July 22, 1925 – November 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.
- Rosary Thursday, December 13, 2018
- Catholic Funeral Mass Thursday, December 13, 2018
- Graveside Service Thursday, December 13, 2018