Graciela Erlinda Fleming

May 8, 1940January 14, 2023
Graciela Erlinda Guerra, was born in Fontana, Ca., on May 8, 1940 to Maria Del Carmen Bajarano and Jose Negrete Guerra. On July 25, 1958, Graciela married George Fleming while he was serving in the United States Marine Corps. She passes away at home on January 14, 2023 in Murrieta, Ca., surrounded by her family. She was raised in San Bernardino, attending Ramona Elementary, Franklin Junior High, and graduating from San Bernardino High School in 1958. She thereafter enrolled at Skadron Secretarial College, graduating in 1959. Graciela began working at Norton Air Force Base and later San Bernardino Unified School District, retiring in 2005 from Burbank Elementary School where she was the school secretary. She had many fond memories of working with the staff and children, some who would later return with their own children. She was the last oig a large loving family; including brothers Manuel Silva, Armando Silva, Jesus J. Guerra, Roberto F. Guerra, and sisters, Magdalena Silva Garcia, Estella Guerra Serrano, and Eleanor Guerra Cosmos. Graciela is survived by her husband George Fleming. Sons: George David Fleming, Eric Fleming, and Laura Fleming (Hoak), son in law Steve Hoak and her beloved grandsons: George Cagle Fleming, Jeremy Fleming, Kurt Hoak, Brett Hoak. She is also survived by many nephews and nieces and her beloved sisters in law Lupe Guerra, Angie Silva, Helen Patterson and many friends she loves. She is remembered for her love of family, her endless vivacious smile, regardless of the changes life presented. She always had a hug for family and a soulful laugh that lightened the room. She was tolerant beyond expectation, and forgiving of those she loved. She was a devout Catholic and practiced her faith to the end. Her family will miss her immensely. She taught us much of the human condition, the need for tolerance and patience in dealing with crises in life. Vaya con Dios mi vida. Mi amor. Siempre, siempre Graciela Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Fleming family.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023


8:00 am - 10:00 am

Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Committal Service

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery