Carmen Centeno

May 15, 1951May 13, 2018

Carmen Centeno was born on May 15, 1951 to Miguel Maldonado and Juana Gonzalez in Tornillo, Texas. She was a resident of Merced for 51 years, Carmen passed away on May 13, 2018. She was retired from Tri Valley Growers. Carmen loved get togethers with her family especially playing cards with her siblings. She also enjoyed going to BINGO with her bingo girls; Chavelita, Lupe (La Guera) and Celia.

Carmen is survived by her husband Miguel Centeno; her children, Marisol Cortes, Marcos Centeno, Lourdes Centeno and Hector Centeno; her brothers, Mike, Lupe, Domingo, Joe and Charlie Maldonado; her sisters, Tina, Nellie and Juanita; her grandchildren, Omar, Francisco Jr., Christian, Julian, Marisela, and Aracely Cortes, Adriana, Carmen, Jaqueline and Sofia Centeno, Clarissa R. Osmer, Sabrina Rodriquez, Danyelle Castillo, Miguel Centeno III, Ashley and Julian Centeno, Alyssa Braylen and Brennen Centeno; her great grandchildren Lorenzo Miguel Centeno and Ariella Syrine Osmer. She is preceded in death by her parents and her son Miguel Centeno Jr.

There will be a visitation for Carmen on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary starting at 7:00 p.m. at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, located at 1490 B Street, Merced, Ca. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Merced, Ca.


  • Omar Cortes
  • Francisco Jr. Cortes
  • Christian Cortes
  • Julian Cortes
  • Miguel Centeno III
  • Julian Centeno


  • Santo Rosario Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • Misa de Cristiana Sepultura Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Entierro Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Carmen Centeno

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