Julia Tamez Abbate
July 30, 1931 – Jan. 8, 2016
Resident of Oakland, CA
Julia Tamez Abbate passed away peacefully on January 8, 2016 surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Sherts, Texas to Simona and Ricardo Tamez.
Julia enjoyed a 33 year career with Owens-Illinois Glass Co. She was an avid gardener, champion pool player, and local business owner. Julia was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.
Julia was preceded in death by her parents, Simona & Ricardo Tamez, her siblings Esther Padilla, Raul Tamez, & Ramiro Tamez, her children Ruby & Robert Abbate, and her great-grandchild Judy Abbate Mendez.
She is survived by her husband Gasper S. Abbate Sr., Son Gasper Abbate Jr., daughters Yolanda Rubio, Elizabeth Cushing, and son-in-law George; sisters Lydia Tamez Silva, Olivia Tamez Naranjo, and Eulalia Tamez Dominguez.
Julia (Grandma) also leaves her adored eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Family and Friends are invited to a celebration of life for Julia Tamez Abbate at the Chapel of St Mary Cemetery on Friday Jan. 29, at 11:00 am, 4529 Howe St in Oakland. Reception to follow at the Fraternal Order of Eagles hall, 21406 Foothill Blvd, Hayward.
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