OBITUARY

Maria Hernandez Parrilla

April 25, 1928June 8, 2019
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Maria Hernandez Parrilla passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on the 8th of June, 2019 surrounded by her family. Maria was born on April 25, 1928 in Bloomington, California. Her parents were Fernando and Gregoria (Diaz) Hernandez. Maria was the oldest of their 5 children, she was raised in Juarez, Mexico.

Maria mother of 10, and 3 preceded before her Aurelio Galeana, Michael Parrilla, Irma Luna, and survived Petra Rodriguez, Carrmen Chaparro, Richard Parrilla, Olga Morales, Ernestina Parrilla, Vicki Gallardo, Frankie Parrilla

Maria raised her kids as a single parent. She was a very hard worker and in spite of being a single mom, her kids always remember there being food on the table, they always had shoes to wear and she made them their clothes, she was very good at sewing. She was a dedicated mother who would go without in able to provide for her children.

Maria would walk her kids to school every day and was waiting for them when school let out. She even volunteered in their school, this in spite of not being able to speak much English. She also never drove and would take her kids on the bus all around town, and was able to navigate without being able to read the street signs in English.

She moved to Phoenix to join her family in her later years and enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids. Every week, her family would get a batch of homemade flour tortillas from her.

Maria was a very determined and dedicated woman who leaves 5 generations of her family behind.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Friday, June 14, 2019

Memories

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Fermin Meza

June 13, 2019

I lived behind in the back house of my tia my house was open to everyone just like my Tias but she cooked I would supply the meat lmao my primos know she took my clothes off the lines cause they were dinghy and rewashed them we all laughed but that was her HEART to make sure everyone was taken care of and the food she made BOMB I'll ALWAYS LOVE YOU TIA YOUR RESTING MAYBE DANCING IN PARADISE WITH MICHAEL AND IRMA AND YOUR HUSBAND AND MANY MANY MORE YOUR DAD WOW I COULD GO ON AND ON WE WILL MISS YOU AND ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU LOVE FERMIN MEZA YOUR SOBRINO 💘 💘 💘 FOREVER TILL WE SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN BLESSINGS

Robert Romero

June 12, 2019

Olivia Chaparro

June 12, 2019

When we were so small. 🌸

Vanessa Garcia

June 12, 2019

I love you abuela! I’m going to miss you so much. I’m very thankful that you got to meet my family and spend some time with them.

Ernestina Parrilla

June 12, 2019

I love and miss you so much mom, you will forever be in my heart❤

Ernestina Parrilla

June 12, 2019

I love and miss you so much Mom, you will forever be in my heart❤

Marie De La Rosa

June 12, 2019

We Love You Always & Forever ❤️❤️❤️

Santiago Hernandez

June 11, 2019

Saying goodbye to my tia is going be the hardest thing to do . its going hurt me way deep inside . i should of went to go see her when i had a chance too now ill kick my ass everyday for not taking the time . i know tia yr going to be in a better place . i will always remember u . i will never forget yr smile Evrytime u saw me i love u tia give my pops a hugg for me ❤❤❤❤❤❤😔😔😔😔😔
RIP my only tia i had left in the world
Ill miss u ❤

Olga Parrilla Morales

June 11, 2019

Miss you Mami💔😭

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Biography

Maria Hernandez Parrilla passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on the 8th of June, 2019 surrounded by her family. Maria was born on April 25, 1928 in Bloomington, California. Her parents were Fernando and Gregoria (Diaz) Hernandez. Maria was the oldest of their 5 children, she was raised in Juarez, Mexico.


Maria raised her kids as a single parent. She was a very hard worker and in spite of being a single mom, her kids always remember there being food on the table, they always had shoes to wear and she made them their clothes, she was very good at sewing. She was a dedicated mother who would go without in able to provide for her children.

Maria would walk her kids to school every day and was waiting for them when school let out. She even volunteered in their school, this in spite of not being able to speak much English. She also never drove and would take her kids on the bus all around town, and was able to navigate without being able to read the street signs in English.


She moved to Phoenix to join her family in her later years and enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids. Every week, her family would get a batch of homemade flour tortillas from her.



Maria was a very determined and dedicated woman who leaves 5 generations of her family behind.