Nina Cruz Carrejo, LVN, age 76, passed away on December 23, 2018. Nina was born on September 2, 1942 to Julia Gutierrez and Cruz Carrejo. She graduated from Carroll High School and Del Mar College Nursing School as an LVN. She was employed by Memorial Hospital, Heartland of Texas, Sunnybrook Nursing Home and Retama Nursing Home throughout her 47 years as a nurse. Nina enjoyed helping others, always one to give her time in any situation to help those in need. Nursing was her love, helping those in need was her passion, her patients were her life along with her family and her community.
Nina is preceded in death by her son, Rey Reyna, Jr., her daughter, Maria Concepcion “Connie” Reyna, her father, Cruz Carrejo, her mother, Julia Gutierrez and her sister, Jesusita Carrejo.
Nina is survived by her two daughters, Julia Gomez (Ray Gomez), Claudia Solis Lara (Jesse Lara, Jr.), two sons, Roberto Soliz (Roxanne Soliz), Gilberto Soliz (Rosemary Soliz), her sisters, Vyolanda Reyes, Sylvia Carrejo, her brother, Juventino Carrejo, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M., Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home.