Lorenza M. Celaya
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Mrs. Lorenza M. "Lorrie" Celaya, 87, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, in Salinas. She was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Belen, TX and resided in Gonzales with her family for 67 years.
Lorrie was a member of St. Theodore's Catholic Church. She was an avid S.F. Giants fan after her son introduced her to the sport in the 1960's. She loved to travel with her daughter, Yolanda, enjoying several trips to Hawaii, Mexico, and various excursions throughout California.
Lorrie loved her husband of 58 years, and her children unconditionally. She was a kind, strong, sweet, and a God loving woman.
She is survived by her son, Ernest R. Celaya Jr.; her daughter, Yolanda (Thad) Celaya-Evans; and sister, Connie. Lorrie is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Celaya Sr.; her brother, Pedro, and sisters, Vera and Petra.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014, at St. Theodore's Catholic Church in Gonzales.
A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Church.
Celebration of the Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the Church.
Burial will follow in the Gonzales District Cemetery, Gonzales.
Arrangement are entrusted to the Healey Mortuary, 405 N. Sanborn Rd., Salinas, CA 93905, www.healeymortuary.com
Healey Mortuary and Crematory
405 North Sanborn Road Salinas, CA 93905
Published in The Salinas Californian on Mar. 13, 2014