Maria Cruz Chavez

February 9, 1949July 31, 2022
Obituary of Maria Cruz Chavez
Maria Cruz Chavez, age 73, of Ceres, California passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Maria was born February 9, 1949 in Jalisco, Mexico to Antonia (Martinez) Barajas and Domingo Barajas. Maria is survived by her son Roberto Chavez (Ilse) of Salida, CA; her daughter Enedelia Chavez (Aron Encarnacion) of Ceres, CA; her daughter Jessica Artea (Rodolfo) Ceres, CA; and her daughter Mary Cruz Fernandez (Juan) of Livermore, CA; her sister Enedelia Padilla (Raul) of Riverbank, CA. She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Esmeralda, Emiliana, Luca, Ezra, Mateo, Nancy, Cruz, Raul, Juan Manuel and Mary Cruz. Maria was preceded in death by her husband Raul Chavez; her father Domingo Barajas and her mother Antonia (Martinez) Barajas. A Funeral Mass for Maria will be held Friday, August 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1813 Dale Rd, Modesto, CA 95355. Following the funeral service will be a committal service at 12:45 PM at St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, 1141 Scenic Dr., Modesto, CA 95350. Serving as pallbearers are Roberto Chavez, Juan Fernandez, Aron Encarnacion, Rodolfo Artea, Juan Manuel Fernandez and Ben Padilla. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Chavez family.

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  • Roberto Chavez (Ilse) Son
  • Enedelia Chavez (Aron Encarnacion) Daughter
  • Jessica Artea (Rodolfo) Daughter
  • Mary Cruz Fernandez (Juan) Daughter
  • Enedelia Padilla (Raul) Sister
  • Raul Chavez Husband (deceased)
  • Domingo Barajas Father (deceased)
  • Antonia Martinez Mother (deceased)
  • Maia also leave behind 10 grandchildren, Esmeralda, Emiliana,Luca, Ezra, Mateo, Nancy, Cruz, Raul, Juan Manuel and Mary Cruz.

  • Roberto Chavez
  • Juan Fernandez
  • Aron Encarnacion
  • Rodolfo Artea
  • Juan Manuel Fernandez
  • Ben Padilla

Past Services

Friday, August 05, 2022

Funeral Service

Friday, August 05, 2022

Committal Service