Maria passed away in Blaine on March 27, 2016. She was born in Mercedes, Texas on March 24, 1936, to Dominga Garcia Flores and Lucio Flores January. She married Jose A. Loya Sr. on April 11, 1952. They were married for almost 64 years and had 6 children. She is preceded in death by her husband Jose on March 16, 2016, her parents, her brothers Ernesto Flores and Eldemiro Flores, daughter Lydia who passed away as an infant in 1955, daughter Ofelia Ayala who passed away on March 20, 2013, and grandson Roger Komac who passed away on December 1, 2003. Maria is survived by her sisters; Minerva Esquivel and Tina Baker, children, Janie Wilson, Tony Jr., Mimi Gere, and Diana (Milt) Unick, grandchildren; Chris Komac, Mari(Dan) Ayala, Miranda Ayala, Tim Ayala, Milagro Ayala, Brianne (CJ) Handforth, Matt (Nicole) Loya, Jacob (Carlee) Loya, Sara (Stephen) Martin, Clayton Cummings, Alanna Cummings, great-grandchildren; Taylor Ayala, Xindi LaPlante, Shelbie Komac, Mya Komac, Noah Komac, Shane Komac, Natalie Loya, Lily Handforth, Tucker Handforth, Ryley Loya, Zack Loya, Peyton Loya, Cava Loya, Hyde Loya, Bailey Martin and Aidan Munro-Cummings. Maria is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Our Mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was a source of inspiration with her quiet unassuming personality. She quietly sacrificed her life for those she unselfishly loved, and she will be missed forever. Maria was affectionately called Bamu by her grandchildren and family. We ask that you join us for a celebration of Maria’s life at Moles Farewell Tributes – Greenacres, 5700 Northwest Drive, Ferndale on Thursday March 31, 2016 at 1:30pm. We will forever be grateful for the dignity and respect and care that was given to her in her last years of life by Stafholt Nursing Home caregivers and staff.
- Date & Time: Mar 31, 2016 (No Time)
- Venue: Moles Farewell Tributes - Greenacres
- Location: 5700 Northwest Dr Ferndale, WA 98248 - (Get Directions)