Fernando L. Vigil
Fernando L. Vigil
  • June 22, 1947 - November 24, 2017
  • Alta Loma, California

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Fernando Luis Vigil, 70, of Rancho Cucamonga, California, died November the 24th, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family after a long battle against cancer.
Fernando Luis Vigil Ferreira was born in Cajamarca, Peru on June 22, 1947. He was the 3rd of 6 siblings. He grew up in Lima, Peru and graduated from the "Universidad de Lima" in 1971. He married Alicia Cortes Huerto on April 30, 1969 in Lima, Peru. He was a successful businessman and entrepreneur. His search for success took him to Venezuela where he and his family lived for fourteen years. In 1988, he sought better opportunities in the United States, and moved to California where he founded "Latino Service" and helped hundreds, if not thousands of immigrants like himself to achieve the American Dream. Fernando was a hardworking man. He worked since he was 16 years old and up until he was forced to retire due to his illness.
Fernando Luis Vigil had a positive view of life. He always focused on solutions and not on problems and always saw the good in everything and everyone . He loved dancing and Peruvian food. He made many friends and was loved by all. His dying wish was for his family to always be together and to remember that love is the most important part of life.
Fernando Luis Vigil is survived by his wife of 48 years, Alicia Vigil, his three children: Monique Vigil, Fernando Jose Vigil, and Mariana Vigil, and his four granddaughters Gia, Elizabeth, Anabella and Brianna.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose Ignacio Vigil and Luisa Esperanza Ferreira de Vigil, and his sister Luisa Vigil Ferreira.
He will always be remembered as a fighter, positive and cheerful person. He will certainly be very missed by his family and friends.

Arrangements under the direction of Stone Funeral Home FD272, Upland, CA.