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Juanita Jorge

February 16, 1932 March 6, 2019
Juanita Jorge
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Obituary for Juanita Jorge

NEW BEDFORD-Juanita Jorge, 87, of New Bedford died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital following a period of declining health. She was the widow of Anastacio Jorge and daughter of the late Cajito and Francisca (Gerena) Jorge.
Born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, she resided in New Bedord for 70 years.
Mrs. Jorge was a devoted member of La Asemblia Cristiana. Her unyielding faith and her church family provided much comfort to her throughout the many challenges she faced during her lifetime.
Mrs. Jorge was employed as a stitcher at many area textile mills including Ginger Peachy.
She was a talented seamstress and did alterations for many people over the years.
Her family includes her daughter, Esther Vega of Fall River; her son, Cachito Jorge and his wife, Sharon of No. Dartmouth; her sister, Genoviva Azevedo of New Bedford; 8 grandchildren, Evette Vega, Sonia Vega, Elena Vega, Luz-Oneida Yulfo, Veronica Yulfo, Rachel Jorge, Sarah Jorge and Matthew Jorge,; 10 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
She was the mother of the late Elizabeth Yulfo and sister of the late Jose Gonzales.
Visiting hours in the funeral home Sunday 3:00-6:00 P.M. Her funeral will be Monday at 9:00 A.M. with a service to be conducted in the funeral home at 10:00 A.M. Interment in Rural Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to AUBERTINE-LOPES FUNERAL HOME, 129 Allen St., New Bedford.


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