It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Josephine Avilez Vargas. She was 59 years old.
Her journey began on April 30th, 1961 in San Bernardino, CA to the late Guadalupe M. Avilez and the late Natividad Pedroza. She was called home on September 3rd, 2020.
Josephine was a wonderful mother and passionate about her grandchildren. She always provided support and love for her family. She was happiest when her large family surrounded her. Her life was a blessing, her memory a treasure. She is loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.
She is survived by her daughters Josephine Gaytan (Jamal) daughter of Jesus Mendoza, Jessica Contreras (Domingo), Debbie Maldonado (Mark), Sylvia Osorio, as well as her son Vicente Osorio (Linda). Her longtime companion, Carlos Gonzales. Also left to mourn are 14 grandsons, 6 granddaughters, 3 sisters, 3 brothers and many nieces and nephews, all whom loved her dearly. She was preceded in death by two children, her daughter Maria Carmen Perez (Javier) and her son David Osorio and one sister.
Family and Friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, September 15th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Ingold Funeral & Cremation, 8277 Juniper Ave., Fontana, CA 92335.
Burial is scheduled to begin promptly at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 16th at Mt. View Cemetery, 570 East Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92404.
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