Gertrudis was born July 30, 1922 in Bais City, Philippines, where she had lived until moving to Ohio in 1945 as a war bride. She was married to the late Kenneth William (Smith) DelAguaro for 44 years.
The DelAguaros spent their retirement years in the Florida Keys. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling and spending time with her family.
Gertrudis was the beloved mother of Dolores (William) Fitch of Elyria, Michael (Susan) of Knoxville, Tennessee, Christina (Robert) Spears of Sandusky, Steven (Susan) of Port Charlotte, Florida and Mark (Maryann) of Westerville; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; Gertrudis is also survived by her brothers, Bruno (Charito), Ignacio (Angela), Lorenzo (Pilar); sister, Dolores (Manolo) Ortiz, all of Bais City, Philippines, and Milagros (Felix) Pintado of New South Wales, Australia; many nieces and nephews in the Philippines, Spain, England and Australia.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Gaspar and Maria (Longa) Vicente; two sisters, Pacita Vicente Yoldi and Josefa Vicente.
Friends may call Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 9 A.M. until time of Funeral Mass at 10 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 429 Central Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.
Groff Funeral Homes and Crematory is handling the arrangements for the family.
Those wishing to contribute to Trudy’s memory may do so to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 429 Central Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to St. Mary Catholic Church, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria, OH 44035, where she was a member.
Condolences may be shared online at www.grofffuneralhomes.com