Sara Bueno, of Castroville, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 21, 2013 at home, surrounded by family. Sara was born February 21, 1922 in Phoenix, AZ, the eldest daughter of Marcelino and Martina Escabedo and had been a resident of Castroville for well over 60 years.
Sara, was a loving and faithful wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother whose home was always a welcomed place for family to gather. She enjoyed traveling with family (ie;Disneyland), attending and cheering on for her many grand children's various music to sports events and she especially enjoyed spending time with her great grandchildren. She was an amazing seamstress who loved to sew and crochet for family members.
Sara was also a hardworking strong women who worked for many years at Mann Packing, where she had many memories and friends.
She went home to be with the Lord and was preceded in death by her parents, Marcelino and Martina Bueno and beloved husband, Aurelio Bueno; and sons, Vincent Bueno and Aurelio Bueno Jr.
Sara is survived by her children, Edward Bueno, Yolanda Rivas, Katie Arteaga, Marylou Bueno, Priscilla Vasquez, Sally Bueno, Richard Bueno, Vicki Bueno; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Today, February 26, 2013, at Alta Vista Mortuary, 41 East Alisal St., Salinas, CA 93901.
Evening service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Today, February 26, 2013, at Our Lady of Refuge Church, 11140 Preston St., Castroville, CA 95012.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Our Lady of Refuge Church, 11140 Preston St., Castroville, CA 95012.
Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 850 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901.
Arrangements by Alta Vista Mortuary, 831-424-9700. Online condolences: www.altavistamortuary.com