Aug. 23, 1926 — Sept. 8, 2013
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 17 for Emelina Garcia De La Rosa of Patterson, who died Sunday, Sept. 8 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Mrs. De La Rosa, 87, was born in Tamaulipas, Mexico, and was a resident of Patterson for 46 years. She was a homemaker for 67 years. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Patterson. Mrs. De La Rosa enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
Her husband, Pedro De La Rosa of Patterson; sons, Fernando De La Rosa of Crows Landing, Felipe De La Rosa of Patterson and Jose Pedro De La Rosa of Turlock; daughter, Grace Dixon of Modesto and six grandchildren survive Mrs. De La Rosa.
A visitation will be observed from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16 followed by a recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 529 I St., in Patterson. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Patterson. Burial will follow at Patterson District Cemetery, 10800 Highway 33, Patterson.
Hillview Funeral Chapel, 450 W. Las Palmas Ave., Patterson, is handling the arrangements.