Delano Obituaries

Delano Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Jun 7 | via The Fresno Bee 

    Helen Chavez, wife of labor leader Cesar Chavez, dies

    Helen and Cesar Chavez with six of their eight children in 1969 at the United Farm Workers' "Forty Acres" property outside Delano. Standing from left are Anna, Eloise and Sylvia.

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  • Tuesday Jun 7 | via The Salinas Californian 

    Helen Fabela Chavez, wife of Cesar Chavez, dead at 88

    Helen Fabela Chavez, wife of Cesar Chavez, dead at 88 Funeral arrangements expected today for Helen Fabela Chavez, wife of Cesar Chavez Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1t6THNF A sailor presented the American flag to Helen Fabela Chavez during an April 2015 graveside ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of the passing of her husband, farm worker union organizer Cesar Chavez. Funeral arrangements are expected to be announced today for Helen Fabela Chavez, the famed Delano labor activist and wife of the late United Farm Workers union co-founder, Cesar Chavez.

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  • Monday Jun 6 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Helen Chavez dies at 88; widow of civil rights leade...

    In this file photo, Cesar Chavez and his wife Helen are seen at the graveside service for slain farm worker Rufino Contraras. Helen Chavez died Monday at age 88. In this file photo, Cesar Chavez and his wife Helen are seen at the graveside service for slain farm worker Rufino Contraras.

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  • Monday Jun 6 | via KRON 4 

    Helen Chavez, widow of Cesar Chavez, dies at 88

    The widow of farmworker leader Cesar Chavez, Helen Fabela Chavez, has died at 88 years old, the family announced Monday . The family said Helen helped her husband give birth to the first U.S. farm workers union.

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  • Sunday May 29 | via Inside Bay Area 

    Boyle, activist priest, dies at 94

    To his legions of Bay Area friends, Catholic clergy, parishioners and followers of many other faiths, the Rev. Monsignor Eugene James Boyle will be remembered for his singular, lifelong fight for social justice -- not just locally, but throughout California.

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