June 11, 1929 ~ April 7, 2010
Regla Maria Sol lived a fulfilling life from June 11, 1929 until April 7, 2010. She passed away at Coast Plaza Doctors Hospital in Norwalk while undergoing treatment for a bowel obstruction. Regla was 80 years old as written on her birth certificate which indicates her birth date as June 11th, but she was actually born on February 11, 1929 and was 81 years. She was born in the city of Calimete, in the Matanzas Province of Cuba. She came to the United States in November of 1967 with her family and lived with her daughter and son-in-law in Hawthorne & Cerritos, California for the remainder of her life until she became ill and has resided for the passed 6 years at Norwalk Skilled Nursing in the city of Norwalk, Ca.
Regla loved to sew and was an accomplished bridal seamstress in Cuba and continued to sew here in California. She also loved her job as a babysitter--taking care of children and raising them all as if they were her own. Regla was prideful of her beautiful Island of Cuba and she enjoyed dancing and the music of her favorite artist, Celia Cruz. She had a green thumb and loved to garden, the outdoors, and traveling with her family. Regla also had a passion for cooking and prepared amazing Cuban dishes. She was an independent and very hard working woman with a strong will and stern character. but was also a very loving mother and grandmother.
Regla was one of 5 children born to Clara Penalver Aquia and Pedro Nunes and was the Widow of Francisco Sol-Nunez. Regla will forever be remembered by her surviving brother Milto Aquia, beloved daughter Maria Victoria Valino, son-in-law Ramon Pintor Valino, treasured grandchildren Crystal Isabel Valino and Christian Ramon Valino, and loving niece Clara Nunez Straka, along with countless other friends and family whom were blessed to know her.
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