Ernestina Zagal, Rochester, NY peacefully slipped away into eternity, Monday October 1, 2018, at the age of 90. She passed in the comfort of her own home surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Ernestina was born in Yerbas Buenas, Chile. She spent most of her life in Chile however came to the US in the 90s where she was met with open arms by her family. Ernestina is survived by her daughters, Maria Contreras (Juan Contreras) & Veronica Arisi (Aldo Arisi), her grandchildren Daniela Contreras (Amanda Contreras), Benjamin Contreras (Joan Contreras), Patricio Contreras (Priscilla Contreras) and Marianela Contreras. Predeceased by her granddaughter, Carolina DeHond.
She was a dedicated, strong, passionate and loving woman. She had a passion for God and all things related to serving her creator. She enjoyed listening to music, spending time at various church events as well as spending time with her children, grandchildren and friends. She always had an ear-to-ear smile that was contagious and always had a great story to share with us that would uplift our spirits no matter the mood we were in. She had a way about her that would soothe your soul and bring consolation through her words of wisdom.
Ernestina was an amazing women who loved God, loved her family, loved her friends. She lived to serve others and would do anything to put a smile on our faces.
Ernestina will be dearly missed by her family, friends and all who came into contact with her. We each hold a piece of her in our hearts and memories, she will be missed but never be forgotten.
Family will receive friends from 4pm until 8pm on Friday October 5th at the New Comer Funeral Homes, 6 Empire Boulevard, Rochester,NY 14609. Her Funeral Service will be held at 10:15am, Saturday October 6th at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, All Souls Chapel, 2461 Lake Avenue, Rochester,NY 14612. Pastor Jose Rodriguez will officiate, donations and condolences may be offered at 6 Empire Boulevard, Rochester,NY 14609.