On Sunday, April 5, 2015, Lorraine (Soto) Mejia peacefully passed away surrounded by her family at Watsonville Community Hospital. She was 76 years old.
Lorraine was a woman of many wonderful traits. She worked in the cannery for over 38 years and lived in Watsonville her whole life. Lorraine enjoyed taking care of her garden, birds and dogs. Most importantly, she cherished and loved spending quality time with her family and friends. They truly meant the world to her.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; Arthur Soto, Maria Matulich and step-mother; Eleanor Soto.
She was survived by her husband of 18 years, Julio Mejia and her daughter; Ann (Booth) Cooke. She is also lovingly remembered by siblings; Arthur, Alice and Patricia Soto and many other family and friends.
Visitation services are held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 3:00-9:00 PM with a recitation of the rosary at 7:00 PM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, 609 Main St., Watsonville. Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Valley Catholic Church with burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery.