Mrs. Rosa Maria Parrilla

January 9, 1921April 14, 2019

Rosa Maria (Santiago Reyes) Parrilla of Victorville, California died April 14th, 2019. She was born on January 9th, 1921 to Josefa Reyes Santiago and Santos Santiago in Coamo, Puerto Rico, one of ten children and raised in Aibonito and Cayey, Puerto Rico. Rosa Maria married Quintin Parrilla on July 3rd, 1948 in Yalesville, Connecticut. They had a happy and successful 63-year marriage living in Connecticut, Florida and finally retiring to California. During their lifetime they traveled from coast to coast, to Canada, Mexico and to visit family in Puerto Rico. Their children and family will always remember Rosa Maria’s talent and creativity with a sewing machine, kitchen and gardening. There were always fresh fruit, vegetables and delicious meals served up with laughter and conversation around the kitchen table. The grandchildren will remember her playfulness, love and treats made especially for them. Quintin, the love of her life, preceded her in death on December 29th, 2011. Rosa Maria is survived by three daughters, Rosalyn Parrilla Garvey (Gunnison, Colorado), Gracie Parrilla Bernacki (Vallejo, California) and Lillian Parrilla (Bill) Jurinske (Oak Hills, California); four grandchildren, Maria (Pia) Garvey McMahon, Heath Garvey, John Bernacki and Eric Bernacki and five great-grandchildren.


25 April


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Desert View Funeral Home

11478 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, California 92392

26 April

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saint Junipero Serra

8820 Sheep Creek Rd
Phelan, CA

26 April

Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Desert View Memorial Park

11500 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, California 92392

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