Maria M. DeLaRosa passed away in Hollister at the age of 78. She was born in Monterey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and lived in Hollister 45 years. She came here from Texas.
She was a member of sacred Heart Church and worked for many years for Bertuccio Farms. She and her husband, Jose, were married in 1957 in Texas.
She is survived by her husband, Jose DeLaRosa of Hollister, her children and their spouses, Joel and Sydney DeLaRosa of Hollister, Dora and Manuel Gonzales of San Jose, Elizabeth DeLaRosa-Perez and Ken Perez of Hollister and Yolanda DeLaRosa of Hollister, her sister Maria Elodia Sifuentes of Mexico and her grandchildren, Joseph DeLaRosa, Tanya DeLaRosa, Matthew DeLaRosa, Jacob DeLaRosa, Nicholas Coronado, Janessa Coronado, Michael Cramer-Perez, Joshua Cramer-Perez, Julian Perez, Josiah Perez, Anthony Garcia and Martika Garcia and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Martha DeLaRosa who died in 1988.
Friends paid their respects on Thursday, June 17, 2010, from 1:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home chapel. The rosary was a t 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Her Mass was held on Friday, June 18, 2010, at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church. Friends gathered at the funeral home at 9:30 A.M. for the precession to church.
Interment followed the Mass at Calvary Cemetery.