Elias Padilla De Rosas
February 19, 1938 -
June 9, 2014
Elias Padilla, 76, of Modesto, California, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loved ones on June 9, 2014.
Elias was born in Jalisco, Mexico. He was a seminarian in Mexico City for 8 years, later immigrated to the United States and eventually settled in Modesto, in the late 1970's.
Elias is survived by his wife Guadalupe of 43 years, sons Juan, Gamaliel, Carlos, daughter Sandra, sisters Guadalupe and Ofelia, 10 grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. Elias was a devout Catholic, loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all.
A special thank you to Community Hospice for all their kind care and support.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014 at Lakewood Memorial. Funeral Services will be at St Joseph's Catholic Curch on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10 a.m. Elias will be laid to rest at Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson, CA.
Published in the Modesto Bee on June 15, 2014