Our beloved and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Armida Flores Vasquez, entered heaven to be with her Lord on October 7, 2012. Born on November 20, 1934 in Chubac, California, Armida is survived by her loving husband, Jess, children Derrick Vasquez of Colton, Cindy and Robert Rocheleau of Anaheim, David and Marie Vasquez of Grand Terrace, and John and Jimmy Vasquez of Colton. She also leaves 10 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, brothers: Carlos Flores of San Juan, Ignacio Flores of Fresno, Bejanmin Flores of Redlands, Rudy Flores and Robert Flores of San Bernardino, sisters: Emma Cruz of Oak Hills, Ramona Reynosa of San Bernardino, Gloria Martinez of Colton, and Angelina Gram of MarVista, and a host of nieces, nephews, and beloved friends.
Armida was a graduate of San Bernardino High School and San Bernardino Valley College. she worked for Harris Co. in San Bernardino, for Taco Tia as a Manager, and also owned Eden's Flowers in San Bernardino. She dearly loved flowers.
Her greatest joy in her life was her family, in whose hearts she will forever stay. During her last months she was cared for by the "Angels of Hospice" to whom the family extends it's loving gratitude.
Visitation of Armida will be held at Montecito Memorial Mortuary on Sunday, October 14th beginning at 4:00 P.M. with a Rosary and service following at 5:30 P.M. A celebration Mass will be held on Monday, October 15th at 10:00 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Church located at 1106 N. La Cadena Drive in Colton. Burial will follow at Montecito Memorial Park. A reception will follow at the National Orange Show Renaissance Room 690 South Arrowhead Avenue, San Bernardino.
Donations in Armida's name may be made to her favorite charity, Santa Claus, Inc., P.O. Box 2642, San Bernardino, California, 92406.