Laurentina Tamariz Laurentina Tamariz, 85 years old, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2013. She was born on July 15, 1927 in Soa Bartolomeu, Terceira, Azores to Joao & Joaquina Machado. Laurentina is survived by her six children: Agnaldo Tamariz and wife Delores of Tipton, Alda Rosa and husband Joe of Porterville, Carlos Tamariz and wife Angie of Tipton, John Tamariz and wife Mary of Tulare, Tony Tamariz and wife Diane of Tulare and Marie Mc Phetridge and husband Mike of Tipton, Fifteen Grandchildren and Fourteen Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister and two brothers: Luzia Dias of Massachusetts, Jose Machado of Tulare and John Machado of Massachusetts, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Joao in 1999 and two sisters Maria Franco and Alcinda Garcia. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Miller's Tulare Funeral Home, 151 North "H" Street, Tulare, Ca. Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 6:30 p.m. at Miller's Tulare Funeral Home. Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church, 232 Adams Avenue, Tipton, Ca., with burial at Tulare District Cemetery, 900 East Kern Ave., Tulare, Ca. Arrangements are entrusted to Miller's Tulare Funeral Home.
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Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Jan. 15, 2013