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Garcia, Delia R. (Vargas)

Delia R. (Vargas) Garcia, 94, formerly of Shirley, Boxboro and Cheyenne, Wyoming, died Friday, November 11, 2016, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home, Chelmsford

Her husband, Ruben J. Garcia, died in May 2006.

Delia R. (Vargas) GarciaDelia was born November 2, 1922, in Taos, NM. After her marriage she resided for almost 50 years in Cheyenne, WY where she was a homemaker. Delia enjoyed cooking, crocheting and sewing but most of all loved spending time with family. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral.

Delia moved to Shirley, MA after the death of her beloved husband Ruben J. Garcia and was a member of St. Anthony of Padua parish. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and traveling.

Mrs. Garcia is survived by her daughter Eileen Garcia-Smith and her husband Michael; a stepdaughter Sandra Park and her husband Don; a stepson, Lee Garcia; her daughter-in-law, Faith Vroman; her sister and brother-in-law, Antonia and William Oakeley; her sister, Priscilla Padilla; her cousin, Ida Valerio; her in-laws Edward, Helen, Albert, Mary, Reloy, Millie and Ann Garcia and Joe Hernandez; her grandchildren, Dawn, Holly, Kenneth, Brian, Jennifer, Ian and Morgan as well as her great grandchildren Michael, Dominic, Joshua, Jessica, Kendra, Machayla, Kaydence, Johnathan and Abby; her great- great-grandchild Amarra; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Aureliano and Feloniz (Romero) Vargas; her husband Ruben, her siblings and cousin, Edward Vargas, Delores McCollough and Ann Garcia; her stepson Glenn Garcia; her sister-in-law Gloria Hernandez and her brothers-in-law Rudolph and William Garcia, James McCollough and Frank Padilla and her grandson Rocky Vroman.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Sunny Acres Nursing Home and the Beacon Hospice Group for the many acts of kindness and loving care provided to Delia in her final years.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 Am Saturday November 26th at St. Anthony's Church, 14 Phoenix Street, Shirley. Burial will be in Center Cemetery, Shirley.

Calling hours are 4-7 Friday, November 25th at the Anderson Funeral Home, 25 Fitchburg Road, (Rte 2A) Ayer is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave an on line condolence please see

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 23, 2016
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