Dolores Fajardo Padilla- Yuzon, Born on March 05, 1934 at the Sangli Point US Naval Base Cavite, Philippine. She was the 9th out of 11 children of Inez Pajardo and Exequiel Padilla. Dolores had 2 sets of twin siblings, one set died from their mother’s miscarriage and the other set died during birth. They became an orphan when she was at the age of 11 years old. Both her deceased parents died along with 2 of their brothers during World War 11.
Many years later, after helping her oldlest brother Dominador and Leandro raise their younger sisters Filomena and Anita; Dolores wed at the age of 25 years old to Edward Cruz Yuzon on April 05, 1957 at Iglesia ni Cristo Bulacan, Philippine. They decided to settle down in Sta. Ana, Manila. She had a total of 7 pregnancies, and 5 living children Loddie, Shelly, Ronnie, Gemma and Michaelwynn. She loved to cook and sew. She made everyone happy with her delicious home cooked meals.. She followed her passion to cook and became employed by San Francisco State University in the early 80’s. She also catered for many during weddings, birthday parties n also for our father’s work place during PotLuck at Evan Street, SF Post Office Branch. Dolores had a total of 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She is very modest and full of grace.. She was loved by many and was well known for her great cooking and sewing. She was 86 years old, when she passed away very peacefully at 12:19 pm on November 05, 2020, at the presence of all her 5 children and some of her grand and great grandchildren. She will forever be in our hearts and always be remembered by her charm. We Love you so much ❤️Nanay. Rest in Peace.
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