Josephine Avila Pasillas(1929 - 2013)

Josephine Avila Pasillas

Josie was born in Cutler, Calif., on October 19, 1929 to Pedro and Mary Avila, she was the seventh of eight children and one of two sisters. Josie was married on January 25, 1947 to Nick Pasillas, they lived in Lincoln, raised four children; daughter Elisa and Frank Valdez of Citrus Heights, deceased daughter Cathy and Victor Nunez of Lincoln, daughter Rosanne and Mike Luna of Roseville. They also adopted Tommy Martinez of Roseville, Ralph Pasillas of Lincoln, Stacey Lewis of Foresthill and Danny Pasillas of Antelope. She was blessed by 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren. Viewing will be at Lassila Funeral Home Thursday February 28, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Rosary from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday March 1, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lincoln.

Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Feb. 21, 2013