Anna Maria Perales, age 70, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Madera, California. Anna was born in Edinburg, Texas to Mauro and Leonela Loredo Molina on August 13, 1948. Anna was a member of St. Joachim Catholic Church in Madera.
Anna loved to read and was passionate about learning and education. Some of her favorite pastimes include watching her “Novelas”, the swap meet, pets and animals, Oldies and country music and cooking. She was a wonderful cook. She was also very patriotic and would fly the American Flag on special days. She loved her Dallas Cowboys and watched all of the games with her brothers and sisters. She loved watching her team play. Most of all Anna loved her family and spending time with the grandchildren she treasured. Especially going to Disneyland and attending all of her grandchildren's events.
Anna is preceded in death by both her parents Mauro and Leonela Molina, two sisters, Alma Amy Cota, Delia Martinez, nephew Cres Mattew Orecuelas, brother-in-law Cres Orecuelas and cousin Gilbert Alaniz.
Anna is survived by her daughters Zoraida and her husband Hal Thompson of Madera, Stephanie and her husband Michael Solorio of Madera, two brothers Mauro Molina, Jr. and Alex Molina, five sisters, Nora Orecuelas, Diana Patterson, Estella Molina, Alicia Chavez, Leticia Molina, seven grandchildren Haley, Bella, Blake and Scarlet Thompson, Michael, Joseph and Marissa Solorio.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Jay Chapel in Madera. Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm at Jay Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 11:00 am at St. Joachim Catholic Church in Madera.
Internment immediately following at Calvary Cemetery in Madera.
Remembrances may be made to: Alzheimer's Foundation of Central California, P.O. Box 3438, Pinedale, CA 93650.
Donations may be made to:
P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011