LYNDHURST, N.J. -- Francisco "Paco" Chaves, a resident of Lyndhurst, died Wednesday, Feb.10. He was 69.
He was a Longshoreman and a member of ILA Local 1235.
Survivors include his wife, Marie; a sister, Luisa Pineiro; a brother, Benito and his wife Milagros; a sister, Carmen and her husband Luis Torres; a sister, Emilia Fernandez; his mother-in-law, Maria Elisa Farina; a brother-in-law, Vicente and his wife Leonor Farina.
The funeral Mass was scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Lyndhurst.
Entombment was to follow at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum. Arrangements were under the direction of the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, 425 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to The Head and Neck Cancer Program Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center in honor of Francisco Chaves via www.gofundme.com/PacoChaves or mailed to Head Neck Cancer Program Fund, Attn: Caitlin Crowe, 3535 Market Street Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Make checks payable to "Head Neck Cancer Program Fund," memo, Francisco Chaves.
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