Providencia Paredes


Age: 90

Summary: personal assistant to former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who was believed to be the first Latino to work in a U.S. president's inner circle, who was born in the Dominican Republic and came to the U.S. in her early 20s while working for DR ambassador Luis Francisco Thomen, but who later worked for both Kennedy brothers Sen. Robert and Edward Kennedy after president John F. Kennedy's assassination and also for the U.S. Postal Service from 1969 until 1992.

Cause of Death: Complications from congestive heart failure

Born: 1924

Died: March 18, 2015

Washington, D.C.