"Juline" 82, of Morristown, New Jersey, passed away, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was born January 10, 1935 in Ciales, Puerto Rico to Vicente Vega and Eugenia Santiago.
On December 30, 1961, he married Luz “Lula” Vega in Ciales, Puerto Rico. Of that union came three children; Orlando, Julio and Nelson.
He moved to New Jersey where he lived most of his life, and worked as a chef for over 50 years at Rod’s Steak House at the Madison Hotel, Madison, New Jersey.
He enjoyed working and only retired a few years prior to his passing. He was a very hard worker, who sacrificed everything to ensure that his wife and children had everything they needed. Most will remember him for his caring ways and kindness; he was always willing to give a helping hand to others. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. In the summers he enjoyed going to Cape May with his wife and grandchildren to spend a week of having fun on the beach. He worked six days a week, with only Thursday’s off, which he spent driving to Flemington, New Jersey, to pick up his grandchildren, return back to Morristown, so that they could spend the day with him and his wife, afterwards he would drive them home. He was an avid Dominoes player and enjoyed playing with his sons, brother and nephews.
Julio is survived by his wife of 55 years Luz Vega, by his three sons, Orlando Vega and his wife Daisy of Orlando, Florida, Julio Vega and his wife Kathy of Roswell, Georgia, and Nelson Vega of Morristown, New Jersey; five grandchildren, Christine, Jonathan, Kaitlyn, Jordon, and Isabella; and two great grandchildren Joshua and Max. His brothers Diego and Antonio; his sisters, Josepha, Gladys, Mercedes, Carmen and Ana and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vicente and Eugenia, and his brothers; Ernesto, Abraham and Juan Luis; his sisters, Aracelys, Analuisa, Leonor and Estel.
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