Socorro Armenta Lara

December 13, 1930July 30, 2018

Socorro Armenta Lara was born on December 13, 1930 in Sinaloa, Mexico and passed away on July 30, 2018 at the age of 88 in Merced, California. Socorro worked as a farm labor, a cannery worker, and a housekeeper. She was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Socorro loved to spend time will her grandchildren and enjoyed working in the garden. Socorro is preceded in death by her loving husband Pablo Lara, daughter, Christina Guzman, mother, Maria Aguilar, father, Remigio Armenta, brothers; Manuel, Remigo, Victor, Francisco and sister, Cruz. She is survived by her children; Isela Lara and Lucia Lara as well as her brother Lupe. Socorro also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Vigil Service with Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home located at 1490 B Street, Merced, California 95341. The funeral mass we be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018 beginning at 10:00a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church located at 519 West 12th Street, Merced, California 95341 with interment to follow at Merced District Cemetery located at 1300 B Street, Merced, California 95341.


  • Isela Lara, Daughter
  • Lucia Lara, Daughter
  • Lupe Armenta, Brother
  • Socorro also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren

  • Justin McDonald
  • Zachary McDonald
  • Noah McDonald
  • Manuel Ayala
  • Andrew Smith Guzman
  • David Smith Guzman


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Vigil Service with Rosary Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, August 9, 2018

Socorro Armenta Lara

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