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Frances Magdalena Miranda-Barnett

July 22, 1950 — March 21, 2024


Frances Magdalena Miranda-Barnett, a beloved caregiver and cherished employee at El Menudito Restaurant, passed away in Tucson, Arizona. She was known for her infectious laugh that could brighten anyone's day and her unwavering dedication to caring for those around her.

Born on July 22, 1950, in Tucson, Frances touched the lives of many with her giggly and spiritual personality. She was described as an amazing person with a child-like soul, finding joy in simple pleasures like Carne Asada and Birthday cake. Her hobbies included playing phone games, cards, and video games, reflecting her fun-loving spirit.

Frances' proudest accomplishment was selflessly taking care of her loved ones without a single complaint, showing immense love and compassion in everything she did. Her memory will forever be cherished by her surviving family members: her spouse Jorge Armando Barnett Sr., children Jorge Armando Barnett Jr. and Laura Patricia Barnett, brother Frankie Quintero, sisters Martha Leyva, Grace Romero, Virginia Quintero, Lupe Mendoza, Natalie Urbina, Rosa Lopez, granddaughter Yasmin Barnett and grandsons Daiquari Barnett, Jorge Armando Barnett III, Alize Barnett, Isaiah Barnett.

In addition to her immediate family are ten great-grandchildren who will always hold a special place in their hearts for their adoring matriarch. Frances is also survived by her mother Natalia Quintero and grandmother Tula Avila. She was predeceased by other cherished family members.

A visitation service to honor the life of Frances Magdalena Miranda-Barnett will be held on April 3rd at Santa Cruz Catholic Church in Tucson. Those who knew and loved her are invited to pay their final respects from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on that day.

Frances will be deeply missed but never forgotten for the love and light she brought into the world. May she rest in peace knowing she leaves behind a legacy of kindness and caring that will endure through all those whose lives she touched.
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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Santa Cruz Catholic Church

1220 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85713

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