Vera Cristina Zabala Death
Vera passed away on November 16, 2019 at the age of 81.
When did Vera Cristina Zabala die?November 16, 2019
How old was Vera Cristina Zabala when died?81
Vera Cristina Zabala Birthday and Date of Death
Vera Cristina Zabala was born in 1938 and died on November 16, 2019. Vera was 81 years old at the time of death.
Date of Death: November 16, 2019
Age at Death: 81
Vera Cristina Zabala - Biography
Vera Cristina Zabala is a Puerto Rican personality. She was Roberto Clemente's wife. Roberto Clemente was a Puerto Rican professional baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Vera and Roberto married on November 14, 1963 at San Fernando Church in Carolina. The couple had three children: Roberto, Jr., born in 1965, Luis Roberto, born in 1966, and Roberto Enrique, born in 1969.
Vera preferred the sidelines to the limelight, but her tasteful style and effortless poise made her an icon to those who paid attention. Today, she’s an unofficial elder stateswoman of Puerto Rico, and the guardian of Roberto’s legacy.
Vera also serves as the Goodwill Ambassador to Major League Baseball. In 2002, Clemente's widow Vera mentioned that Clemente had told her several times that he thought he was going to die young.