Alberto Peguero, MD, 75, passed away January 12, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton with his loving wife and niece by his side. Alberto loved music, new technology and most of all his family. He was a longtime resident of Hazleton where he owned a medical practice and several businesses over the years.
Dr. Peguero was born September 11, 1944 to Josefina Fournier and Dr. Alberto Peguero and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Alberto graduated with honors from medical school on October 28 1971 at the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo. In 1978 he began the establishment of a thriving medical practice that brought the first urgent care medical center and technologically advanced vascular lab to Northeastern Pennsylvania in 1981. His selfless service and diligent practice served the likes of many in need until he medically retired in 2003.
He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Maria Peguero of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; children, Albie (Albert) A. Peguero and Mary Stevens of Linden, VA, Albert J Peguero and Annie, Charles Peguero and Ksenia of Reston, VA, Tirso and Andrea Del Río-Peguero of San Fransisco, CA, Lara and Robert Stemp of Villa Park, IL; grandchildren, Evan, Lilia, Autumn and Sophia; his cousins Helen, Raysa and Hector, Odette and Gumer and family-friends Drs. Tirso and Corina Ramirez.
His funeral will be held Friday, January 17th at 11:00am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, 49 S. Hunter Highway, Drums. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00pm.
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