January 6, 1949 ~ May 30, 2020
Born in: Philipines
Resided in: Hawthorne, CA
Elvira Santos De Vera, age 71, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Centinela Hospital and Medical Center.
She was born on January 6, 1949, in the city of Malolos, Philippines to Gregorio and Mercedes Santos, the third of six children. Elvie graduated with a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Far Eastern University in Manila.
She married Antonio J. De Vera Jr., on December 21, 1974, at Mary the Queen Church in Manila. Together they had two children.
Elvie worked as an Administrator Officer at Malolos Marine and Fisheries School and Laboratory from 1970 to 2012, displaying a knack for problem solving. She made lifelong relationships with her colleagues.
Elvie truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures, her special interests and hobbies included raising a family, caring for nieces/nephews, cooking and gardening. She was an excellent wife, mother and homemaker.
Left to honor Elvie and remember her love are her children – Ma. Lourdes and Mark Anthony; children-in-law – Dante and Geraldine; and grandchildren – Louise Antonio, Mark Gerald and Antonio III. She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Jr., her grandson Marcus Ezra, her sisters, brothers and parents.
Elvie will be remembered as a bright and shinning light by her immediate family, relatives and friends.