Obituary of Nicholas Naveira

Nicholas Humberto Naveira, age 87, resident of Elizabeth, NJ, and more recently of Farlington, KS, died Friday, June 9, 2023, at the Comfort Care Home, Pittsburg, KS.

He was born December 6, 1935, in Cuba, the son of Gregorio and Caridad Rodriquez Naveira.  He married Joaquina Garcia.  They arrived in the United States in their 30’s and settled in New Jersey.  Nicholas worked as a mechanic, and later a machinist for the Red Devil paint supply company.


Survivors include his wife Joaquina Naveira, Farlington, KS; a son Jose Naveira and wife Becky, Farlington; a daughter, Daisy Naveira, Farlington; and a sister, Cira, Florida

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Luis and Soillo Naveira, and a sister, Luisa Naveira.


Rev. Chuck Russell will conduct graveside services at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 13th, at the Farlington Cemetery.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at


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