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Ernesto Nieves, 52, of Muhlenberg Township, died February 9, 2018 at Penn State Health – St. Joseph, Bern Township.
He was the husband of Kristin E. (Muehsam) Nieves, whom he married June 15, 2000.
Born December 22, 1965 in Jersey City, New Jersey, he was a son of Carlos Nieves of Puerto Rico and the late Lucinda Rios.
He was a 1985 graduate of Wildwood (NJ) High School and a graduate of Philadelphia College of Art.
Ernesto was employed 18 years as a caster with Cambridge Lee Industries, Ontelaunee Township up until August, 2017.
He was last employed as a line cook with Crossroads Restaurant, Muhlenberg Township, last working Thursday..
Also surviving are his three daughters: Chelsea K. (Muehsam) McGuigin of Pottstown; Harley D. Nieves of Muhlenberg Township and Sydney M. Nieves, a freshman at Rosemont College.
Other survivors include his brothers: Charles Rios of Cape May, NJ and his twin brother, Daniel Nieves of Wildwood, NJ.
He was a grandfather to Clara Kennedy McGuigin.
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale, PA 19605 is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home in order to help the family with final expenses.