OBITUARY

Margarita Cortez

July 22, 1925November 22, 2018

Margarita Cortez, 93, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018 in Fontana, California. She was born July 22, 1925 in Weed, California to Francisco & Josefa Murillo. Margarita had resided in Los Angeles for 63 years and she had been a house wife for 77 years. Margarita is survived by her daughters, Guadalupe Beam of Yucaipa, Geneva Soto of Los Angeles and Sandra Torres of Fontana; sister, Maria Rascon of Alhambra; 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 14 great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Jose Vicente Cortez and son Jose Cortez, Jr. Rosary will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9am with Mass to follow at 10am at St Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church, 157 W. Nicolet Street, Banning, CA 92220. Graveside will follow at 1:15pm at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518, Staging Area #2.

Services

13 December

Rosary

9:00 am

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church

157 W. Nicolet Street
Banning, California

13 December

Catholic Funeral Mass

10:00 am

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church

157 W. Nicolet Street
Banning, California

13 December

Graveside Service

1:15 pm

Riverside National Cemetery

22495 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside, California

REMEMBERING

Margarita Cortez

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