Gabriela M. Gutierrez passed away on June 24, 2020. She was 90. Gabriela was born in Houston, Texas on March 24, 1930 to Eduardo and Isabel Gutierrez. She moved to Watsonville with her family in 1959. Gabriela was a resident of Watsonville for 61 years. She loved to sing and dance, gardening and growing her roses and geraniums, and loved to spend time with her nieces and nephews; whom she treated and raised as her own children. She loved her miniature Doberman “Whiskey”, who was always by her side.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Manuel and Luis Gutierrez, sisters; Elizabeth Gutierrez, Amalia Hernandez, and Anita Tapia. She is survived by her sisters; Esther and Adela Gutierrez, her nieces; Stephanie Aoun, Caridad Kaercher, Iliana Gutierrez-Martinez, Nancy, and Maria Gutierrez, and her nephews; Peter Perez and Manny Gutierrez.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday July 1, 2020 from 5-9 pm, with a Rosary at 7pm, at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel. Mass will be held Thursday July 2, 2020 at 10 am at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery. Mehl’s Colonial Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements.
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