Eleanor Delano Arias (1935-2016)

Eleanor Delano Arias (1935-2016)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother Eleanor Delano Arias. She was born on 12/24/1935 and on April 9, 2016 she began "the first day of the rest of her life." She moved onto her new life peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones in Fillmore, CA. Ellie was born in Longview Texas. Along with her parents (Grandpa D and Ollie) and brothers, the teenaged Eleanor moved to Piru, CA. It was in Piru where she met fell in love and married Lupe Arias. together they raised ten children who she consistently shared unconditional love and admiration. Our Mom dedicated her life to God and her family. She approached life with a smile on her face and never a complaint. Ellie is preceded in death by her husband Lupe Arias and Michael Neely of Washington. They will join her as she celebrates her new life in heaven along side of her precious children Terri, Andy and JJ who have been awaiting her arrival. It is there where she will prepare a home for those of us to follow.
She is survived by children who will miss her dearly David Arias (Yolanda), DeeDee Arias, Monica (Jose) Orozco, Richard (Christine), John (Monica), Kathy (Jonathan)Zavala, and Melissa Arias. She is blessed with numerous Grand and Great Grandchildren, each one having their special place in "Grannies" heart. Amongst those grieving are Ellie's brother and sister in law, Jimmy and Niki Delano, cousin George Gray and Carolyn Schalfer, nieces, nephews, many neighbors and friends whom she considered family. Please know she loved you all.
Services will be held on Thursday April 14, 2016 at 9am at San Salvador Mission in Piru followed by burial at Piru Cemetery.
Moms 1st priority was "take care of the children". In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations for her God Daughter Jamie Ruiz Rodriquez & her grandsons". Donations can be sent to Jamie Rodriguez c/o Kathy Arias 562 First St. Apt A Fillmore, CA 93015
Services have been entrusted to Skillin-Carroll Mortuary.