Divina Nurdin

divina nurdin

September 29, 1949 ~ April 6, 2024

Born in: Manila, Philippines
Resided in: Fort Lee , NJ

Divina Nurdin, age 74, of Fort Lee, New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Born in Manila, Philippines to Luciano Ongkingco and Carmelita Valencia, she attended Philippine College of Commerce, and later Hostos Community College where she achieved her nursing degree. After over 25 years of dedicated nursing service, she retired from Bronx’s Lincoln Hospital.

Beloved wife to Muslichin, devoted mother to Carmine Nurdin and Christine Terhune, and cherished grandmother to Benjamin Terhune, Divina’s greatest joy was being with family and friends. Her unconditional love was displayed in her cooking, and she was often found infectiously laughing over a warm stove. Aside from her family, she is also survived by loving sisters, brother, aunts, nieces, and nephews.

The family will receive their friends on Tuesday, April 9 from 3-7PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street, opposite the Fort Lee Public Library.  The funeral will leave Wednesday, April 10 at  10:30AM  for the celebration of her funeral mass in Madonna  R.C. Church On The Hill at 11AM.   For condolences, directions, or information www.frankpatti.com or call (201) 944-0100.


Visitation: April 9, 2024 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Frank Patti And Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Directors
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 7024

Funeral Mass: April 10, 2024 11:00 am

Madonna R.C. Church On The Hill
2070 Hoefley's Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 7024

Entombment: April 10, 2024 11:45 am

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 7024

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  1. Christine, Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time and sending you love . The tribute video demonstrated what a beautiful woman your mom was and how much she was loved. May God bless you and keep all of you in his care throughout the coming days. Love, Beth and Bettyann

  2. You left unexpectedly that surprise all of us. I will miss your beautiful smile, the good food you prepare and your laughter. I am sure heaven is so happy for your arrival as we cry when you left us here on earth. May perpetual light shine upon you forever.

  3. Christine,
    We’re sending you and your family so much love as you move through this tremendous loss. Love you, Erica & Rich

  4. Christine, my deepest condolences to you and your family. The loss of a mother is like no other, and I grieve for you. Sending you strength, peace, and love.
    Becky Gibb

  5. Our deepest condolences to Uncle Mus, Christine, and Carmine. Tita Divina had the kindest and warmest spirit. Her smile and laughter were infectious and lit up the room. We grieve her passing and send all our love to family and friends. May Tita Divina rest in peace, comfort, and serenity. Love, Mallory Yumol & Casey Schorr

  6. My dearest friend, and former roommate …
    Ate Ebeng , as we call her, ( nickname of endearment. ) You will be sorely missed. I remember the year when we met when I first came to the US, we did a lot of shopping.
    “Jesus is the resurrection and the life.” We will see you at the resurrection morning when Jesus comes again. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

  7. My deepest condolences…
    Although you may not recognize me and far away from us in Indonesia, we are still one family. Your loss is a deep sorrow for us, especially for Pakde Mus. RIP Auntie…
    -Aji Resmi Nurdin-

    • Of course we recognize you cousin. Thank you so much for your kind words of support, we feel your warmth from across the world.

  8. We are saddened to hear about the passing of Divina. Sending our thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences to the whole family. May Divina Rest In Peace.

  9. I’m am so sad for you and your family Christine, that was a beautiful video and the love you shared will always be with you! You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

  10. My heartfelt condolences to the family of Divina Nordin. Our sweet Colleague. May she rest in peace in the arms of our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen🙏🏼👑💖

  11. My dear Divina I will truly miss you. You made me laugh when I was down and when you were bother by something I always had something to say that would make you smile. See you in heaven.

  12. To the family members of Divina Nurdin. Please accept my Deepest Condolence on the loss of Divina. She was a very caring and sensitive person. She was always willing to help in whatever way she could. May God Continue to Strengthen you all in this very difficult and grievous time.

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