Ricardo Valerio: Remembering a Beloved Son, Brother, and Uncle

On December 19, 2003, the world mourned the loss of Ricardo Valerio, a cherished son, brother, and uncle, who was called to his eternal home by his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. At the tender age of 39, Ricardo’s departure left a profound void that will be deeply felt by all who had the privilege of knowing him. His life served as a testament to love, kindness, and the unbreakable bonds of family.

Let’s delve into the details with the following summary table:

Date of PassingDecember 19, 2003
Age39 years old
Surviving FamilyFather Ignacio Valerio, Mother Angelina Zavala, Stepfather Jesse Briseno, Brothers Eduardo, Roberto, Gilberto Valerio
Nieces and NephewsMichael, Tony, Sarah, Monica, Cassandra, Danny, Maria, Cristian, Marcos, Genevieve, Mikecla Valerio
Extended FamilyAunts, uncles, and cousins
GrandparentsCruz and Manuela Zavala
Funeral ArrangementsVisitation, Rosary, and Funeral Service details
Community MourningRemembering Ricardo’s legacy

Celebrating Ricardo’s Life

Ricardo possessed a warm spirit that touched the hearts of everyone fortunate enough to cross his path. His genuine kindness and compassion earned him the love and respect of those he encountered on his life’s journey. While we mourn his passing, we also celebrate the profound impact he had on our lives.

A Family’s Grief

Ricardo leaves behind a grieving family, including his father, Ignacio Valerio; mother, Angelina Zavala; stepfather, Jesse Briseno; and brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Eduardo Valerio, Mr. and Mrs. Roberto Valerio, Mr. and Mrs. Gilberto Valerio. His memory continues through his nieces and nephews who adored him: Michael, Tony, Sarah, Monica, Cassandra, Danny, Maria, Cristian, Marcos, Genevieve, and Mikecla Valerio. Ricardo’s extended family of aunts, uncles, and cousins join in mourning his passing, along with his grandparents, Cruz and Manuela Zavala.

Honoring Ricardo’s Memory

To pay respects and share cherished memories, friends and family gathered for visitation at 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 20, 2003, at Castillo Mission Funeral Home. A Rosary was recited at 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 21, 2003, also at the funeral home. The Funeral Service took place at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, December 22, 2003, at St. Gabriel’s, with Interment following at San Fernando Catholic Cemetery No. 2.

A Legacy of Love

As the community mourns the loss of Ricardo Valerio, we find solace in the knowledge that his memory will be held dear in the hearts of those who loved him. May he rest in eternal peace, surrounded by the love and light he shared during his time on Earth.