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Ernestina Farillas


1938 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Ernestina Farillas Obituary
Ernestina Farillas, known to many as "Mom Tina" passed away peacefully at home with her family at her bedside on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 after her 18 month battle with cancer. She was born on April 28, 1938 in Sonora, Texas to Feliz Barrera and Bonifacio Ortega. Tina moved to San Pedro at the age of six. She is survived by Ray, her husband of 56 years; her only daughter, Pauline; sons, Albert, Michael, Benny, Paul and Tony; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; relatives in Arizona, Texas, Los Angeles and the Harbor Area. Tina joins her sons, Ray and Julian along with her parents in heaven. She had a huge heart that touched many and because of this, she also leaves behind many extended families and friends. Tina loved to travel, spend the day at various casinos and taking care of her pet turtle and puppies. She attended Barton Hill Elementary School, Richard Henry Dana Junior High, San Pedro High School and Harbor Occupational Center where she completed various courses in the business and medical field. Tina retired in 2006 from Harbor UCLA Medical Center where she worked as a patient resources worker and birth clerk. Visitation will be Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 1:00pm - 8:00pm at McNerney's Mortuary in San Pedro. A rosary and Mass is scheduled at 9:30am, Friday, September 2, 2011 at Holy Trinity Church in San Pedro. We cherish the time we had with you and wait patiently until we are once again united. Please sign the guestbook for Ernestina at www.dailybreeze.com/obits. You are welcome to leave the family a message or share memories at www.mcnerneysmortuary.com.

Published in Daily Breeze on Aug. 30, 2011
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