avenue
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    Friday, August 9th, 2019
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sisto Funeral Home, Inc.
    3489 East Tremont Avenue
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, August 9th, 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 7:30pm
    Sisto Funeral Home, Inc.
    3489 East Tremont Avenue
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, August 9th, 2019

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Doris Nogueras

i am so sorry to hear about Al . My husband Ray Nogueras went to cardinal hayes with Al. we were up in NYC in 2017 and spent a few days with Al . had the best time. . we just found out that Al passed. he will be missed . Rest in peace my friend. until we meet again. Doris M Nogueras
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Sandra Ocasio

It’s so sad you left us so soon. We will all miss you so much. We’re thankful for the memories you’ve given us and you’ll always be in our hearts. Thank you for always being there for us. Rest In Peace. Love you always, the Ocasio Family.
P.s. Give our love to Johnny, Phillip and Pablo.
Comment | Posted at 09:00am via Condolence

William Dalton NYPD DETECTIVE retired

Worked with Al in CCIU,juvenile sqd.
Great guy with his very dry sense of humor.
Another one of us taken way too soon because of those murderous bastards.
Rest in peace my friend & condolences to his family
Comment | Posted at 11:33am via Condolence


cos the Lord has called you to his kingdom. I will miss you dearly. We grew up listening to your favorite Nat King Cole music. And enjoyed keeping in touch as we got older. I will truly miss you but you are at peace. Love you cos. you will always be in my heart.
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To my cousin Papo, I will miss your phones calls. I will always remember how much we spoke about our family tree. Our Lord and Savior now awaits you. Love the Cortes Family from Florida
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