On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Maria Elena Renfro, passed away at the age of 70.
Maria Elena was preceded in death by her father, Pedro, and her mother, Celia. She is survived by her sister, Cristina, her three children, Monica, Ernie, and Nancy and their spouses, Dale, Stacey, and Cliff, along with her six grandchildren, Dale, Jacob, Abigail, Mason, Alaina, and Dylan.
Maria Elena was born February 27, 1949 in Havana, Cuba, to Pedro and Celia Herrera. She was the eldest of her parents’ two children. She emigrated to the United States as a young teen. First settling temporarily in Miami, then moving to California where she went to high school, married, and had her children. She lived most of her life in California. On July 9, 1987, she was very proud to have become a United States citizen.
Of all her life’s work, she considered her children her greatest accomplishment and was very proud of them.
Memorial Service to be held Friday, June 14, 2019 at 2:00pm, followed by a reception at the home of Ernie and Stacey.