Caballes, Pacita Partolan

Pacita Partolan Caballes
January 13, 1924 – January 6, 2016
Resident of Mountain View
Pacita Partolan Caballes, 91, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family.
Pacita was born in Parang, Cotabato, Philippines to Simplicio Soriano and Lucia Ablao on January 13, 1924. She met Ramon Partolan in 1944 while he was serving in the U.S. Army in Mindanao, Philippines. They were married on October 29, 1945. She came to the U.S. as a war bride and lived in Palo Alto, where she and Ramon raised their six daughters. She earned a B.S. in Social Sciences from San Jose State University, and with Ramon, she owned and operated residential care homes in San Jose and Mountain View for 20+ years. She had numerous friends and was a founding member of FASCBA (Filipino Association of Senior Citizens of the Bay Area). She enjoyed reading, dancing, crossword puzzles, trips to the casino, and spending time with her family.
Pacita is preceded in death by her parents, Simplicio and Lucia; her brother, Simplicio Soriano, Jr; her three sisters, Socorro Viado, Margarita Soriano, Maxima Soriano; daughter Janet (Paul) Callahan, and husband Ramon Partolan.
Pacita is survived by husband, Aldigundo Caballes; sister Angelina Alop; brother Victor (Leonila) Soriano; daughters Elizabeth (Shawn) Fray, Angelita (Paul Barron) Partolan, Rosemarie Partolan, Evelyn (Randy) Aguon, Francine Partolan; grandchildren Matthew Tanner, Casimira Robles, Cyra Callahan, Maura Mehler, Nicolas Aguon and Taylor Aguon; great-granddaughters Alyssa In, Malaya Robles, Layla Borje; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Pacita was loved by many, and she will truly be missed.
Visitation is on Monday, January 18, 2016 5:00-9:00 pm, Vigil 7:00 pm at Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary, 96 El Camino Real West, Mtn View, CA 94040. Funeral mass is on Tuesday, January 19 at 10:30 am at St Athanasius Catholic Church, 160 N Rengstorff Ave, Mtn View, CA 94043 Burial service will follow at 12:00 pm at Alta Mesa Memorial Park, 695 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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