Juanita Evelyn Pacheco passed away peacefully on April 15, 2017 in Hayward, California. She was 92 years old.
Born on June 24, 1924 in Walsenburg, CO, Juanita was one of 9 children born to Espiridion and Maria Lucero. Juanita met and married the love of her life, Joseph Pacheco, and they would share 15 years of marriage prior to his death in 1957. Juanita carried on their dreams and raised their 7 children as a single mom. She was dedicated to her family and took great pride in their accomplishments. Juanita enjoyed gambling, trips to Vegas and had immense pleasure celebrating her birthday every year. Her kind and loving way will be deeply missed.
Juanita is survived by her children, Roseann Castro, Louise Baker and Gregory Pacheco; 16 grandchildren, numerous great and great great grandchildren, many loving nieces, nephews and cherished extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her children, Peggy Sood, Joseph Pacheco Jr, Timothy Pacheco and Joyce Moniz.
Family and friends are invited to gather for graveside services at 1 pm at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 26320 Mission Blvd., Hayward.