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Elena Barrera Rivera


1947 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Elena Barrera Rivera Obituary
Elena Barrera Rivera April 23, 1947 - July 29, 2012 Raised in Rio Grande, Texas, "Guera" lived the majority of her life in Lamont, California where she worked and raised her family. After coming home from a day of work at Willits & New Combs, where she worked for 22 years, she could often be found in front of the TV watching her novelas. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Robert, her sons Fabian and Felix and her daughter Pam, along with their spouses; grandsons Fabian Jr., Sebastian, and Isaac, and her only granddaughter, Clarissa. She was also blessed with a great-grandson, Brayden Bently, along with many other family members, friends and neighbors who will miss her. Though of few words, Guera enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, always sharing in the joy of the occasion at hand. Guera was called to the glory of heaven after a short, though hard fought, battle with cancer. Viewing will be held at St. Augustine Catholic Church, in Lamont, CA., on Wednesday, August 1st, from 5:00 to 8:00pm, with recitation of the Rosary at 7:00pm and Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, August 2nd, at 10:00am at St Augustine Church with graveside services to follow at Greenlawn Southwest on Panama Lane. After the graveside services, a gathering will be held at 8600 Redbank Rd, Bakersfield, CA 93307. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 2, 2012
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