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Consuelo “Connie” Lopez, 89, Escondido resident



Consuelo, Villalpando, Lopez, a longtime resident of Porterville, California passed on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the age of 89. Mrs. Lopez had been living in Escondido California for the past 11 years. She was born February 26, 1927, in Sonora, Arizona, to Cesario & Juanita Villalpando.

Mrs. Lopez came to Porterville from Escondido, California with her husband Pete Diaz Lopez after their marriage October 19, 1957. She was an apartment manager for Twin Oaks Apartments in Porterville, California. Her husband Pete passed on April 18, 2001.

Mrs. Lopez was a devout Catholic. Her interests included family functions, gardening, sewing and reading. She devoted much of her time and energy with family and friends. Her life touched many, and they understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. She brought so much joy to the family and everyone she met. She gave us all such courage and hope and reminded us of the preciousness of life. She loved to cook and clean and care for others. She enjoyed Mexican music and novellas (soap operas).

Mrs. Lopez is survived by: her sisters Mary Beltran and Cora Vaden, and was preceded in death by her brother, Raul Villalpando, her son Raúl R. López, Daughter-in-Law Rosemary Garcia Lopez, grandchildren: Christine Marie Miller, Pedro Antonio Lopez and Leticia Apolonia Lopez, and great grandchildren: Chanel Isabelle Lopez, Isaiah Joseph Miller, Gloria Arianna Lopez, Alexandra Faith Miller, Bella Rose and Bianca Elizabeth Lopez (twins) and Ava Marie and Mia Christine Miller (twins).

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 22, from 3–7 p.m. at Myers Chapel. A Rosary Service will be held on Thursday, December 22, at 6 p.m. at Hall across the street from Myers Chapel. A mass will be held on Friday December 23, at 11 a.m. at St. Anne’s Church. Interment will be held at St. Anne’s Cemetery. All to be held in Porterville California.

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