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ANCHETA, Paula Elegado Born Jan. 26, 1921, in San Manuel Pangasinan, Philippines. Passed away Oct. 25, 2011, in Quartz Hill, Calif. She grew up in San Manuel Pangasinan, Philippines and and obtained her education in Nueva Ecija and Lingayen, Pangasinan. Paula has lived in the Antelope Valley for 31 years. She was very proud that all her children graduated from college. She married Crescencio Apilado Ancheta on Jan. 23, 1943, in San Manuel Pangasinan, Philippines and she celebrated her 90th birthday and 68th wedding anniversary on January 29, 2011. She was blessed with 8 children, 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She enjoyed singing with her children. Paula is survived by her husband Crescencio, sons Wilfredo (Evelyn) of San Francisco, Calif., Nory (Elvie) of Quartz Hill, Calif., Crescencio Jr., (Ma Paz) of Lancaster, Calif., daughters Lilian (Larry) of Palmdale, Calif., Milagros (Wilfredo) of Lancaster, Calif., Zenaida (Melchor) of Quartz Hill, Calif., Remedios (Dominador) of Lancaster, Calif., Gertrudis (Alex) of Lancaster, Calif., grandchildren Ma Lalyne, Lawrence, Lorrie, Sharon, Edward F., Reynoll, Anthony, Tiffany, Melvin, Michael, Julie Ann, Remy Rose, Michelle, Annalyn, Sandra, Nathaniel, Nowell, Christopher, John, Crescencio III, great-grandchildren Krista, Ralph Jacob, Rianna, Isabella, Branden, Erin, Justin, R.J., Tristan, Angelica, Michael James, Miguel Angel, Ian Michael, Dominique, Desiree, Joseph Daniel, Joanna Alexis, Jayden, Francheska and Christian. Viewing will be held from 1 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, and from 3 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Joshua Memorial Park & Mortuary, Lancaster. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lancaster.

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