Maria Monjes
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A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated this week for Maria Monjes, 92, a longtime Tracy resident, who died Jan. 15 at New Hope Care Center.

Mrs. Monjes was born March 10, 1921, in Glendale, Ariz., and worked 35 years as an agricultural laborer. A parishioner of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, she had lived in Tracy 64 years.

Survivors include four daughters, Gloria L. Martinez, and her husband, Juan, Carmen Lizarraga and Rosie Sanchez, all of Tracy, and Lydia Romero of Turlock; five sons, Steven Romero, and his wife, Dolores, of Sonora, Joe Romero of Tracy, Ynocencio S. Monjes Jr. of Ashland, Ore., Felix Monjes, and his wife, Tessie, of Tracy and Ruben Monjes of Manteca; 26 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 40 years, Ynocencio Monjes, who died in 1990; two sons, Samuel Monjes and Julian Romero; and a brother, Gilbert Rosales.

Arrangements were handled by Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Burial was in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road.

Contributions in Mrs. Monjes’ name may be sent to Hospice of San Joaquin, 3888 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95204.

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