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Sylvia Chavez

August 19, 1952 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

Sylvia G. Chavez went to meet the Lord at the age of 69 on September 10, 2021 after a long fought battle with breast cancer. She was born on August 19, 1952 in Mendota, California, the daughter of Rafael and Guadalupe (Martinez) Cordova.

Sylvia graduated from Porterville High School.  Class of 1970. She also attended Porterville College. Sylvia enjoyed taking several pictures at important events and she also enjoyed producing videos for events such as weddings and vacations. Her most enjoyable times were spent with her loving family at home, at the beach, or while traveling, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She and Frank raised a very close and loving Christian family. She dedicated many years to her daughter Alisa’s dance lessons, and her son, Mario’s Mariachi involvement. Sylvia retired after several years as an office Supervisor in the Dietetics department at the Porterville Development Center.

In August 1978, she married Frank M. Chavez and they made Porterville their home. They recently celebrated 43 years of marriage.  Sylvia was a devout Catholic and attended Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents Rafael and Guadalupe Cordova. She is survived by her husband, Frank; Her daughter, Alisa; Her son, Mario; Son-in-law, Adam. 7 grandchildren, Isaias and his fiancé Jessica, Adrien, Amiya, Noah, Maleaya and Ava. 2 great-grandchildren: Jace and Josiah. Her brother Robert Cordova and sister-in-law Alice, and her nieces and nephews Robert and wife Shari, Melissa and husband Rene, and Vita Hernandez.

Sylvia was a very selfless, beautiful person inside and out. She was very loving, patient, and very committed to her family.  Her grandchildren loved spending the night at “Nana’s” house.

Closed casket visitation will be held at 2:00pm, with a Rosary session starting at 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at the Porterville Funeral and Cremation Center, 765 W. Henderson Ave. Porterville, CA 93257. Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 11:00am, with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

To sign Sylvia Chavez’s online Register book or leave a message of condolence go to www.portervillefuneral.com. For additional information, contact Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center at (559) 784-6485.

 

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Services

24 Hour Viewing
Wednesday
October 6, 2021

2:00 PM
Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center
765 W. Henderson Avenue
Porterville, CA 93257

Recitation of the Holy Rosary
Wednesday
October 6, 2021

6:00 PM
Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center
765 W. Henderson Avenue
Porterville, CA 93257

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
October 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church
1765 N Newcomb St
porterville, CA 93257

Interment
Thursday
October 7, 2021

12:00 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Park, Porterville Church

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