Eduardo Vanegas-Arias

January 25, 1944 ~ August 30, 2019 (age 75)


Eduardo “El Pajarito” Arias Vanegas died on August 3, 2019, he was 75.  Eduardo was born in Mexico City on Jan. 25, 1944 and came to America in 1970 to start a new life with his family.  He worked as a facility maintenance worker for Pajaro Valley Greenhouse for 27 years. 

In his spare time, he enjoyed dancing Salsa and Cumbias as well as spending time with his animals.  He enjoyed keeping himself busy either working on his property or creating new projects for himself.  When someone was in need, he was always willing to lend a helping hand. 

He is survived by Florentina Vanegas, his wife of 65 years, daughter Leslie P. Vanegas, sons Eduardo P. Vanegas, and Robert P. Vanegas, 7 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.  A viewing and Rosary will be held on Aug. 14, 2019, from 5-9 pm at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel 222 E. Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA. 95076.


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