Juanita Lopez

Died: Mon., Jan. 25, 2021


9:00 AM to 10:30 AM, Mon., Feb. 01, 2021
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

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10:30 AM Mon., Feb. 01, 2021
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

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New Bedford – Juanita Lopez, 87, of New Bedford, died Monday, January 25, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital.  She was the wife of Rafael Montanez.
     Born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Eleuterio Talavera and Natalia Galarza.  She was a homemaker and lived in New Bedford for many years.
     Juanita greatly enjoyed sewing, cooking, praying, and especially her family.
     She is survived by her husband, Rafael; 1 son, Nathan Talavera; 1 daughter, Carmen Talavera Martinez; 2 brothers, David and Manuel; 4 sisters, Dominga, Laisabel, Carmen and Santa; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Juan and Domingo and 1 sister, Lydia.
     Visitation is Monday, February 1, 2021, from 9 A.M. to 10:30 A.M., with a service at 10:30 A.M., at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.  Please wear masks and practice social distancing.  For condolences, visit www.machnowskifuneral.com.

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Margarita Shea
   Posted Wed January 27, 2021
My heart is heavy for the lost of my Aunt she was a loving caring person. A servant of God always preaching saying wise words that are embedded in my heart. She is going to be missed, my sincere condolences to Rafy, Carmita and Nate. Love you God Bless

Susan Talavera
   Posted Sun January 31, 2021

Medium Dish Garden was sent by Sam and Sue Talavera.

Sam Talavera
   Posted Sun January 31, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss.
Sharing in your sadness.
Sam and Sue Talavera

Daniel Soltren
   Posted Sun January 31, 2021

Down By the Sea was sent by Daniel Luis Soltren.

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family. May our prayers help guide her soul to our Heavenly Father. Sincerest Condolences, Daniel Luis Soltren and Ada Soltren

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