How Did Hector Lavoe Wife Die? Children The Couple Together Has Son

April 16, 2018
First Published On: April 15, 2018

The famed singer, Hector Lavoe left his wife, Nilda Puchi Lavoe all alone in 1993. His wife stayed single widow for so many years but, now his wife is also out to find him in the heavens as she also died a few years back.


Hector Lavoe who survived even after attempting a suicide attempt died in June 1993 because of AIDS. But do you know how his wife died? Well, on today’s topic we will let you know the cause of Nilda Puchi Lavoe’s death. Also, know if the couple shares children together or not.

Hector Lavoe Wife’s Nilda (Puchi) Lavoe’s cause of death

Nilda Lavoe was, (when she died), in the process of filming the biographical documentary of her late husband. She was working on voice recording when she slipped and fell from a 14th story window and dropped to death with severe head trauma.

CAPTION: Hector Lavoe Wife Nilda Puchi Lavoe’s SOURCE: CVgagets

She died before the final cut of the documentary “EI Cantante”. The documentary shows the life of singer Hector from the view of his wife Nilda Lavoe. Through the documentary, Hector’s professional life, as well as his relationship with Nilda, was featured.

CAPTION: Late Hector Lavoe and Wife’s Nilda Puchi Lavoe’s SOURCE: Primicias24

Just nine years before her death, she experienced the tragic death of her husband through aids.

Children of Hector Lavoe and Nilda Puchi Lavoe

Well, talking about the children then the couple share a son together and named him Hector Jr. on September 25, 1969. But their son died before both of them. In fact, it is said that he was killed by his own friend.

CAPTION: Hector Lavoe's family picture SOURCE: Lipstick Alley

But some of the sources said that it was an accident as his friend had a loaded gun and mistakenly the gun misfired killing Lavoe Jr. but the fact of his death has not been proved properly yet. The gunshot is taken by some as a thought out attempt to murder Lavoe. 

Even though the couple has only given birth to son Hector Jr, Hector also adopted Puchi’s Daughter whom Hector give his last name Leslie Lavoe.