Floral 11

Leonila Tapia Reyes

September 30, 1948 ~ June 20, 2022 (age 73)

Obituary

Leonila Tapia Reyes passed away on June 14, 2022. She was 73. Leonila was born on September 30, 1948 in Michoacán, Mexico to Jesus Tapia Tellez and Maria Trinidad Juarez Tapia. She relocated in the 1980’s to Pajaro, where she and her husband Juvenal Reyes (50 yrs.) purchased their first home. In 1994, they moved to Portola Heights in Watsonville. Leonila worked in agriculture for Reiter Berry Farms, until 1999. During the pandemic, she worked for Del Mar Frozen Foods Cannery. Leonila liked to knit, crochet, and connect with her friends. She would cook and clean, to help people. People remember her as a friend who was always willing to listen and give advice. Leonila was active, dependable, a hard worker, and was known as a “warrior”.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 5 siblings, and is survived by 5 siblings, her children; Marina Zarate, Martin and Jorge Reyes, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grand child.

A visitation will be held on Monday June 20th, 2022 from 5-9 pm, with a Rosary at 7 pm. Mass to be held at St. Patrick’s on Tuesday June 21st, 2022 at 10 am. Burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leonila Tapia Reyes, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Leonila

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Mehl's Colonial Chapel

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


Services

Visitation
Monday
June 20, 2022

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Mehl's Colonial Chapel
222 East Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076

Recitation of the Rosary
Monday
June 20, 2022

7:00 PM
Mehl's Colonial Chapel
222 East Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
June 21, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Parish
721 Main St
Watsonville, CA 95076

Committal
Tuesday
June 21, 2022

11:15 AM
Valley Public Cemetery
2445 East Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076

© 2022 Mehl's Colonial Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility