FAJARDO, Esther Marie
Esther Marie Fajardo (nee Esther Marie Blanco) 91, passed away February 03, 2013 in Covina, CA. Surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her brothers Louie Blanco, Joe Blanco, her sisters Carmen Martinez, Nellie Camacho, her children Roger Fajardo, Ermily Fajardo, Lucia Fajardo, Verionica Fajardo-Mascorro, Tim Fajardo, Jacqueline Van Cleave, devoted nephew Adrian Blanco, 17 grandchildren
and 13 great grandchildren. Esther was born April 03, 1921 in Pueblo, CO. and was raised in La Puente CA. Where she married Vincent Fajardo on July 19, 1944. During World War II she worked as a riveter for Douglas Aircraft. After the war she devoted herself to raising her family and along with her husband was a founding employee of Zacky Farms.
Esther enjoyed cooking, sewing, music, dancing and fashion. She could often be found watching westerns or caring for her dogs. As the cornerstone of the family , Esther will forever be remembered as a loving, caring and faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.
The viewing will be held between 6:00pm to 9:00pm Friday, February 15th at Custer Christiansen Mortuary in Covina.
Mass will be held at 10:00am Saturday, February 16th at
Sacred Heart Church In Covina with internment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Covina Hills.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Feb. 12, 2013