George Basquez passed away peacefully on December 4,2022 in Sacramento, CA.
George was born on February 5, 1951 in Torrance, CA to Tony and Savina Basquez.
George was preceded in death by his parents Tony and Savina Basquez, brother Henry Basquez, sisters Frances Nuñez and Anita Fong, sister-in-law Linda Basquez, brother-in-law Manuel Nuñez.
George is survived by his brothers Tony Basquez Jr. (Nellie), Johnny Basquez (Chris), Joe Basquez, Bobby Basquez (Dena), Martin Basquez (Pat), sisters Cathy Nuño (Ralph) and Martha Naranjo (Arnold), brother-in-law Jerry Fong and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
George spent the last 20 months at College Oaks Nursing Home in Sacramento under their care and support. He was an active parishioner at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. He loved to cheer on his favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers. George had an amazing memory. He was able to remember everyone’s birthdays in the family and their age. He grew up on the family ranch and was always there when someone needed a helping hand. George will be dearly missed.
Services will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. A viewing and rosary will be at 10 AM and a funeral mass will be at 11 AM at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 8720 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95828. Burial is at 1 PM at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 6509 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, CA 95820. A luncheon will be provided after the burial at St. Paul’s Hall. All are welcomed to attend and may bring a dessert dish if you’d like at the luncheon.