Concepcion was born in Santa Cruz, Manila Philippines on October 19th, 1927. She was a homemaker for her 5 children and worked as a seamstress at her own small business. She moved to the U.S. in 1981 when she was 53 years old to be with her husband who moved to the U.S. in 1977. She enjoyed making dresses for her daughters, cooking for the whole family, and raising her children and grand-children. She never had a driver’s license, she loved to sing and play at casinos, host parties with family and friends, and prioritized family time. She was proud to have 4 Deaf children, showing everyone that they could do anything, except hear.
Concepcion was widowed by her husband, Policarpo V. Vergara Jr. She was survived by her 5 children; Susana V. Cofer (Concord), Sylvia Carolyn V. Miguel (Concord), Samuel R. Vergara (Pittsburg), Steven R. Vergara (deceased, Riverside), and Shirley V. Clifton (Simi Valley). She also has 6 grandchildren; Shane Cofer (Pittsburg), Sean Cofer (Concord), David Clifton (Simi Valley), Luke Vergara (Pittsburg), Sarah Clifton (Northridge), Leonardo Vergara (Pittsburg). She also had 6 great-grandchildren; Sean Jr. Cofer (Concord), Ethan Cofer (Concord), Parker Cofer (Pittsburg), Aaliyah Cofer (Concord), Paxton Cofer (Pittsburg), and Presley Cofer (Pittsburg).
Funeral service will be held at Queen of All Saints on March 31st, 2023 at 10:30AM with Reverend Fr. Neal Clemens officiating. Burial will follow at Oakmont Memorial Cemetery, Lafayette. Visitation will be held at Ouimet Bros Funeral Chapel, Concord, on March 30th at 4pm to 8pm.
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