MARY V. HERRERA Age 77, passed away on May 21, 2013 at home in Corona, CA where she had been a resident for 77 years. She was born on February 12, 1936 in Corona, CA. She had worked at the Corona Packing House, Hunts Cannery, Boy's Republic (seasonal), Corona Norco School District as noon time aide, and homemaker. She was a member of the Presence of the Lord Christian Church. Mary always saw the good in others. She helped many people when others wouldn't. She welcomed many into her home without judgments. Her dogs made her happy and she loved to be around them. Mary was preceded in death by her husband Andres Herrera; parents Miguel and Ramona Ramirez, who were born in Mexico but lived and raised their children in Corona, CA; son Edward Herrera; sisters Helen Garcia and Delores Alvarez; and brothers Alex Ramirez, Louie Ramirez and Raul Ramirez. She is survived by her daughters Anna Garcia of Palmdale, CA, Francine Herrera of Corona, CA and Yvonne Varela of Eastvale, CA; son Andrew Herrera of Fillmore, CA; sisters Elisa Maley of Hesperia, CA, Ramona Gray of Big Bear, CA, Ginny Jones of Torrance, CA, Silvia Plesner of Riverside, CA and Barbara Guest of Chino, CA; 8 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Vigil will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6-8pm at Covenant Life Church, 211 E. Sixth St., Corona, CA. Graveside service will be on Friday, May 31, at 10am at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park, 11500 Arlington Ave., Riverside, CA. Please visit www.piercebroscrestlawn.com
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