Francisco "Pancho" Godinez, age 75, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014. Born in Michoacan, Mexico, he passed away in the company of his family in Colton, California. He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Rosa Godinez; five children, Queta Quillin, Rocio Cardona, Jose Juan Godinez, Daniel Godinez and Carmina Godinez. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Hortencia Godinez. He is also survived by his brother Ruben Godinez and sister Lucila Godinez de Polo. He will be greatly missed by his nine grandchildren, Barbie, Victor, Susie and Ernesto Alvarado, Jessica and Jocelyn Cardona, Korina and Francis Renteria and Khai Turner. His favorite things to do were being with his wife Rosa and his family as well as playing cards and poker.
Services have been entrusted to Green Acres Memorial Park & Mortuary. Visitation will be Friday, March 7, 2014 from 5:00PM until 9:00PM at Green Acres Mortuary Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Charles Catholic Church, Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:00AM. Father Miguel Corona will be officiating. The address for St. Charles Catholic church is 11432 Spruce Ave. Bloomington, CA 92316. (Please feel free to contact the mortuary for directions if needed.) Interment will follow immediately after the mass at Green Acres Memorial Park.