Bertha Arevalo Garcia, born August 10, 1939, went home to God on February 20, 2014, surrounded by her loving husband of 51 years Gonzalo, her daughters Lupe, Laura & Gabriela, her sister Carmen Suarez; and her grandson David. She was loved and many and will be forever missed. Bertha touched many people throughout her life. Below are some of their thoughts and experiences they shared about Bertha.
“Bertha was one of the nicest and classiest women I have ever met. She was always kind, warm and loving. I will never forget her generosity and hospitality and her giving heart”.
“Tia Bertha – classy, vibrant, fun, dancer, caring..so many of the reasons she won my heart “.
“Bertha, you have strong reason to be proud. You have created a ginormous huge ripple effect of love around the world”.
“It was always a special highlight to hear about your globetrotting travels with Gonzalo. I have seen a light shine in your eyes and in the eyes of Gonzalo for you. In all of your photos, is that light and love and grace shinning through”.
“It is hard to believe that such a vivacious, spunky, fun, kind and classy lady is leaving us”.
“I am fortunate to have experienced many fun0filled and heartfelt moments together with her. She is caring, giving, and most of all, had a zest for life”.
“Bertha was such a wonderful mother, wife and grandmother”.
“Tia Bertha, you always put a smile on my face. You have lived life to the fullest and explored so many countries together, new experiences and funny adventures”.
“Tia, you have always been an elegant and beautiful woman”.