Nirza Brooks


11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, January 29, 2021
Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc
301 Absecon Boulevard
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Nirza Moraima Brooks

Nirza M. Brooks was born August 8, 1949, to the late Eduardo Berenguer and Emelina Rodriguez in Guancia Puerto Rico. She passed away at home January 24, 2021, with her family by her side.

Nirza moved to New York in her early twenties then shortly after to New Jersey where she began her healthcare career at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center; after forty years of employment she retired in 2014. Her favorite hobbies were scrapbooking, collecting cookbooks as well as spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandbabies.

Nirza was preceded in death by her daughter, Lizette Baerga and her granddaughter, Zullymar Lopez. She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Ricci Brooks; daughters, Lucinda (George) Reeves of Galloway NJ, MiRai Ortiz of Egg Harbor Township NJ, Capricia Jones of York, PA and her son, Damien Jones of York, PA.

Nirza had fifteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren; brothers, Eduardo (Rosa) Berenguer of Orlando FL, Angel (Miriam) Berenguer and Carlos Berenguer both of Deltona, FL; sisters, Edith (Warren) Agosto of Pleasantville NJ, Evelyn Berenguer of Atlantic City, NJ, Sandra Rodriguez of San Juan, Puerto Rico and sister-in-law, Charmaine Johnson ; as well as a host of other relatives and friends; especially Dorothy Worley, adopted daughter, Janna Roberts; her partner in crime, Carol Reeves; and godson, Angel Berenguer, Jr.

A visitation will be 11AM-1PM, Friday, January 29, 2021, Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ.

Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at

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