On December 10, 2014, a long-time resident of Watsonville, Glafira Fernandez Barragan peacefully passed away at her home.
Glafira Fernandez Barragan daughter of Guadalupe Valencia and Primitivo Fernandez was born on August 31, 1939. She was a native of Mexico and became a resident of Watsonville for 49 years.
She was most proud of becoming financially independent and single-handedly raising her five children. Glafira was an accomplished fashion designer/seamstress and Accounting Clerk. She most loved spending her free time in her beautiful garden and taking long walks with her friends. Glafira is known by her friends and neighbors as a person who made this world a little sweeter.
Glafira is survived by five children; Maria Estela Barragan, Isabel Barragan, Alfonso Barragan, Luz Noemi Lashmet, and Elizabeth Barragan Buelna. One sister, Benedicta Fernandez and two brothers, Fidel Valencia, Sergio Fernandez and several Grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Visitation services will be held on Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 PM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, 609 Main Street, Watsonville. Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Saint Patrick's.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to be made to Smile Train.