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Zanona Amador Montanez

December 23, 1920 — March 4, 2022

Zanona Amador Montañez
12/23/1920-03/04/202

Zanona “Chena” Montañez was raised in Bryn Mawr, CA by parents Getrudes Gonzalez Amador and
Lorenzo Amador. She had 4 four siblings: Joe, Emma, John and Felix. She married Salvador Montañez on
June 29, 1940 and they were married for 61 years until Salvador’s passing in 2001. Together they raised
8 children, Salvador Jr. (Rachel) Alfred, David (Janice), Larry, Tina (Daniel), Dianna, Gilbert (Sally) and Linda.
Family includes 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren.

Chena enjoyed gardening and also canning fruit. She made tamales with family every year at Christmas
time. She was famous for her fresh tortillas.

She was well liked by friends and neighbors in her community. Chena was a very active member of St.
Joseph the Worker church for many years. The same church that her husband, Salvador help build. She
was active in the Altar and Rosary society, participated in the church fiestas and for years was in charge
of maintaining the cleanliness of the church.

We were all blessed to have had her in our lives as mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, greatgrandmother, great-great grandmother, tia, comadre and friend.

Services will be as follows:
April 21, 2022
St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church
10816 Mountain View Ave Loma Linda, CA 92354

Rosary: 11:00 AM

Mass: 11:30

Burial 1:30 at Montecito Memorial Park
3520 E Washington St Colton, CA 92324

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Thursday, April 21, 2022

11:00 - 11:30 am (Pacific time)

St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church

10816 Mountain View Avenue, Loma Linda, CA 92354

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Mass

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Pacific time)

St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church

10816 Mountain View Avenue, Loma Linda, CA 92354

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Graveside

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Pacific time)

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