Anita Aviles.
Anita Aviles.
  • July 30, 1953 - April 12, 2017
  • Barstow, California

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Anita Aviles July 30, 1953 - April 12, 2017

Anita Aviles, born July 30, 1953, age 63, passed away to our Lord God April 12, 2017 at home in Barstow, California due to diabetes and liver cancer. She was born in Victorville, California to Narciso Valdez and Veronica Verna Gallegos. Anita's brother Levey Gallegos preceded her in death. She met her husband Angel on a blind date set up by Angel's sister Bacilia. Anita was a teacher's aide at BUSD for 18 years. Anita also taught religious education for St. Joseph's Catholic Church many years and also served as Director of Religious Education for the Parish. She loved all children. She had many friends; some of whom are her children's godparents. Anita was a fabulous cook. She loved cooking for friends and family, baking cakes for special occasions, and making decorations for her children and her friends parties. She loved music, dancing, singing, fishing, camping, sewing, knitting, painting and any other activity that involved people. She loved and enjoyed people immensely. She was always laughing and joking. Anita is survived by her husband Angel; children Alma Esquivel, Angelica Ybarra, April Meza, and Alex Aviles; son-in-law Joey Ybarra; daughter-in-law Shavon Aviles; grandchildren Gustavo Meza, Julio Esquivel, Alejandra Meza, Reyna Esquivel, Jose Ybarra, Angel Esquivel, Miranda Aviles, Porfidio Aviles, and Marcus Aviles, Shampange Gutierrez, Arivle Gutierrez, Emma Gutierrez and Kane Gutierrez; sister-in-law Bernice Gallegos and her children Irene, Betty, and Martin, his wife Ana and their children; brothers-in-law Javier, Paul and his wife Liz, Larry, Louie and his wife Ann, and Juan and his wife Linda; sisters-in-law Bacilia Ramirez and her husband Salvador and Dominga Mackey and her husband James, plus many nieces and nephews. SERVICES: Visitation is from 4 to 6 pm, May 1, 2017; Rosary from 6 to 8 pm, May 1, 2017 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church; Funeral Mass is at 10 am, May 2, 2017 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church 505 E. Mountain View Ave. Barstow, California.