Rocio Amaya Barcena, 41 years old, in San Francisco, went to be with her Lord early Tuesday morning, February 12th 2013, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with breast cancer.
Born on April 25, 1971 in San Francisco to Gladys Salguero Monzon and Francisco Rafael Amaya (predeceased). Beloved wife of seventeen years to Oscar Barcena, loving and devoted mother to Jordan and Joshua. Dear sister of Enrique Castillo (Patricia) and Regina Pineda (Antonio), daughter-in-law of Olivia Barcena and Salvador Barcena, Sr. (predeceased), sister-in-law of Salvador Barcena, Jr., Marlene Barcena and Catherine Barcena (Gustavo). Loving aunt to Angela Silva, Danielle Barcena, Orianna Castillo, Lauren and Andrea Pineda. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family; a friend to many. Worked for the law firm Foley, Lardner, LLP for twenty years. Also survived by her beloved pets Milo and Lily Bear Barcena.
Friends are invited to attend the Vigil on Wednesday, February 20th from 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Rosary at 7:00pm at Cypress Lawn Funeral Home, Tiffany Chapel, 1370 El Camino Real, Colma, CA. The Funeral Mass at 11:00am on Thursday, February 21st at Mission Dolores Church, 3321 16th Street, San Francisco, CA. The Committal Service will follow at Cypress Lawn Cemetary, Colma, CA.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Feb. 17, 2013