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AURORA JUAREZ SAPIEN

December 4, 1933 ~ May 14, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

Aurora Juarez Sapien was born in Mexico on December 4, 1933, to the parents Francisco Juarez and Maria Carrillo.  She has been a resident of Merced County for 56 years and passed away peacefully on May 14, 2022 at the age of 88.  She was married for 39 years to (husband) Henry G. Sapien, and remained widowed for 26 years after his passing.  Aurora was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She was also very involved in her Parish as a Guadalupana and Eucharistic for many years at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Planada California. 

She is survived by 5 children, Henry Sapien Jr., Daniel Sapien, Elizabeth Butler, Lupe Newman, and Mary Sapien.  Grandchildren Ashely N. Jones, Lawrence R. Cervantes, Rocco H. Mustaca, Jr. Gomez, Jazmyne B. Newman, Sierra A. Newman, Kenneth D. Gomer IV., Noah R. Olague, Emily Olague, Daniel Sapien Jr., and Britany N. Sapien Avila.  Great-Grandchildren Sofia A. Santana, Isla E. Jones, Christine A. Mustaca,

Aurora was preceded in death by brothers, Salome Marmolejo Carrillo, Rogelio Dimas C. Juarez Marmolejo, Francisco Juarez Carrillo, and sisters Candida Juarez Carrillo, Maurilia Juarez Carrillo.

Rosary will be on June 1, 2022 at 6 pm at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, 901 W. Main Street, Merced, Ca/ 95340

Mass will be held on June 2, 2022 at11:00 am with the Reverend Joseph Govindu officiating at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 9317 Amistad St., Planada, Ca 95365.  Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Merced, CA.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Merced Ivers and Alcorn
901 W. Main St
MERCED, CA 95340

Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

6:00 PM
Merced Ivers and Alcorn
901 W. Main St
MERCED, CA 95340

Funeral Mass
Thursday
June 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
9317 East Amistad
Planada, CA 95365

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
June 2, 2022

12:00 PM
Calvary Cemetery
260 West Childs Ave.
Merced, CA 95340

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