Maria Engracia Gutierrez, 92, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Friday, January 18, 2019. She was born Friday, December 17, 1926 in Jalisco, Mexico to the late Adolfo Real & Refugio Lopez.
Mrs. Gutierrez has resided in central valley for nearly 50 years; calling Tracy her forever home. A devoted wife & mother, she loved her family beyond words. She enjoyed cooking for them and in her free time gardening and working on puzzles.
In Heaven, she joins her parents and husband, Jesus Gutierrez Peña
She leaves behind her 10 sons; Jose Luis (Rosa Isela), Raul (Gabriela), Jesus Jr. (Celia), Jose Reyes, Armando (Josie), and Alfredo (Alicia) all of Tracy, Enrique (Judy) of Antioch, Carlos (Lupita) of San Diego, Francisco (Marisela) of San Ramon, Jorge (Rose Maria) of Manteca; 3 daughter; Teresa Guerrero (Juan Manuel) of Los Angeles, Rebeca Jones (Gilbert) of Tracy, Engracia Bañales (Eduardo) of Stockton. She was blessed by 41 grandchildren; 46 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She also leaves behind a brother Salvador Real and 3 sisters; Elva Camacho, Carmela Real and Refugio Ramirez all of Mexico.
Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 South Central Avenue, is honored to serve the family. A Vigil will be held at the funeral home on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm with visiting hours from 3:00 to 8:30 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 am on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, 163 West Eaton Avenue, Tracy. She will be laid to rest immediately following at Tracy Public Cemetery, 501 East Schulte Road, Tracy.