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Felicitas (Rodriguez) Cervantes, 78, of Riverside, passed away on August 7, 2019 in her home with her husband Robert S. Cervantes by her side.
Visitation will be 4 pm to 8 pm (Recitation of the Rosary at 6 pm) Thursday August 15th at Brown Colonial Mortuary in Santa Ana, California.
Funeral services will be held 1130 am Friday August 16th at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Santa Ana with the Father Armando officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. Arrangements are by Brown Colonial Mortuary.
Felicitas was born in Via Corona Jalisco, Mexico to Ma Dolores Zuniga and Aniceto Rodriguez on August 1, 1941. She went to school at Estipac, Jalisco, Mexico. She married Robert S. Cervantes on June 18, 1967 in Orange County, California. She worked multiple jobs in different fields for 40 years until she retired to become a full time grandma. She was involved in the church of Immaculate Heart of Mary as a minster alongside her husband. She was also in charge of planning the church’s retreats.
Felicitas is survived by her husband Robert S. Cervantes, her children Robert Carlos Cervantes Jr, Sonia Marie Puente-Martinez, and Jacquelyn Lozano, her grandchildren Anthony Garcia, Jessica Cervantes, Alexis Garcia, David Cervantes, Ashley Marie Mota, Brandi Nicole Lozano, Jason Puente, Ryan Puente, Robert Matthew Lozano, Nathan Cervantes, Alyssa Puente, and her first and only great-granddaughter Allie Penelope Salas (or as she called her P.P).
Pallbearers will be Robert Cervantes Jr, Anthony Garcia, David Cervantes, Jason Puente, Ryan Puente, and Robert Matthew Lozano.
Memorials may be given to Brown Colonial Mortuary.
The family of Cervantes wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Joshua Batt, Riverside Fire Department and Paramedics, Riverside Community Hospital E.R, Ralph Rodriguez and staff from Brown Colonial Mortuary, Fr. Armando and the rest of the staff at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, and last but not least family and friends who have been with us through this difficult time.
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