Nellie Vega, 74, of Lehigh Acres, FL passed away on November 25, 2017 at the Hope Hospice Lehigh House, Lehigh Acres, FL. She was born in 1943 in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico to the late Miguel Betancourt and Ernestina Betancourt Alemán. She was a 1968 graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, where she earned a B.S. Degree in Physical Therapy, and attended Temple University in 1978 for a Physical Therapy refresher course. Nellie was the mother of 2. She was a member of AGLOW International and Global Heart Ministry. Nellie is survived by her children and her 9 grandchildren. A celebration of Nellie’s life will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:30-4:30 PM at the Terrace Park of Five Towns Oleander Lake Center, 6022 80th Street N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709. Arrangements are in the care and trust of Affordable Cremations by Baldwin Brothers, Ft. Myers, FL.