Lupe Nancy Chao, longtime resident of Washington Heights, passed from this life on March 14, 2021 at the age of 88 years old. She was born on September 25, 1932 in Havana, Cuba and emigrated to the United States in 1969. Lupe Nancy came to settle in Washington Heights with her family shortly after arriving in New York City; there, on Audubon Avenue, she would reside for over 50 years. Her husband Luis Chao Sr. preceded her in death in 1989. Nancy is survived by her two sons: Luis Manuel (Maryann) of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Leonardo (Susan) of New Milford, New Jersey. She is additionally survived by her grandson Alec Daniel.
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