Noemi B. Garcia passed away on August 20, 2020 at her home. She was 89. Noemi was born on May 26, 1931 to Celestino and Petrona Luchetta in Arrivenos, Argentina. Raised by her father, they moved to Buenos Aires. She met her husband in 1957; owning a little produce stand. They moved to the United States in 1962 to Watsonville; where she continue to raise her family. She became an American citizen in 1973.
Noemi worked for the textile industry, Green Giant, and a caretaker before retiring. She loved to garden, and have family gatherings. She had cared for her cats and dogs. She had personal goals to improve her English and attended the Adult School in Watsonville. She was proud of her accomplishments and was recognized as ESL Student of the Year. She was deeply religious and attended church when able.
Noemi is preceded in death by her parents and her son Daniel. She is survived by her husband Luis Garcia, siblings; Harry, Elvira, and Estella Luchetta, children; Graciela (Michael) Fairbanks, George Garcia (Jerilyn Lightfoot), 3 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
A graveside was held on August 26, 2020 at 12:30pm at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park.
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