On Feb. 27, 2014, the Lord called, “Come to me my good and faithful servant.” Laverne Alice Mungo, age 89 of Manteca, answered His call. She was born on Nov. 5, 1924, in San Francisco to the late Joseph and Helen Nicholas. Laverne joins her husband Angelo James Mungo in heaven.
She leaves behind her children, Louise (Suarez) of Woodbridge, Calif.; Carolyn Mungo of Manteca, Calif.; Sister Barbara Joseph Foley of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Vincent Mungo of Tampa Bay, Fla.; and is joined in heaven with Rosemary (Loum) and Philip Mungo. She was blessed with eight grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Laverne has two surviving siblings, Alice Torre of San Lorenzo, Calif., and Richard Nicholas of Chico, Calif.
Laverne was an excellent cook, baker, and pianist. She loved her family and enjoyed family gatherings. Laverne was born and raised in San Francisco and after the death of Angelo, she moved her children to Fremont, Calif., where she resided for 42 years. During this time she worked in the medical field and enjoyed volunteering at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif., for over 35 years.
She will be remembered as a loving wife, daughter and mother. During her last years of life, she was lovingly cared for by her extended family, Ritz Parentla, Wilma Baustista-Graves and Elsa Silva. Our family thanks all care givers over the past 6 years.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 3, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 N. Union Road, Manteca, followed by a Rosary at 7 p.m., at P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home. Mass will be held Tuesday, March 4 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 505 E. North Street, Manteca, Burial will take place Wednesday, March 5, at 11a.m., at Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Snead Lane, San Bruno, Calif.
For condolences to the family please visit Laverne’s online guest book at www.plfryandson.com (search obituaries).
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Laverne’s name to KNOM Radio Mission, Inc. PO Box 988 Nome, Alaska 99762-0988.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, March 1, 2014