On April 26, 2017 Rosalia R. Gaspar peacefully passed away surrounded by her family at her residence in Royal Oaks. She was 102.
Rosalia was born on September 14, 1914 in Pance, Ramos Tarlac Philippines.
She loved to cook, play softball on her younger years and was a member of the Filipino Community of Watsonville. Most of all Rosalia's life was devoted to her family and their happiness. She cherished spending time with her grandchildren who meant the world to her. Rosalia loved holidays and get-togethers. She would spend hours cooking and preparing.
To a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend you will be forever missed and always cherished in our hearts.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Simon Gaspar Sr., her children; Rodrigo Gaspar, Rita Limos, Quintin Gaspar, Henry Gaspar, Simon Gaspar Jr. and Romeo Gaspar all from the Philippines.
Rosalia is survived by her daughters; Isabel Espiritu and Veronica Balmores and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation services will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 5-9 PM with a recitation of the Rosary at 7 PM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel. Mass will be celebrated on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 10 AM at St. Patrick's Church with burial to follow at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park, 127 Hecker Pass Rd., Watsonville.