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Blanca Sarmiento

September 10, 1927 - June 29, 2014
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Jesus Aurelia (Blanca) Ponce de Sarmiento, 86, died Sunday, June 29, 2014. Jesus Aurelia was known to all her relatives and friends by "Blanca" baptism name. She was born to Jesus Aurelio Ponce and Hortensia Zavala, September 10, 1927, in Ecuador. Blanca married to Modesto Sarmiento in 1952 and divorced him later in 1967. Blanca was a dressmaker/teacher in Ecuador and immigrated to the United States in 1965 as a professional seamstress seeking for a better life and education for her children. She later retired from her profession in 1993 and lived a good and long life surrounded by her loving children, grand-children, and...
Jesus Aurelia (Blanca) Ponce de Sarmiento, 86, died Sunday, June 29, 2014.

Jesus Aurelia was known to all her relatives and friends by "Blanca" baptism name. She was born to Jesus Aurelio Ponce and Hortensia Zavala, September 10, 1927, in Ecuador. Blanca married to Modesto Sarmiento in 1952 and divorced him later in 1967.

Blanca was a dressmaker/teacher in Ecuador and immigrated to the United States in 1965 as a professional seamstress seeking for a better life and education for her children. She later retired from her profession in 1993 and lived a good and long life surrounded by her loving children, grand-children, and great-grand-children.

Blanca is survived by 6 children: Wilson Sarmiento, Alice Garcia, Marie Sahtila, Louis Sarmiento, Cecilia Sarmiento, and Betty Gonzalez.

Viewing was held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Quinn-Fogarty Funeral Home in Flushing, N.Y. and she was buried in Mt. St. Mary' Cemetery in Flushing, N.Y. on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

"Mom, it has been a whole month since you departed from my life, but it's weird because I can still feel your presence around me but I don't see you. I have..."

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