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Olivia Cervantes Saldivar

August 25, 1953 — October 8, 2023

Olivia Cervantes Saldivar

August 25, 1953 — October 8, 2023

Olivia Cervantes Saldivar, affectionately known as Ama, has left an indelible mark on her family, friends, and all those who had the pleasure of crossing paths with her. Born on August 25, 1953, in the vibrant city of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Olivia embodied kindness and generosity throughout her remarkable life. With a heart full of compassion and love for others, she found solace in her unwavering faith in God.

Ama's unwavering devotion to her family was the cornerstone of her existence. She cherished every moment spent surrounded by loved ones and dedicated herself to creating a warm and nurturing environment for those around her. Her children and grandchildren were truly blessed to have experienced the boundless love and affection that she showered upon them.

Known for her infectious smile, Olivia had a remarkable ability to transform strangers into lifelong friends. She possessed an innate charm that made people feel instantly at ease in her presence. Her genuine interest in others allowed her to forge deep connections wherever she went.

In addition to the profound connections she formed with others, Olivia had a variety of interests that brought joy to her life. Singing, dancing, and reading her Bible were passions that enriched her days. Through these activities, she found solace and inspiration, leaving an indelible imprint on those around her.

Her skill as a crafter was unparalleled, with crochet being a particular talent of hers. Olivia’s nimble hands wove intricate patterns into beautifully crafted blankets for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. These heirlooms will forever serve as a reminder of the love and dedication she poured into everything she did.

Olivia Cervantes Saldivar departed this world on October 8th, 2023, leaving behind cherished memories that will be forever treasured by those who knew her. To honor her life and celebrate the woman who touched so many hearts, services will be held in Covina, California.

On November 9th, 2023, a Visitation will take place at Forest Lawn - Covina Hills, located at 21300 Via Verde Drive. Beginning at 9:00 AM and concluding at 1:00 PM, friends and family will have an opportunity to pay their respects and share their fondest memories of Olivia.

The Funeral Service will follow on November 10th, 2023, starting at 12:00 PM and concluding at 4:00 PM. The solemn ceremony will take place at Forest Lawn - Covina Hills - Church of our Heritage, also located at 21300 Via Verde Drive. This occasion will serve as a poignant tribute to Olivia's life and the profound impact she had on all who knew her.

Olivia wanted her everlasting life in heaven to be celebrated. As such, it was her wish that attendees wear white or light colored clothing.

Olivia Saldivar's legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of those fortunate enough to have shared in her remarkable journey. Let us remember her for the love she bestowed upon her family, her unwavering faith, and the countless lives she touched with her kindness. As we mourn her passing, let us also celebrate the extraordinary woman whose smile lit up our lives.

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Visitation of Olivia Saldivar

Thursday, November 9, 2023

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Funeral Service of Olivia Saldivar

Friday, November 10, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Pacific time)

Forest Lawn - Covina Hills - Church of our Heritage

21300 Via Verde Drive, Covina, CA 91724

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