January 8, 1930 - September 22, 2021
Josefina Matocinos Garcia, age 91, of Bristow, Virginia, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2021, at her residence. Josefina was born January 8, 1930, in Pilar Sorsogon Philippines to the late Joaquina Mendoza Matocinos and Theodore Matocinos. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jose Garcia, who passed away on July 11, 1995. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Education from Bicol College of Education and went on to become an elementary school teacher for seven years. In 2002, she came to the United States to be closer to children and grandchildren; she then was able to gain her citizenship in 2016. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother who devoted her life to loving her family and God. Her art was in the kitchen. Everything she cooked was delicious and made you feel at home. Josefina had that effect, not just with her cooking but with her presence as well, with anyone she met. Her gentle soul and heart full of love without conditions, she could soothe any troubles away. She lived a long and simple life filled with love from her children and grandchildren. They were the most important people in the world to her, and her presence will be deeply missed. Josefina is survived by her children: Roy (Nonita) Garcia of Union City, California; Leni (Romeo) Pimentel of Bristow, Virginia; Baby Rene Garcia residing in the Philippines; Gino Garcia of Macau, China; Arlene Garcia of Sacramento, California; and Joselle Garcia of Las Vegas, Nevada; Grandchildren: Michael Garcia, Ron Francis Garcia, Ian Pimentel, Andrew Pimentel, Christine Mae Pimentel, Bryan Garcia, Justin Garcia, Jean Ivan Garcia, Jasmine Angelica Garcia; Plus Three great-grandchildren, Julia, Gabriel, and Sophia and her many cousins, nephews, and nieces. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Pierce Funeral Home 9609 Center Street Manassas, Virginia 20110. Funeral church service will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, starting at 10:00 A.M. at All Saints Catholic Church 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas, Virginia 20110.
Josefina Matocinos Garcia, age 91, of Bristow, Virginia, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2021, at her residence. Josefina was born January 8, 1930, in Pilar Sorsogon Philippines to the late Joaquina Mendoza Matocinos and Theodore Matocinos.... View Obituary & Service Information
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