Mariana Jarfas
Tuesday
31
August

Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Higgins Home for Funerals
752 Mountain Blvd.
Watchung, New Jersey, United States
Wednesday
1
September

Final Resting Place

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Holy Cross Cemetery
145 Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Wednesday
1
September

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
St. Mary's R.C. Church
516 6th Street
Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Mariana Jarfas

Mariana Jarfas, edad 74, falleció el sabado, agosto 28, 2021. Nació en julio 20, 1947 hija de Segundo Alberto e Isadora Vaca en Latacunga, Ecuador. En 1951, Mariana y su familia se mudaron a Guayaquil, Ecuador. En 1967 ella inmigró a los Estados Unidos residiendo desde entonces en Basking Ridge, NJ.

Mariana se desempeño en muchos trabajos durante su vida. Trabajo como contadora publica, administradora de negocios, técnica de cirugía, así como técnica de refrigeración. Su último trabajo como contadora fue para Weichert Realtors en Morris Plains, NJ.

Ella tenia diversos intereses y actividades en su vida. A Mariana le encantaba viajar, jugar tenis e ir a bucear. También le gustaba ir de compras, leer, y ser consultante de belleza. En su juventud Mariana fue reina de belleza y gano en algunos concursos en muchas ocasiones.

Mariana es precedida en muerte por su amado esposo, John Jarfas III, en 1991.

Le sobreviven cinco hermanos y hermanas: Aníbal Vaca, Rosario Jaramillo, Mary Jacobson, José Vaca, y Rigoberto Vaca.

La visita tendrá lugar el martes, agosto 31, 2021 de 6:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m. en Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ. Una misa funeraria se celebrará a las 11:00 a.m., miércoles, septiembre 1, 2021 en St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 516 W. 6th Street en Plainfield, NJ. Descansara eternamente en paz en el Holy Cross Cemetery en Basking Ridge, NJ.

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Mariana Jarfas, age 74, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021. She was born on July 20, 1947 to Segundo Alberto and Isadora Sandoval Vaca in Latacunga, Ecuador. Then, in 1951, Mariana and her family moved to Guayaquil, Ecuador. In 1967, she immigrated to the United States and was a longtime resident of Basking Ridge, NJ.

Mariana worked in many varied jobs throughout her life. She worked as a public accountant, a business administrator, a surgery technician, as well as a refrigerator technician. She was last employed as an accountant for Weichert Realtors located in Morris Plains, NJ.

She had many diverse interests and joys in her life.  Mariana loved to travel, play tennis, and go scuba diving. She also loved shopping, reading, and adored being a beauty consultant. In her youth, Mariana was a beauty queen and won competitions on many different occasions.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Jarfas, III, in 1991.

She is survived by her five siblings: Aníbal Vaca, Rosario Jaramillo, Mary Jacobson, José Vaca, and Rigoberto Vaca.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ.  A Funeral Mass will be held on at 11:00 am Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 516 W 6th Street in Plainfield, NJ. She will be laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Basking Ridge, NJ.

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