Our beloved Mother, Adela (Della) Salvatierra Segura passed away peacefully on January 27, 2018 at the age of 82. Della was born in Phoenix, Arizona and traveled to California with her brothers and sisters to live a better life. She married Bernabe Amadeo Segura of Cuba, New Mexico in 1951 and started a family. They started in San Jose and settled in Saratoga for 60 years where she raised her 6 children.
Della was a strong, hard working woman. She loved to learn and continued educating herself in the medical and mental health field. She was very creative in painting family portraits and flower scenes, and enjoyed her ceramic classes. Most of all she loved her family and opened her home to anybody who needed a hug. She traveled to Spain, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, and Rome where she was thrilled to see the Pope.
Della is survived by son Bernie Jr. Segura (Marie Lopez), Elaine (Dave Lopez), Suzy (Patrick Candelaria), Joyce Segura Lopez. She is survived by her brothers Edward Salvatierra (Carol), Carlos Salvatierra (RoseMary), Fernando Salvatierra (Michelle), Ronald Vidales (Maria Eva), Jackie Vidales. She is survived by her sisters Amelia Salvatierra (Late Florentino Rodriguez), Joann Vidales (Guadalupe Yebra), Jeannette Vidales (Mark Bramble).
Della is survived by 14 grandchildren: Matthew Segura (Amanda), Sarah Segura (Carlo Ruiz), Tina Lopez (Dean Engel), Davy Lopez (Megan), Jenny Lopez, Nino Candelaria, Yolanda Candelaria (Jory Cross), Bernie Candelaria, Audrie DeOliveira (Donnie Haynes), Cleiman De Oliveira, Lisa DeOliveira, (Charles Mourey), April DeOliveira (Kyle Berger), Sierra Lopez (Josh Lowe), and 21 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Our beloved mother’s suffering has now ended and she is preceded in death by her beloved husband Bernie A. Segura, sons Ricky Segura, Ernest Segura, and grandson Jason Segura. We would like to thank all her brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, family and friends for all the support and love. Viewing will be held at Darling Fischer Mortuary (Los Gatos) on February 3, 2018 from 11:30 am-1:30pm, Graveside service to follow at Los Gatos Memorial Park, Celebration of Life at the American Legion Hall (Pot Luck Style), 1344 Dell Ave., Campbell from 3-7.