Sophia L. Elias, 48, of Soledad, passed away peacefully, at home, Thursday, June 20, 2013.
Sophia was born May 11, 1965, in Salinas and was a lifelong resident of Monterey County. She was outgoing, friendly, loud, and passionate about her family. She will be deeply missed and loved forever.
She is survived by her daughters, Jennifer (Augustin) Elias of Bakersfield, Breana Holguin of Soledad; grandchildren, Joel and Isabel Brogdin of Bakersfield; sister, Estella Estencion of Castroville; brother, Ronnie (Maria) Holguin of Salinas; mother, Olga Holguin; nieces and nephews, Rene, Rick, Devin & Alexandra Estencion. She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred Holguin, in 2012.
Visitation was Tuesday, June 25, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Woodyard Funeral Home, Soledad. Rosary was Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 7 pm at Woodyard Funeral Home, Soledad. Mass is Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Solitude Catholic Church, Soledad. Burial at Soledad Cemetery.
Arrangements by Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St., Soledad, CA 93960, 831-678-9100, WoodyardFuneralHome.com.