OBITUARY

Vera S. Pasillas

February 6, 1926December 11, 2012

VERA S. PASILLAS Passed away December 11, 2012 in Riverside, CA, at the age of 86. Born in Riverside to Micaela and Felipe Sanchez. She had lived in Riverside for 86 years. Vera loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. They brought great joy to her life and always welcomed them with hugs and kisses. She was loved by everyone who knew her. Preceded in death by her husband Fidel C. Pasillas and her son Staff Sergeant Henry Pasillas, who died in Vietnam in 1968. Vera is survived by four daughters and their husbands, Carmen & Johnny Lemos, Esther & Bill Barclay, Nikki & George Lira, and Josephine & David Herrera. Also three sons and their wives, David, a Vietnam Veteran, USMC & Theresa Pasillas, Joseph & Kailey Pasillas, Richard & Mary Pasillas and brother Joe & Rita Sanchez. Vera has 24 grandchildren & 55 great grandchildren; many nieces & nephews, and her sister-in-law Patsy Medrano. Vera was proud to be a gold star mother and had six military men, including her husband, in her family. She loved to attend all the military services at the Riverside National Cemetery since it opened. Service will be held at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer on Tuesday, Dec. 18th, 4pm to 8pm. Mass will be held at St. Anthony's Church on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 9:30am. Interment at Riverside National Cemetery at 11:30am. Services are entrusted to Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary (951) 688-1221 Please visit www.achesonandgraham.com to leave condolences.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 18, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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Serina Sosa

December 21, 2012

My Tia was a very kind and loving woman, I remember always going to her house after school with monica and my Tia alway loving me as if I were her own. I will never forget you Tia Vera your forever in my heart. Love Hoddie

Linda Thompson

December 19, 2012

You, being the Great Lady that I saw you as.....will be missed. I am very proud to say we became friends, friends that shared stories, laughed, and cried together. I do feel you are to be with your loved one's to welcome you home, and we all know you are to be in a better place waiting for us. Thank you for the giving of love, friendship,
and your beautiful moments.
My condolences to your family and friends.
Linda Salinas-Thompson

Bebos Moreno

December 18, 2012

"Rest In Paradise Tia Vera" Love Always Bebos & Family...

Bertha, Valerie, Tricia, Devin and Rosalie

December 18, 2012

Grandma Vera,
I light this candle in your memory. Thank you and your family for including me and my family into yours. You will never be forgotten as you have a place in our hearts forever. We miss you and love you.

Rachel Luera

December 17, 2012

Grandma you are so beautiful! I will miss your hugs and your smile so much. I was honored to have you as my grandmother and that my children were able to know you. Thank you for blessing our lives.

December 17, 2012

Our condolences to all the familia Pasillas. Vera was a great lady, always with a worm smile. Your cousins, the Chavez familia,

patricia lira

December 17, 2012

Grandma vera was such a wonderful women she loved her family so much and her family loves her as well you will be missed grandma love you

Raymond & Hopie Guzman

December 17, 2012

R.I.P Vera may God bless all yr family at this time. May u have a great smile on yr face when u walk to the gate of his home and yr husband is with his arms open. I have some child good memories of great vacations to my sisters house then of to Vera's the best food we eat on are time there what a great loving caring person...u will be missed to many but never for gotten

Shavonne Herrera

December 17, 2012

You thanked me for being the wife that I am to your David. I will continue to keep him safe and love him. Thank You for showing us all what love, family and forgiveness mean.

Shavonne Herrera

December 17, 2012

You thanked me for being that wife that I am to your David. I will continue to keep him safe and love him. Thank you for showing us all about love, family and forgiveness.