At rest in San Francisco, CA on Nov. 26, 2012, age 64 years. Daughter of Juan Ibarra Fabela (deceased) and Maria Jesus Fabela (deceased), from a family of 15 children - devoted and loving sister of Maria Espino, Guadalupe Orr, John Ysidoro Fabela (deceased), Ofelia Vallejo, Angel Fabela, Olga Pegueros (deceased), Mary Ruth Guest, Daniel Fabela (deceased), Priscilla Roberson, Abel Fabela, Edward Fabela, Alfred Fabela, Carolina Loza and Luis Fabela. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, and great niece and goddaughter Leanna Reyes. Barbara was a first generation San Franciscan who was exceptionally devoted to her family, her church, her friends and nature. A long tenured employee of Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. (awarded Telephone Pioneer Of The Year), she was also 'Sunshine Lady' at Girls Camp, devoted volunteer, visiting home teacher, tutor and artist. She will be dearly missed by all. Family and friends are invited on Saturday December 8, 2012 at 11:00am at the chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 1900 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, California.
Barbara Y. Fabela
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Dec. 5 to Dec. 7, 2012