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Joaquin Tapia Morales

December 9, 1941 April 7, 2019
Joaquin Tapia Morales
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Joaquin Tapia Morales was born in Santiago Maravatio, Guanajuato, Mexico on December 9, 1941 to Maria Morales and Eutiquio Tapia. Joaquin was married to Maria Sirenia Hurtado and together they raised five beautiful children in California. He was a very hard working man who found work as a farm laborer harvesting grapes, peaches and any other crops in the Kern County area. Joaquin enjoyed going to the Casino and playing his odds on his favorite lottery scratchers. He was a fixture on the couch watching the Dodgers Baseball game with his grandchildren and sons. Joaquin would especially enjoy the days when he would go to the local flea market and interact with everyone else selling their goods.

He was a loving husband, wonderful father and adoring grandfather whose eternal love will not be lost. Joaquin passed away peacefully with is family by his side on April 7, 2019 in Bakersfield, California.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years M Sirenia H Tapia; children Jorge Tapia, Leticia Pantoja (her husband Miguel), Alejandro Tapia (his wife Marta Laura), Gabriela Garcia (her husband Jorge) and Henio Tapia (his wife Esmeralda); grandchildren Beverly Tapia Elizabeth Tapia, Daniela Tapia, Katia Tapia, Sofia Tapia, Sirenia Pantoja, Cynthia Pantoja, Leticia Pantoja, Alex Tapia, Sylvia Tapia, Juan Tapia, Gamaliel Tapia, Ivan Tapia, Alexis Tapia, Adam Garcia, Gabby Garcia, Galilea Garcia, Reymundo Tapia, Henio Tapia, Joaquin Tapia, Esmeralda Tapia, Kaytlyn Tapia and Diego Tapia ; 21 great grandchildren; 19 brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 4-8pm at Peters Funeral Home, Arvin Chapel. Holy Rosary will be recited Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6pm at Peters Funeral Home, Arvin. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, April 12 at 12pm at St. Thomas Catholic Church officiated by Padre Juan Maldonado followed by a Graveside at Arvin Cemetery.


Please send condolences to the family and sign the family’s guestbook at www.PetersFuneralHomes.com.

Joaquín Tapia Morales nació en Santiago Maravatio, Guanajuato, México el 9 de diciembre del 1941 a María Morales y Eutiquio Tapia. Joaquín se casó con Maria Sirenia Hurtado y juntos criaron a sus cinco hijos en California. Era un hombre muy trabajador que encontró trabajo como agricultor cosechando uvas, durazno y otros cultivos en el área del Condado de Kern. Joaquín disfrutó ir al Casino y jugar sus probabilidades en las entradas favoritas de la lotería. Él era un accesorio en el sofá viendo el juego de béisbol de los Dodgers con sus nietos e hijos. Joaquín disfrutava especialmente de los días en que iría al remate local y se interactuaría con todos los demás vendiendo sus productos.

Él era un esposo amoroso, padre maravilloso y abuelo adorado que su eterno amor no se perderá. Joaquín falleció pacíficamente con su familia a su lado el 7 de abril de 2019 en Bakersfield, California.


Es sobrevivido por su esposa de 55 años de matrimonio M Sirenia H Tapia; hijos Jorge Tapia, Leticia Pantoja (su marido Miguel), Alejandro Tapia (su esposa Marta Laura), Gabriela García (su esposo Jorge) y Henio Tapia (su esposa Esmeralda); nietos Beverly Tapia Elizabeth Tapia, Daniela Tapia, Katia Tapia, Sofia Tapia, Sirenia Pantoja, Cynthia Pantoja, Leticia Pantoja, Alex Tapia, Sylvia Tapia, Juan Tapia, Gamaliel Tapia, Ivan Tapia, Alexis Tapia, Adam García, Gabby García, Galilea García , Reymundo Tapia, Henio Tapia, Joaquín Tapia, Esmeralda Tapia, Kaytlyn Tapia y Diego Tapia; 21 bisnietos; 19 hermanos y hermanas.

El Velorio será el Jueves, 11 de abril, 2019 de 4-8pm en la capilla de Peters Funeral Home, Arvin. El Santo Rosario será recitado el Jueves, 11 de abril, 2019 a las 6pm en Peters Funeral Home, Arvin. La misa de cristiana sepultura será oficiada por el padre Juan Maldonado Viernes, 12 de abril, 2019 a las 12pm en la Iglesia Católica de Santo Tomás.

Por favor, envíe sus condolencias a la familia y firme el libro de visitas de la familia en www.PetersFuneralHomes.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

11

Apr

4:00 PM 4/11/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Peters Funeral Home - Arvin

600 Tucker St.
Arvin, CA 93203

Peters Funeral Home - Arvin
600 Tucker St. Arvin 93203 CA
United States

rosary

Thursday

11

Apr

7:00 PM 4/11/2019 7:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 4/11/2019 7:30:00 PM
Peters Funeral Home - Arvin

600 Tucker St.
Arvin, CA 93203

Peters Funeral Home - Arvin
600 Tucker St. Arvin 93203 CA
United States

mass

Friday

12

Apr

12:00 PM 4/12/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

350 E Bear Mountain Blvd
Arvin, CA 93203

St. Thomas Catholic Church
350 E Bear Mountain Blvd Arvin 93203 CA
United States

graveside service:

Friday

12

Apr

1:00 PM 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
South Kern Cemetery Dist.

15543 S. Vineland Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93307

South Kern Cemetery Dist.
15543 S. Vineland Rd. Bakersfield 93307 CA
United States
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