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Victoria Carranza Vasquez

1922 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Age 91 was born on January 17, 1922 in Los Angeles Ca and died on January 13, 2014 in Riverside, Ca surrounded by her family. Victoria was raised in Los Angeles and moved to Colton, Ca in 1951 where she and her husband raised their family. She is preceded in death by her husband Augustine. Victoria is survived by her sister Evelyn Bateman, Norwalk, Ca, and her brother Jimmy Carranza, Norwalk Ca. She is also survived by her children Teri Gravett, Riverside, Ca, Augustine Vasquez Jr., Colton, Ca., Edward Vasquez (Leslie), Riverside, Ca, Melinda Vasquez (Ken Fleming), Chico, Ca, Cynthia Hager (Karl) Highland, Ca, Ronald Vasquez (Michelle), Sherwood, Or and Veronica Martinez ( Robert ), Apple Valley, Ca., eleven grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Victoria had a unique relationship with each of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. One of her last gifts was a blanket she crocheted for her newest great granddaughter born this past May. She loved to read, garden and cook (rarely if ever relying on a cookbook). Holidays were important to her especially Christmas when family gathered to make her special homemade tamales.
A rosary will be held for her on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 5 p.m. at Colton Funeral Home, 1275 N. La Cadena Dr. Colton, Ca. A celebration of her life and memorial mass will be held at 11a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Church, 1106 La Cadena Dr. Colton, Ca. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Montecito Memorial Park, 3520 E. Washington St. Colton, Ca.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Jan. 18, 2014
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