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Mass Of Christian Burial for  Jovita Fernandez, age 78, of Wayne

St. Mary’s Catholic Church Wayne  Thursday 10:30 a.m.

Visitation St. Mary’s Catholic Church Wayne  Wednesday 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Rosary 7:00 p.m.

Arrangements with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne

Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne

    Jovita Fernandez was born September 16, 1942, in Fresnillo Zacatecas, Mexico to Jesus Reyes Aleman and Felipa Gamez Medrano. She passed  away in Wayne on Saturday, December 12th, 2020, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Since moving to the United States, Jovita has lived and worked in Pennsylvania, Florida, El Paso, Los Angeles, Delaware, Chicago, and for the past 24 years, in Nebraska.  She retired from Michael Foods in Wakefield as a breaker operator.  She continued to work part-time at Big Red Farms near Wakefield.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne.

   Jovita is survived by her significant other of 25 years, Rafael Alvarez of Wayne; children, Nancy (Jaime) Rodriguez of Wayne, Alejandro Castro (Consepcion Castro)  Reyes of Grand Prairie, TX, Rocio Castro Reyes of Torreon, MX, Elsa Castro Reyes of Wayne, Olivia Castro Reyes of Torreon, MX, and Robert Fernandez of El Paso, TX; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Maria Trinidad Reyes Gamez of of El Paso, TX, Jesus Reyes Gamez of Torreon Coah, MX , Teresa Reyes Gamez of Torreon Coah MX, Elvira Reyes Gamez of Torreon Coah, MX, and Jose Rosario Gamez of Torreon Coah, MX; nieces and nephews.

   Jovita was preceded in death by her parents, Jesus Reyes Aleman and Felipa Gamez Medrano and infant twins,  Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez Barreto.

Memorials may be directed to the Jovita’s family for later designation.  She passed away on the Feast of Our Mother of Guadalupe, Saturday, December 12th, at Providence Medical Center.

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