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ROSE P. VERA Obituary
92 Years old, born November 15, 1925, passed away on June 26, 2018. She is survived by her Goddaughter/Niece Susan Alanis and husband Michael, her brother Frank (Kiko) Herrera and wife Gloria, and numerous loving family and friends. Rose was born in Chino, California to Alvaro and Selsa Parra, the seventh of fourteen siblings. She attended the “D” Street segregated school in Chino where she was an excellent student. Rose married the love of her life Salvador (Wire) Vera and they had a marriage of 67 years until his passing. Together they endured the Great Depression, World War II, and many other hardships, both of them truly members of “The Greatest Generation”. They lived a simple and happy life in Ontario. She enjoyed attending family parties, making wonderful meals and took great pride in her home and garden. Rose worked in Upland and Ontario for many years packing citrus, embracing a strong work ethic. She will be remembered for her stunning beauty, as a talented artist of ceramic painting, a devoted friend, her generous Christmas and birthday gifts and cards, her sense of humor, her loving hands that never stopped working, and her furious love of family. Service will be held on Thursday, July 5th, 9:30am, Drapers Mortuary, 811 N. Mountain Ave., Ontario, CA.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on July 3, 2018
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