Ruth Serrano

March 18, 1944 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 78)


Ruth Serrano passed away peacefully on April 21, 2022.  She is survived by her husband Edward Mesa Sanchez, her siblings Teresa Rodriguez, Carmen Rodriguez, Susie Padilla, Raymond Garcia and Esther Rocha.  She leaves behind her children, Mary Ann Saunders, Virginia Hernandez, JoAnn Fabrizio and Raymond Moya Jr.

Ruth Serrano was born in 1944 in Zacatecas Mexico.  She came to the United States with her family to make a better life.  She loved fishing, baking, gardening, but her passion was to cook for everyone.  Her other love was to go play bingo at the casino.  She was a strong-willed woman growing up in hard times but didn’t hesitate telling people what was on her mind. A trait shared by her children.

Ruth was grandmother to; Sabrina Ordonez, Marisa Hernandez, Bobby Hernandez, Lonnie Todd, Desi Bowman, Nathan Moya and Hailey Moya.  She was also a great grandmother of: Christopher Moya-Hernandez, Andre Ordonez, Jordan Ordonez, Aaliyah Ordonez, Mia Hernandez, Tegan Ngo, and Madeline Bowman. And she was great-great grandmother to; Ethan Moya-Hernandez, Xena Moya-Hernandez, and Hazel Ordonez. Step children Esperanza  and Jarma Lomax, Esther  and Gabriel Guerra,  Rita Lauritson, Eddie and Sonia Sanchez,  Monica and Bryan Carter and  additional Grandkids  Sonia Becerra, Ray Amarillas, Christina Hurtado, Raul DeLaRosa, Vincent Vasquez,  Bryce Carter, Breanna Carter, Damian Muckle, William Muckle,  Juliana Sanchez, Jazmein Sanchez, Michael Sanchez, Elijah Sanchez and Matthew Sanchez. Plus many many great grandchildren.

Ruth, with God’s love and grace you shall pass into heaven.  You will be missed and always be loved by your family and friends.



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Funeral Service
May 4, 2022

10:00 AM
Franklin & Downs Funeral Home McHenry Chapel
1050 McHenry Avenue
Modesto, CA 95350

Graveside Service
May 4, 2022

1:30 PM
Ceres Cemetery
1801 E. Whitmore Ave.
Ceres, CA

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