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Josephine Artiaga Lugo

December 6, 1940 ~ June 8, 2018 (age 77)

Josephine “Josie” Lugo passed away on June 8, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Merced, California with her family close by. She was born December 6, 1940 in Fresno, California to her parents Santos and Theresa Artiaga. She resided in Fresno until she married her husband, Conrad Lugo on August 20, 1966 with all her family present. She devoted her time raising her children and worked a full-time job as a cannery worker. Her interests include gardening, playing bingo, watching tennis and was a 49ers fan. Her most favorite destinations would be going to the nearby casinos, playing the slot machines, with her husband and family. She enriched us her determination to always clean and be ready to go on adventure, even if it was just going to the store .

She devoted her time and energy to helping her family. Her charm and sassiness was always a surprise to you at any given moment.

Josie Lugo is survived by her sisters Mary Lou Alvarez, Nellie Orona and her brother Frank Artiaga, her two sons Conrad and Michael Lugo, her two daughters Tina Carrasco and Theresa Bordeaux . she had 9 grand children Alyssa, Amanda, Olivia, Mikey, Stephen, Alexis, Larry Jr, Angelyna and Katelynn and 2 great grandchildren Lorenzo and Joaquin.

Please join us to celebrate her life.

Recitation of the Rosary for Josephine Artiaga Lugo. Thursday June 14, 2018 at 9:30 AM. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 671 E. Yosemite Avenue, Merced, CA 95340 and Funeral Services at 10:00 am at same destination with burial to follow at Merced District Cemetery in Merced.

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