Segunda Abinsay Abarquez
December 16, 1918 – August 20, 2019
Segunda Abinsay Abarquez, age 100, of Delano, California passed away on Tuesday August 20, 2019. Segunda was born in Cabaroan East Vigan Ilocos Sur, Philippines on December 16, 1918.
Segunda (Onda) came to California to join her husband Sammy in 1956 settling in Delano ,CA where they raised their two sons. Segunda worked for Frank Lucich Farms and Cambridge Filter Corporation, where she retired. She worshiped at Our Lady of Guadalupe church every Sunday. She loved to work in garden growing her own vegetables that she used to cook with everyday as well as sharing them with her family and friends. Segunda enjoyed visits from her family and friends regularly. She was involved in many Filipino organizations within her community and recently celebrated her 100th birthday. God called her home on August 20th where she was reunited with her husband and family. Segunda lived a long happy life, but she will be greatly missed. A special thanks to Mary Ellorin and Eduardo Pineda who cared for her daily over the past year. The family appreciates you both so much.
Segunda is preceded in death by her husband Sammy Allagadan Abarquez. She is survived by her two sons Sammy Edward Abarquez, Jr and his partner Carrie of Oxnard, Manuel Arnold Abarquez and his wife Amy of Moorpark. Brothers, Marcos and Johnny Abinsay of the Philippines and Sister Francisca Abinsay Albalos of the Philippines, Grandson Micah Manuel Abarquez of Oxnard, Granddaughter Marci-Rene Guadalupe Reynoso and husband Michael of Paso Robles, Great Granddaughter Emerie Payton Reynoso and Great Grandson Emmitt Michael Reynoso of Paso Robles.
A viewing for Segunda will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Delano Mortuary, 707 Browning Rd., Delano, CA 93215. A Rosary will occur Friday, August 30, 2019 at 6:00 PM, 707 Browning Rd., Delano, CA 93215. A Mass of Catholic Burial will occur Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St. Mary's of the Miraculous Medal Parish, 916 Lexington St., Delano, CA 93215. A Committal Service will occur Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at North Kern District Cemetery, 627 Austin St., Delano, CA 93215. A reception following Committal Service will occur Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Kong's Dynasty, 2200 Girard St., Delano, CA 93215. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.delanomortuary.com for the Abarquez family. Services entrusted to Delano Mortuary, a Dignity Memorial provider.
- Micah Abarquez
- Eduardo Pineda
- Nelson Abinsay
- John "Marnie" Abinsay
- Mike Taguiam
- Michael Reynoso
- Emmitt Reynoso
- Glen Bute
- Humberto Flores
- Julio Abinsay
- Viewing Friday, August 30, 2019
- Rosary Friday, August 30, 2019
- Mass of Catholic Burial Saturday, August 31, 2019
- Committal Service Saturday, August 31, 2019
- Following Committal Service Saturday, August 31, 2019