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Francisco Javier Flores

September 18, 1970 ~ September 3, 2022 (age 51) 51 Years Old

Francisco Flores Obituary

Francisco Flores joined his Heavenly Father on September 3, 2022.

 

He was born in Mexico City, Mexico to Ignacio Flores and Guadalupe Flores. He moved to Stockton California as a child where he grew up and eventually raised his own children. He attended A.A. Stagg High School where he met his wife Maria. Together they built a family and life in Stockton while managing a restaurant business for many years. 

 

He loved sports like soccer and football. His love of soccer  motivated him to play from his youth up until he had to retire due to a knee injury much later in life. He loved  live sports and concerts and also interviewing his favorite soccer players and music artists at the events he attended. He combined his interests with his love of photography by taking photos of the event. He loved spending time  with his family doing activities like boating, playing board games, and watching sports and movies. 

 

 

Francisco is survived by his wife and best friend María Carmen Flores. His daughters Jeniece Flores, Esther Flores, and Margarita Flores, and his sons Issaih Emmanuel  Muro and Francisco Flores Jr.  He is also survived  by His grandchildren : Chloe Mohammadkhan, Estevan Monroy, Antonio Monroy, Lidia Monroy, Jacob Grill, Nickolas Monroy, and Ariella Monroy.

 

He is also  survived by his brothers and sisters: Ignacio Flores, Margarita Flores, Antonia Vargas, Petra Flores, Jose Flores, Josue Flores, Israel Flores, Efrain Flores, Everardo Flores, Judith Flores, Saul Flores and many nephews, nieces, and extended family. 

 

He is preceded in death  by his older brother Aaron Flores on May 16, 1993, his mother Guadalupe Flores on June 21, 2015, and  his father Ignacio Flores on August 18, 2019.

 

The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude towards everyone who loved and cared for him. 

 

 

Poem:

 

Love is holy because it is like grace--the worthiness of its object is never really what matters.

-Marilynne Robinson, Gilead

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 22, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zapata Funeral Home
445 N. American St.
Stockton, CA 95202

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
September 22, 2022

6:00 PM
Zapata Funeral Home
445 N. American St.
Stockton, CA 95202

Funeral Mass
Friday
September 23, 2022

12:00 PM
Cathedral of the Annunciation
400 W Rose St
STOCKTON, CA 95203

Committal
Friday
September 23, 2022

1:00 PM
San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery
719 E Harding Way
Stockton, CA 95204

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