Maria Elena Ceja Vega

November 22, 1949February 14, 2020

Maria Elena Ceja Vega, age 70, of Turlock, California passed away on Friday February 14, 2020. She was born November 22, 1949 in La Tosca, Michoacán, Mexico to Adan Ceja Cardenas and Elouisa Vega Rios.

Maria is survived by her spouse, Samuel Pablo Martinezo; son Charly Gonzalez (Nereida) of Turlock; son Samuel Martinez (Julie Rodrigues) of Delhi; daughter Rosa Guadalupe Ceja Vega (Salvador Aceves Magama) of Pennsylvania; daughter Isela Gonzalez of Turlock; and daughter Alicia Silva (Jose Luis Silva) of Mexico; sister Rafeal Ceja Vega of Mexico, sister Guadalupe Ceja Vega of Oregon, sister Angelina Ceja Vega of Mexico and sister Graciela Ceja Vega of Mexico.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock, California.

Maria was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

A visitation for Maria will be held from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service, 286 W. Main Street, Turlock, California. A Recitation of the Rosary follow.

A Funeral Mass will occur at 12:00 PM on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons Avenue, Turlock, California 95380.

A Committal Service will occur at 9:00 AM on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Road, Turlock, California.

Serving as pallbearers are Charly Gonzalez, Samuel Martinez, Carlos Gonzalez, Samuel Martinez Pablo, Jose Luis Rodrigues Ceja and Javier Rodrigues Ceja.

Services for Maria Elena Ceja Vega are in the care of Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service (FD 504) in Turlock, California.


  • Samuel Pablo Martinezo, Spouse
  • Charly Gonzalez (Nereida), Son
  • Samuel Martinez (Julie Rodrigues), Son
  • Rosa Guadalupe Ceja Vega (Salvador Aceves Magama), Daughter
  • Isela Gonzalez, Daughter
  • Alicia Silva (Jose Luis Silva), Daughter
  • Rafeal Ceja Vega, Sister
  • Guadalupe Ceja Vega, Sister
  • Angelina Ceja Vega, Sister
  • Graciela Ceja Vega, Sister
  • Maria Elena Ceja Vega leaves behind twelve grandchildren to honor her memory.

  • Charly Gonzalez
  • Samuel Martinez
  • Carlos Gonzalez
  • Samuel Martinez Pablo
  • Jose Luis Rodrigues Ceja
  • Javier Rodrigues Ceja


  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Recitation of the Rosary

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, February 21, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, February 22, 2020


Maria Elena Ceja Vega

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