• Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater Mortuary
    Canoga Park, CA
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Ms. Ramona Acosta 1955 - 2010
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Monday, October 04, 2010
dear mona, in the short time i knew u it was a pleasure. u always knew how to bring a smile to everyones face.boy u could make me laugh. i will miss u so much n so will everyone else who knew u. god bless u n all the wonderful people u brought into this world. love, sylvia zavala & family.
Monday, October 04, 2010
Dear Angela and family, my thoughts and prayers go out to you in this very difficult time. Mona was a great lady with a wonderful smile and a real love for her family. She will be greatly missed. Love Sari Padilla and family.
Sunday, October 03, 2010
To All of Mona's Loved Ones,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you. We know there are no words that can really comfort the pain of your loss, but know that Mona leaves behind a legacy of strong beautiful women and men that will care for each other just as she cared for each of you. May you find comfort in all the good memories and know that she will always be at your side.
Luv Marie Martinez & Rene Rye
Sunday, October 03, 2010
In My Pocket

I have memories in my pocket.
They rattle among the change.

My memories of you are treasures I carry wherever I go.

They are stored in bits and pieces, parts of a beautiful whole
They give me comfort when I think I am alone.

Yes, I have memories in my pocket, like so much other stuff I keep there.

But of all the treasures I have, it’s the memories of you that are the most precious.
Sunday, October 03, 2010
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
©Copyright 1998-2010
Sunday, October 03, 2010
My grandma mona i love you n miss you so,it was to soon for you to go.But the memories forever stay in my heart,we had goodtimes wit all your grandhildren,we talk about them wen were at the table laughing n smiling goodtimes never forgetton, your in a better place now with grandma norie n the rest of the family your niggy wiggy misses you soo much will always talk to her about u i love you grandma i know ur looking down on us muahzz!!! rest in paradise...
Sunday, October 03, 2010
to the greatest grandma ever i want you to know i love you and i miss u. The thought of not having u in my daily life kills me to even think about it. Not having and seening you on chrismas, thanksgiving or on any other holiday is really sad because u mad everthing exciting an even though im sad that your gone im also happy to know that youre in a better place. I will always love you and miss you.
Saturday, October 02, 2010
grandma, i miss you so much already and hate the thought of you never coming back but i know your much better up there with grandma norie and grandpa ray! and i know your watching down on us but just know that we're all going to be ok. i love you grandma and i hope to see you in my dreams.
Friday, October 01, 2010
Friday, October 01, 2010
Dear Angela and family,
Mona will forever be missed and will never be forgotten. She was a wonderful lady full of love for her kids and grandkids. my thoughts and prayers are with you always, Love Sharlyn Saca and Family
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