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2983 Tulare Street, Fresno, CA

OBITUARY

Sofia M. Alvarado

August 28, 1947June 29, 2020
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Sofia M Alvarado(Nena), age 72, of Caruthers, California passed peacefully on Monday June 29,2020 surrounded by her loving family. Sofia was born August 28,1947 in Five Points, California to Frank and Rita Martinez. She was devoted to her family and also enjoyed the many family gatherings that she shared with all of those she loved. Sofia also enjoyed her many years of employment at Lindskoog Hatchery and Zacky Farms where she gained many friendships over the years. Sofia was a Breast Cancer survivor for 30 plus years and unfortunately the cancer returned in 2014 and she fought strongly for 6 more years.

Sofia is survived by her husband Max Alvarado; Son Max Alvarado and wife Maryhelen; Daughter Cathy Sanzberro and husband Joe; Daughter Liz Alvarado ; Son Armando Alvarado; and Daughter Angela Riley and husband Robert; Brother Louis Martinez and wife Durinda; and Sister Eleanor Marez. She also leaves behind her 9 grandchildren Ashleigh, Vanessa, Caitlin and partner Oscar, Brandon and wife Hilda, Cailey, Alissa, Hailey, Hunter, Hayden and 2 great-grandchildren Avereigh and Noah.

Sofia is preceded in death by parents Frank and Rita Martinez; Brothers Frank,Ralph,Chubby,and Nick Martinez; and also sister Lupe Renteria.

A visitation for Sofia will be held Wednesday, July 8,2020 from 10:00-10:30 AM and a rosary service will occur from 10:30-11:00 AM and a funeral mass will occur from 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM at Saint Ann's Church, 3047 W. Mt. Whitney Ave, Riverdale, CA 93656. A committal service will occur Wednesday, July 8,2020 from 1:00-1:30 PM at Fresno Memorial Gardens, 175 South Cornelia Ave, Fresno, CA 93706.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.palmlapazfresno.com for the Alvarado family.

  • FAMILY

  • Max Alvarado, Husband
  • Maximilian Alvarado (Maryhelen), Son
  • Cathy Sanzberro (Joe), Daugher
  • Liz Alvarado, Daugher
  • Mondo Alvarado, Son
  • Angela Riley (Robert), Daughter
  • Louis Martinez (Dorinda), Brother
  • Eleanor Marez, Sister
  • Frank Martinez, Father (deceased)
  • Rita Martinez, Mother (deceased)
  • Frank Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Nick Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Ralph Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Chubby Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Lupe Renteria, Sister (deceased)
  • Sofia also leaves behind her beloved 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brandon Alvarado, Pallbearer
  • Hunter Riley, Pallbearer
  • Lee Martinez, Pallbearer
  • Mario Martinez, Pallbearer
  • Mark Martinez, Pallbearer
  • Marcus Davis, Pallbearer
  • Sonny Martinez, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Marty Gonzalez, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

  • Rosary Service

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Memories

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Angela and Rene Mendoza

July 11, 2020

Sofia was always so genuine and greeted you with hugs and laughter. May she Rest In Peace. Condolences to her family during this difficult time. God Bless

Dora Rokas

July 10, 2020

Sofia was such a sweet person and had a beautiful soul.
Que en Paz Descanse and,
May Her Memory be Eternal

Rita Sierras

July 8, 2020

Rita Sierras

July 8, 2020

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