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Sylvia Chavez

1952 - 2021



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....

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Teresa martinez Begil

October 7, 2021 6:43 PM

My prayers to Sylvia’s family
Sylvia is my cousin
Her mother Lupe is my Nina and she’s also my father Tony Martinez sister I could remember her a little bit I was young when we use to go to porter villa to visit my grandma Maria Martinez
By reading her obit. She was a wonderful person I wish we stayed in touch
Rest In Peace Cousin Sylvia
Love your cousin
Teresa Martinez Begil

Julia Pereyra

October 7, 2021 10:28 AM

Dearest Chavez and Cordova Family:  I was so sorry to hear that beautiful Sylvia lost her battle with cancer.  I know she fought long and hard and had tremendous courage.  I know she had the will to live because of the love of her family.  I know she was very loved and adored by her large family and had a wonderful, blessed life.  I am sorry that I could not be there or send my cookies that I know she always loved.  She shared our grandmother's tamale recipe with me years ago and I make them every year in my grandmother and mother's honor.  I bring out their photos, light candles, and play Mexican music, Pedro Infante, Pepe Aguilar, Jorge Negrete, Javier Solis - I call on their spirits to help me make my tamales and it is always an emotional time for me.  I tie them like I was taught, they are not folded and I add the black olive and camote in some as they also did.  From now on, I will include a photo of beautiful Sylvia and she will be part of my tradition.  I will always remember her beautiful smile and laughter.  She was 100% kind hearted and very thoughtful.  She is now an angel who will continue to watch over her loving family.  Always, cousin Julia Pereyra (Sisneros) 

Margaret G. Chavez & Dianna C. Sargent

October 6, 2021 12:11 PM

With all our condolences and love,

Aunt Margaret Chavez & Cousin Dianna Sargent
Margaret G. Chavez & Dianna C. Sargent

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Jack and Marianne Wilkerson

October 6, 2021 11:56 AM

Sylvia was a sweet and kind friend. We will miss her smile and hope that sweet memories quickly replace the grief that you are currently feeling.

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October 6, 2021 10:35 AM
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