Teresa - GarciaOctober 9, 1928 ~ October 25, 2017 (age 89)
Teresa Garcia was born in Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico on October 9, 1928. She was the second child of ten children born to Andres Pico and Anita Villavicencio. She was the beloved wife of the late Pedro Garcia. Formally from the Upland/San Bernardino area, Teresa relocated to Hemet California in 1994. She was a dedicated worker and enjoyed cooking. Foundation was most important to Teresa. She instilled the importance of the Catholic faith to her family. She was instrumental in the rearing of her grandchildren.
On October 25, 2017 surrounded by her loving family, Teresa peacefully passed away. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Pedro Garcia; parents, Andres Pico and Anita Villavicencio and siblings, Ramon Pico, Rodolfo Pico, Arnulfo Pico and Maria Pico.
She is survived by her children, Maria Scalfani, Yolanda Martinez, Sylvia Del La Torre, Mary Lou Garcia, Francisco Garcia, Eva Beal and Ermelinda Garcia; siblings Eustacia Martinez, Rita Pico, Maria Ignacia, Jose El Fego Pico, Rodolfo Pico and Eustacio Pico; devoted niece, Rita Marines; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren as well as numerous other family members and friends.
Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free
I'm following the path God has laid you see.
I took His hand when I heard him call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work, to play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way
I found that peace at the close of day.
If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss
Oh yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life's been full, I savored much
Good friends, good times, a loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief
don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts and peace to thee
God wanted me now; He set me free.