WATSONVILLE — Maria Elena Vega Garcia died on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Dominican Hospital after a short battle with cancer. She was 40.
Mrs. Vega Garcia was born in Michoacán, Mexico on Jan. 17, 1972. She has lived in the area for more than 17 years and it is here in Watsonville that she and her husband raised their family. She worked as field worker in the strawberry fields. She enjoyed cooking and watching movies with her family. She was a good wife, a very loving mother, and a woman of great faith and devotion that when in pain she would always commend herself to God.
Mrs. Vega Garcia is survived by her husband, Juan Garcia; her sons, Gerardo, Oscar, Juan Jose and Ricardo Garcia; her infant daughter, Ana Isabel Garcia; and her father, Juan Vega.
Visitation will be held at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel on Monday from 5-9 p.m. with a recitation of the Rosary and Chapel Blessing at 6:30 p.m. Burial will take place in Jacona, Michoacan, Mexico.
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