Francisca Fuentes de Morán

Francisca Fuentes de Morán

1927 - 2021

Francisca Fuentes de Morán passed away January 18, 2021 at the age of 93.

She was born to the late Ines and Josefa Fuentes on December 7, 1927 in El Gavilán de Arriba, Jalisco, Mexico.

Francisca married the love of her life Felipe Morán Martinez in 1946, and in 1967, she and her children immigrated to the United States to join her husband Felipe in the Napa Valley. She was a vineyard worker in the Napa Valley for 25 years and she loved taking care of the vines.

Francisca is survived by her devoted husband, Felipe; her brother Antonio Fuentes; her sister Consuelo Fuentes; her three children Maria de la luz Morán de Aguilera, Amelia Morán-Ceja, and Antonio Fuentes Morán; her six grandchildren Maricela Lopez, Luz Amelia Fletcher, Navek, Ariel, and Dalia Ceja, and Sofia Morán; and her seven great grandchildren Alex and Kayla Lopez, Amelia, Alivia and Aria Fletcher, and Luna Isabella Ceja Swedelson.

Francisca is predeceased by her sister Esperanza Carrillo, and her brothers Pablo and Abel Fuentes.

Francisca was dedicated to her family and her community and she cared deeply about the well being of others. She was loving, kind, generous and she looked for the good in everyone and everything. Her legacy will continue to make a profound difference in the world through her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was immensely proud of her family and leaves behind cherished, beautiful memories.

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Published by Napa Valley Register on Jan. 24, 2021.
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Sorry for your loss my condolences to her love ones luz , Amelia Antonio and her loving husband descanse en paz doña panchita
Cecilia cortez
January 28, 2021
Nuestro más sentido pésame por el fallecimiento de su mama nuestras oraciones están con toda su familia
Sara Montes
January 24, 2021
Our sincere condolences to your family Nuestro mas sentido pesame para toda su familia
Blanca Moreno-Leija
January 24, 2021