Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Obituary

Juan Oquendo, Sr., 80 of Hoboken, passed away peacefully at the Alaris Health Center in Secaucus on Sunday, March 8, 2020. A retired bus driver for many years and a member of the ATU (Amalgamated Transit Union). Juan was born in Puerto Rico, came to New York City in 1955 and was a resident of Hoboken for the past sixty-five years. Surviving is his cherished companion Amparo, his sons, Frankie, Freddy, Fernando and Danny, a brother Angel Luis Cintron, Jr., his endeared grandchildren, Dezarae, Fernando, Stephanie, Amanda, Abigail, Daphne, Darian and Angel; as well as two great grandchildren. Juan was predeceased by two brothers, Gilberto and Rubin and three sisters, Rose, Angelica and Ovidia.

A Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 7:30PM. Entombment will follow on Thursday at Holy Name Mausoleum in Jersey City. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, beginning at 5PM and concluding at 9PM at Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken. Valet parking available in rear of memorial home off Sixth Street.

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