Hope M. Furfari
November 06, 1950 - November 28, 2018
68, of Daisytown, gained her angel wings after battling cancer for 6 1/2 years on November 28, 2018 at Windber Hospice. Born November 6, 1950 in Johnstown, daughter of Manuel and Mary (Dias) Sandobal. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers John Sandoval and Manny Sandoval. Also, sister Ida Mae Magulik. Survived by her loving husband of 44 years Gaetano "Tom" Furfari, daughter Deanna Furfari and fiance Douglas Evans, daughter Tracy wife of Jarrod Jeschonek, and the son she prayed so hard for, Tommy Furfari. Her grandchildren, who were her pride and joy, Kara, Gage, and Austin Jeschonek. Also survived by siblings, twin sister Connie(John), Victor (Carol), Jim (Sue), Frank (Renee) and numerous nieces and nephews. Hope was a loving mother who was always there for her children. She was very caring and understanding to everyone who knew her. Her love for her husband was unconditional. Hope loved serving coffee and meeting new people at St. Gregory's fish fry. She was outgoing and loved to help anyone that she was able to, as well as having a great sense of humor and pranking family members. She loved word search books, scratch off tickets, but most importantly had a deep faith in God. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Friends received from 3 to 7 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at FRANK DUCA FUNERAL HOME, WESTMONT CHAPEL, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Sts. Gregory and Barnabas Parish, Daisytown. Father Robert L. Ruston. Interment, St. Anthony Cemetery, Geistown. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sts. Gregory and Barnabas Building Fund, 120 Boltz Street, Johnstown PA 15902 in memory of Hope M. Furfari. The family would like to thank Windber Hospice for their loving care and compassion for Hope. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com.
Published on November 30, 2018
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Dec 06, 2018
Deepest sympathy to Hope's family. I really enjoyed talking to and working with Hope at the fish fry's over the years.
Dec 01, 2018
Hope was a very special person. I have know her all my life she was like a mom. I was always welcomed in her home and parties that she had. I wish I could have seen her before she passed but I know how hard that is on family. I thank her family for being like family to me and I'm very glad to know all them. I love and cherish all the memories we have shared together.
Nov 30, 2018
I’m so saddened to hear of your loss, death is such an enemy to us all! God promises to bring and end to all suffering! Revelation 21:3 & 4, gives a hope for the future! John 5:28 & 29 gives a hope for all our dear loved ones who have passed away! You and your family have my deepest condolences! DW