SAN PEDRO, Joshua Christopher
Joshua Christopher San Pedro, 22 of Alta Loma passed away on April 19, 2013 at San Antonio Hospital in Upland California.
Joshua was born in West Covina, California to Carlos and Kathy San
Pedro on August 2, 1990. Joshua attended School in Alta Loma and Graduated from Alta Loma High School in 2008 where he played Varsity Football as a linebacker. He went on to study at Citrus College where in addition to his studies he coached the football team as an assistant coach. He worked as an EMT for AMR. He enjoyed being with his loved ones, the beach, helping others, Cuban Cigars and football.
Joshua is survived by his parents, Carlos and Kathy of Alta Loma. His brothers; Matthew and his wife Celia; Tim and his girlfriend Sierra; his sister Sarah. Joshua's fiancé Alexis. His maternal grandmother Grace Pugh; paternal grandparents, Frank and Violeta San Pedro and many special childhood friends.
Visitation will be held at Upland Chapel, 525 W. 18th street, Upland California on Tuesday April 30th 2013 between 4:00 and 8:00 PM
Funeral services will also be held at Upland Chapel on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM. Internment will follow at Oak Park Cemetery at 410 Sycamore Avenue in Claremont. Lada's Cucamonga Mortuary is handling the funeral arrangements.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to everyone who have showed love and support to us in this time of such deep sorrow. We would like to share with you Joshua's favorite prayer. One night I had a dream...
I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord, and Across the sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand;
One belonged to me, and the other to the Lord. When the last scene of my life flashed before us, I looked back at the footprints in the sand. I noticed that many times along the path of my life, There was only one set of footprints.
I also noticed that it happened at the very lowest and saddest times in my life This really bothered me, and I questioned the Lord about it. "Lord, you said that once I decided to follow you, You would walk with me all the way; But I have noticed that during the
most troublesome times in my life, There is only one set of footprints. I don't understand why in times when I needed you the most, you should leave me.
The Lord replied, "My precious, precious child. I love you, and I would never, never leave you during your times of trial and suffering. When you saw only one set of footprints, It was then that I carried you.
(By Mary Stevenson)
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Apr. 28, 2013