Connie Carlon, longtime resident of Watsonville, was born in Riverside County on March 15, 1933 to Bernardo and Juanita Carlon. She passed away on January 28, 2013. She was 79.
“Se nos fue nuestra gran guerrera incansable, que vivio su vida a su manera. Madre, abuela, hija, hermana, y buena amiga para quien cruzaba su camino, descansa en paz. Se invita a su familia y amigos a darle su ultimo adios con mucho amor y carino.”
Connie is survived by her children, Mary (Pedro) Ortega, John (Yolanda) Paez, Maria (Oscar) Sanchez, Fidelia (Enrique) Avila, Veronica (Moises) Lepe, and Manuelita Gonzales; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aurelio Santillan; daughter, Otilia Ibarra; and grandson, Juan Jose Ochoa.
A visitation will be held at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel on Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. with a recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery.For the complete article see the 02-07-2013 issue.
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