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Wilma AVILLA Obituary
Wilma Eileen Avilla Nov. 6, 1926 ~ Dec. 23, 2010 Resident of Walnut Creek Wilma, 84, was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She retired from Lafayette Convalescent Hospital after 25 years of service and touched many lives with her gentle spirit and positive outlook on life. In 1991 she was selected as a nominee for the Contra Costa County Nursing Home Support Service Person of the Year by the Care Committee. Wilma is preceded in death by her husbands Charles D. Garrett and Harry J. Avilla Sr. and her son Harry J. Avilla Jr. Beloved mother of Sharla J. Gomes, Michael D. Garrett and Wayne M. Garrett; beloved mother-in-law of Linda Garrett, Nanci Avilla and Ligia Garrett; beloved grandmother of Windy Wanderer, Jason, Michael and Brandon Gomes, LCpl Jeffrey Gomestefft, Lori Lipary, Julie Turnquist, Mindy and Trudie Avilla and Johnathan Vasell; beloved great-grandmother of Jessica Elliott, Jeremy, Jaimi, Gabriel and Anthony Gomes, Joey and Marina Lipary, Bobby and Matthew Turnquist, Zachary and Vincent Vassell; and beloved aunt of Terry J. Rife. Friends and family are invited to an interment service at 11am on January 19, 2011 at Memory Gardens Cemetery, 2011 Arnold Industrial Way, Concord, CA 94520.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Jan. 16, 2011
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