Wanda Jean Medeiros went to be with our Lord on Monday, February 24, 2020. She was born on June 21, 1932 in Polk County, Arkansas.
Her family moved to Coachella, California when she was a child and eventually settled in Gustine. She attended Cottonwood School and Gustine Elementary and graduated from Gustine High School. She married Tony Medeiros in December of 1950.
She committed her life to raising her children, teaching catechism at Volta School and was a room mother at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School in Los Banos. Once her children were grown, she became an avid tennis player and focused her love and attention on her grandchildren.
Mrs. Medeiros is survived by her husband Tony; four children, David (Carol) Medeiros, Danny (Lynn) Medeiros, Steven Medeiros, Mary Catherine (Tom) Parreira, 12 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, a niece and nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters and son Tony.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, followed by a Rosary at 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 4th at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles in Gustine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 5th at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles in Gustine. Interment to follow at Hills Ferry Cemetery, Newman.
Family prefers remembrances be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959; or: Our Lady of Miracles Catholic School, 370 Linden Avenue, Gustine, CA 95322; or: Our Lady of Fatima School, 1625 Center Avenue, Los Banos, CA 93635.
Services conducted by Hillview Funeral Chapel, Gustine.