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Obituary for Maria Eva Diego

January 7, 2021
Pleasantville, New Jersey

Loving Sister

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Maria Eva Diego, 55, of Pleasantville, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday January 7, 2021. Born in Atlantic City she was the loving daughter of the late James "Jimmy" and Mary L. Diego. Maria was raised by her late loving maternal grandmother Mary Ketschek.

Throughout her youth Maria changed schools over 20 times, living in New Jersey, Virginia, Florida, New Mexico, and Arizona. Maria embodied the positive traits of kindness, intelligence, hard work, generosity, artistry, and joy. Some of Maria's most enjoyable moments from her youth included spending time in the kitchen with her favorite Aunt Kay, enjoying a snack or her incredible lasagna. During Maria's life journey she loved to draw, paint, read and sing.

Maria will be missed and fondly remembered by her bother, Jonathan (Linda Dilworth-Diego) Diego, sisters Angelyn Bohland and Erin (Patrick) Diego, nephew Dylan, and a host of uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Maria's Life Celebration Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday January 23, 2021 at Our Lady Star of the East, 25 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232 at 11:00am. A viewing will be held at the church from 9:00am until time of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maria's memory to:
Spanish Community Center, 303 Sumner Street, Landisville, NJ 08326 ATTN: Lydia Munoz.
To leave condolences, pay respects, or share a special memory of Maria please visit www.jeffriesandkeates.com. Arrangements entrusted to Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home 609-646-3400.

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  • Attention: Lydia Munoz
  • Spanish Community Center
    303 Sumner Street
    Landisville, NJ 08326

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Northfield, NJ 08225
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