September 24, 1961 ~ August 6, 2020

Born in: Guatemala
Resided in: El Segundo, CA

Surrounded by loved ones, Silvia Mercedes Barrios passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the age of 58 at her home in El Segundo, CA. She was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and immigrated to the United States, a young girl at the age of 14.

Silvia came from a large family and was the first of eight children. She is preceded by father Luis Tortola, and survived by mother Blanca Tortola, her daughter Juanita Flores, son Sam Fernandez and siblings Robert Tortola, Luis Tortola, Gus Saenz, Irene Tortola, Oscar Tortola, Jessica Chavira and Raquel Lall.

Silvia had a gift of working with special needs children and did so with an abundance of joy and patience. She enjoyed traveling and living every moment of her life to the fullest. Silvia was a strong woman who gave generously of her time, love and resources to those she loved. She is dearly missed by all.

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  1. candle 7May you rest in arms of our Lord FOREVER, my beloved sister! You will always be missed! Forever in our hearts and minds!!

  2. candle 8I will forever love my dear Sil! I Will miss you so much! But I will you soon! May you rest in peace in the arms of Lord Jesus!

  3. candle 4To my Angel in heaven you will always be in my heart I will give anything to hold you and see you again may rest in peace in present of our Jesus Christ

  4. candle 7To our beloved Silvia, the memories of you will forever stay in our hearts. We were all blessed to be part of your life & now part of our heavenly Father’s paradise. I am certain that you’re enjoying the beauty of heaven & walking beside our Lord. We love you Sil.

  5. candle 7Doña Silvia gracias por la paciencia, amor que geninuamente tuvo para con el jovan Nathaniel. Que descanse en paz en brazos del nuestro Señor Jesus Cristo.

  6. candle 7My dearest sister, I love you and will miss you for the rest of my life. I’m shattered that you are no longer with us but know that you are in a better place.

  7. candle 1My dearest friend Sil, I will always remember all the great times we had together. It is a shame we will not be able to meet in person but I will always keep you close to my heart and in my thoughts. you are greatly missed. Love you Sil!

  8. candle 8Dearest Silvia and her beloved family members! Thank you for the many years you devoted to serving the special needs children at CUSD. You were a devoted friend to me and Yolanda and we are missing you more than words can ever express! I am sad to not having had the opportunity to say goodbye but am looking forward to a big hello on a Resurrection Day! I will love you forever❤️💕🥰😍

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