Virginia Lee Nieto
11/11/1926 - 08/11/2019
Virginia Lee Nieto age 92 a resident of Sarasota passed away on August 11, 2019. Virginia was born in Saint Louis, Mo in 1926. She was married to Alexander Nieto on November 10th, 1946, after his discharge from the Navy. After their marriage they moved to Chicago, Ill where had five children. Wanting to be closer to family they then moved to Groton, Ct where they had their sixth and final child. Virginia was an accomplished artist working in pastels and oils, her specialty was portraits. She also studied painting and taught adults in Groton. Virginia was a very talented and creative person always trying to figure out solutions to problems and coming up with ideas not just with her painting but with everything around her. Following her husband’s death in 1981 she moved to Sarasota, Florida, and lived near her daughter Sharon. Her love of the ocean and warm weather was a perfect fit for her. She loved living there. She is survived by her children Linda Haigler, David Nieto, Deborah Leber, Steven Nieto, Richard Nieto (passed), Sharon Nieto and four grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all who loved and cared for her.