Julia Delgado died Friday, Jan. 14, 2005. She was 77.
She lived in San Jose for 40 years before she came to Gilroy in October of 2002. She worked at food processing canneries in San Jose and Gilroy.
Mrs. Delgado enjoyed cooking, family gatherings, shopping and being surrounded by her children was the highlight of her life.
She is the loving mother of sons, Felix and wife Norma, Javier and wife Donna of Modesto, Armando of San Jose, Arthur of Gilroy; daughters, Gloria Aguilar and husband Ray of Gilroy, Delia Centeno and husband Richard of Gilroy, Anita Ramirez and husband Julian of San Jose; grandchildren, Sandra, Ray, Jaime, April Ann, Charlie, Jackie, George M., Elena Ann, Irene, Christina, Paul, Monica, Javier Jr., Felix, Michael, Anita, Julian, Adam, Vinca, Monise, Moses; great-grandmother of 12; dear sister of Manuel Delgado and his wife Francisca, Celestino Delgado and his wife Maria Elena; and many nieces, nephews from Mexico, cousins and good friends from San Jose and Gilroy.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, brothers and sister.
A vigil will be held at 7pm, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005, at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy.
Funeral services will begin at 9:30am, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, at the funeral home, the proceed to St. Mary’s Church, for Mass at 10am. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Gilroy.