Sister Guadalupe Maria Nieto, Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity,

Sister Guadalupe Maria Nieto, Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity, native of Brooklyn, NY died on December 28, 2022. Wake will take place at Blessed Trinity Motherhouse on Tuesday evening, January 3, 2023. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Motherhouse Chapel on Wednesday, January 4, at 9:30 AM. Burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Julieta Canfarotta (nee Santos)

Julieta Canfarotta, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, died peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 86 years young.

Julieta was born February 16, 1936 on a small farm in Sao Felipe, Bahia, Brazil. She was the strong willed and independent daughter of Tiburcio Santos and Maria Rosa Sales. One of seven children, she left her small town in Bahia and moved to Rio de Janeiro, where she worked as a companion to an elderly woman who shared her home, life lessons and most importantly, taught her how to cook some of her best loved dishes. After a few years she moved to Sao Paulo, and while taking care of newborns in a hospital nursery, she met the love of her life, Gioacchino Canfarotta, or Mimmo as he was known to his friends and family.

The story they told was that Julieta was on the way to watch a Cary Grant film when she walked by a handsome young man waiting by the bus stop. He followed her to the movie theater, bought her ticket and popcorn and then walked her home. She bragged that even though he spoke very little Portuguese and she spoke no Italian whatsoever, that she met the man she was going to marry. They dated for several years, and were finally married the morning of August 12, 1964 at City Hall and Julieta boarded a flight to the United States at 6pm that evening. Our father would joke that he “never even got to taste any wedding cake!” They were married for close to 47 years, and renewed their vows four times. Julieta said “it was to make sure that the wedding stuck” and Mimmo stated “that I just want the honeymoon I didn't get the first time.” They truly loved each other through 47 years of marriage, raising children, through good times and bad. Julieta was heartbroken when Mimmo passed away in August, 2008.

Juan B. Nugra Gordillo

Born in El Pangui, Ecuador. Juan passed away on December 22, 2022 at the age of 48.

He was the loving husband of Elizabeth Solis Juarez and the devoted father of his three children, Jack, Abigail and Kelsey. Juan is also survived by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and many friends. Juan was a great father, a wonderful husband and an amazing friend. Juan could make everyone laugh and he was loved by all. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Juan's viewing Tuesday, December 27th from 4pm-7pm at John F. Fluehr and Sons Funeral Home located 3301 Cottman Ave Phila. PA. 19149. Where a service will be held for Juan at 7pm. Interment private.

Margaret Theresa March

Margaret Theresa March (nee Kline) on December 21st, 2022 at the age of 91.

Loving wife of the late Russell March. Devoted mother of the late Charles Holesworth (Cathy), Joseph March, Margaret Kenney, Michael March (Nene), the late Mary Claflin, Thomas March (Teri), Theresa Yusician (Joe), the late Ann Marie March, stepmother of Cheryl Powell (Ron), the late Russell March, Loving grandmother of the late Catherine Peterman (David), Charles "Chaz" Holesworth (Sara), Kim Indyk (Walt), Colleen Powell, Tara Reynolds, the late William Uchniat, Catherine Kenney, Michelle Brown (Jared), Michael March (Jen), Maggie March, Harry Savio, Christian Shookla, Joseph Yusician (Kelly), Lauren Yusician, Jonathan Yusician, and Ashton Yusician. Great grandmother of David, Nathan, Bethany, Christine, Liam, Jared, Emma, Bryce, Mikey and Addy and Great-Great Grandmother to Katie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Margaret's Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, December 28th 10AM at St. Bernard's Catholic Church 7341 Cottage St. Phila. PA. 19136. Where a visitation will be held from 9AM-10AM. Interment Greenmount Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to St. Joseph's Indian School ( or Operation Smile - Donation Page

Evelyn R. Jarrett

Evelyn R. Jarrett on December 9th, 2022 at the age of 99.

Loving wife of the late Alvin E. Jarrett. Devoted mother of Kathleen Jarrett, Terry Jarrett, Daryl Jarrett and his wife Barbara. Loving grandmother of Samantha Simon (Jonathan), Sean Jarrett and Nicole Jarrett. Evelyn is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Evelyn's viewing on Wednesday, December 14th at 10:30AM located at the Philadelphia Protestant Home 6401 Martins Mill Rd. Phila. PA. 19111. Evelyn's services will begin at 11:30AM. Interment Doylestown Cemetery.

Gerard "Jerry" E. Noble Jr.

Gerard "Jerry" E. Noble, Jr., 77 of Philadelphia passed Nov 28,2022.

Loving son of the late Col. Gerard E. Noble, Sr. and Betty Noble. Dear brother of Cherie Noble and Robert James Noble. Jerry is also survived by his step daughter, Jena Kuczinski. Jerry was predeceased by Mary Jane Steele.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jerry's memorial on Saturday, December 3rd at 11AM located at Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, 1111 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA. 19002. Interment private.

Barbara T. Bandura

On November 27, 2022 at the age of 89.

Loving wife of the late Leonard J. Bandura. Devoted mother of Stephen L. Bandura and his wife Robin. Barbara was predeceased by her daughters Geralyn T. Bandura and Maureen E. Miller (James). Loving grandmother of Christopher Bandura, Erica Miller, James, Miller, Shawn Miller, Scott Bandura and Stephanie Bandura. Barbara is also survived by her great grandchilc, Carter Madden and was the loving sister of her four brothers and two sisters.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Barbara's Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 3rd at 10:30AM located at St. Matthew's Catholic Church on 3000 Cottman Ave. Phila. PA. 19149. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Susan Maley

Susan Maley, 76, of Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania passed away on November 23, 2022 after a truly courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on June 9th 1946 in Philadelphia, PA to parents Agnes and Biagio Masciantonio along with her beloved, late brother Robert. She was married to loving husband and father James Maley who died in 1988. The couple initially lived in Northeast Philadelphia where they provided a wonderful childhood for her only son, Jamison Maley. Her son believes her to be the greatest mother anyone could have asked for. After her husband died, Susan moved out to the Main Line, alternately living in Villanova, Wayne, and finally Chesterbrook. In these places, she maintained her life-long love of animals, music, and learning. Loyalty, integrity, morality, creativity…these are just a few of the words that describe this remarkable woman.

Raymond Eugene Diel

Raymond Eugene Diel, of Mayfair, formerly of Richardson, Tx and Tulsa, OK, loving husband of Marion Gaffney Diel, who passed away in March 2021, was reunited with her in Heaven on this day, November 23, 2022. Ray “Gene” was the loving brother of Joe Diel of Albuquerque, NM, Lenda Schwartz (deceased husband King) of Houston, Arkansas, Rose Krause (deceased) of Buffalo, IN, Leo (deceased) and wife Barbara of Tulsa, OK, Marge and Dan Gaffney of Cinnaminson, NJ, Harry and Karen Gaffney of Lafayette, PA, Jim and Linda Gaffney of Newbury,CA.

Gene is survived by many nieces, nephews and friends in the Tulsa area. Uncle to Harry and Mellana Gaffney, Maura, Lauren and Timothy Gaffney. Special “Unkie” to Dan “Bubba” Gaffney, Megan and Sam Shenenberger, Kate Gaffney and her other half, Charlie. Ray had a special friend in Bill Rapone of Philadelphia.

Ray was a caring, loving and kind person who never said anything negative about anyone. He was a thinker. His love for reading, gardening, puzzles, genealogy and squirrels kept him active. He was a brilliant, faith filled gentleman, who has left us with wonderful memories to cherish. Rest easy, Ray. Job well done.

Eileen Hekierski

Formerly of Mayfair, Philadelphia. On November 18th, 2022 at the age of 86. Loving wife of the late Stephen E. Hekierski, Sr. Devoted mother of Stephen E. Hekierski, Jr. and Hugh Hekierski (Dianne).
Dear grandmother of Hugh Hekierski, Jr., Timmy Hekierski (Alliy), Danny Hekierski and Billy Hekierski.
In luie of flowers and in memory of Eileen, the family request that donations be made to Vitality Hospice 460 Veterans Drive Suite C Burlington, NJ. 08016.
Eileen Hekierski’s funeral services will be private.  

John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149


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