Desy Serna Ipalari

February 17, 1952 - November 9, 2022

Desy Serna Ipalari

OBITUARY for Desy Ipalari

Desy Serna Ipalari went Home to the Lord on November 9, 2022 at the age of 70, after a long battle with diabetes.
Desy was born to Crescencio and Loreto Serna on February 17, 1952, in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She was blessed with four sisters and a brother to spend time with. She attended the Far Eastern University in the Philippines for Accounting. She followed her brother and sisters to the United States in June 1984 and settled in Honolulu, Hawaii. There she met her husband Emmanuel Ipalari. They had a son, Paul who passed away not long after birth. She spent her time surrounded by friends and family along with being an active member of the Cabugao Sons and Daughters of Hawaii. In addition to being a dedicated and loving wife, Desy worked at the the Hilton Hawaiian Village managing the housekeeping staff. She was known by her co-workers as committed and hard working. After the passing of her beloved husband, Desy moved to Sacramento, CA to be with her sisters. Desy had an unwavering faith in God and was a devout Catholic.
Desy joins her Husband Emmanuel and son, Paul, in Heaven, where they are sure to spend their time reminiscing. Also preceding her in death are her parents. She is survived by her brother Orlando and wife Marina, sisters Effie, Dita Foronda ( and Eli), Mila Kate (Kowalczyk) and husband Patrick. She is also survived by her loving nieces, nephews and their children.
Family and friends are invited to join Desy’s services as follows:

FRIDAY, December 9, 2022
VISITATION : 5:00 pm to 8:00pm
ST Mary Cemetery & Funeral Center
6509 Fruitridge Road
Sacramento, CA 95820

SATURDAY, December 10, 2022, Funeral Mass 10am at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 88720 Florin Rd. Sacramento, CA