Ernestina ‘Tina’ Arbizo Contreras

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Contreras obit pic.jpg

Ernestina ‘Tina’ Arbizo Contreras

Ernestina “Tina” Arbizo Contreras, 68, of Aravaipa, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 in Tucson.

Tina was born Nov. 7, 1944 to Bruno and Artemisa Arbizo in Sonora, Mexico. She lived 68 years in Aravaipa, where she will fondly be remembered for her loves, like planting roses, making tamales and singing. Tina was known as “Mother” to many people, who would find her door always open to anyone. She would go out and be a caregiver to the elderly, or as a foster parent. She mostly loved being a mother, grandmother friend, and spending time with her family.

Ernestina is survived by her loving husband, Enrique “Nenie” Contreras of Aravaipa; her children, Cindy (Jimmy) Rodriguez of Dudleyville, David Sanchez of Tucson, Angelica Sanchez of Avra Valley, Yvette Sanchez of Sonora, Mexico and Soṅia Contrereas of Aravaipa; her brother, Joe Arbizo of Aravaipa; sisters, Mary Ramirez of Tucson, Lucy Lopez of Tucson, and Elizabeth Parra of Aravaipa; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Bruno and Artemisa Arbizo.

Services for Mrs. Contreras will begin Thursday, Jan. 17, with visitation from 6-7 p.m. and a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Mammoth. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Interment will follow at 11 a.m. at Valley View Cemetery in Mammoth.

An online guestbook can be signed at www.griffithmortuary.com.

November 7, 1944 – January 12, 2013

admin (7655 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Redhawk Announces Closing of Joint Venture With Anglo American on Copper Creek Project

    November 26th, 2014
    by

    Vancouver, British Columbia- Redhawk Resources, Inc. (“Redhawk” or the “Company”) (TSX:RDK)(FRANKFURT:QF7) is pleased to provide an update with respect to […]


    Learn About ‘Desert Holes’ Saturday With Author Pinau Merlin

    November 26th, 2014
    by

    Anyone who hikes desert trails – or putters around their Gold Canyon or Apache Junction back yard – has pondered […]


    Work on SR 77 in Catalina, north of Tucson 

    November 26th, 2014
    by

    North and southbound SR 77 are reduced to one lane nightly, Monday through Thursday, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. […]


    Hambly K-8 names Students of the Week

    November 25th, 2014
    by

    Leonor Hambly K-8 School has announced its Students of the Week for the weeks of Nov.


  • Stories Just For You

    Grover ‘G.C.’ Fairchild Jr.

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Grover (G.C.) Fairchild, Jr., of San Manuel, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. G.C. was born in Winnsboro, Louisiana, […]


    Abner Lavell Martin

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Abner Lavell Martin, 89, passed away Dec. 8, 2013 at his home in Central, Arizona, surrounded by his loving family. […]


    Lola Wright McGovern (Cardell)

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Lola Wright McGovern (Cardell) gave up this earthly life in the early morning of Jan. 1, 2014, after a brave […]


    Gary Smith

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Memorial services for Gary Smith, 54, will be held at Griffith Mortuary Chapel in Kearny on Jan. 10, 2014 at […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin