July 6, 1934 ~ July 29, 2021 (age 87)


Josephine (Josie) T. Mejia

It is with deep sadness that we announce Josie passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 29, 2021.  Josie was born on July 6th, 1934 in El Paso, Texas.  Josie was preceded in death by her mother, Mary and step father Tony Martinez, brother Tony Martinez Jr., uncles John and Joe Medina, nephews, Leonard Conteras, Richard Conteras, and Ruben Lavato Jr.

She is survived by her three daughters, Kathy Fowler (Gregg), Monika Bedell (John), and Terry Mejia.  She has three surviving sisters Julia Contreras, Nickie Bagwell (Ernie), Elena Lovato (Ruben), and a brother Gene Martinez, along with grandchildren Brian, Kevin and Marcus Fowler, Frank and Mary Taylor, and four great grandchildren.

Rosary will be held at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, 901 W. Main Street, Merced, CA 95340, with open visitation from 4 pm to 8 pm August 19th, 2021, and the Rosary Services starting at 6 pm.  Mass services will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 519 W. 12th Street, Merced CA 95341 starting at 10 am.  Internment will follow the mass services at Calvary Cemetery 260 W Childs Ave., Merced CA 95341.

Josie will be forever loved and never forgotten, rest in peace.

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August 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ivers (Alcorn, Merced)

Recitation of the Rosary
August 19, 2021

6:00 PM
Ivers (Alcorn, Our Lady of Lourdes, Le Grand, Ca, Calvary Cemetery, Merced)

Funeral Service
August 20, 2021

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Calvary Cemetery 260 W Childs Ave)

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