Elena Adsuara Bautista, 101, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2009, in Vallejo, CA. She was born April 19, 1907, to Macario Adsuara and Francisca Pascua. Born in Moncada, Tarlac, Philippines, she came to the United States in 1972 and settled in San Francisco and later in Vallejo, CA. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church and held various positions in the church. She was a member of Fellowship UMC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Felix Bautista, and her son, Ernesto Bautista. She is survived by her children, Betty B. Ladiana, Clarito Bautista (Naty Palasigue), Cesar Bautista, Rodolfo Bautista, Mercedita B. Cueto (Rev. Estan Cueto), Gudelia Sison, Carolina B. Capistrano, and Miraflor B. Spingola (Kenneth); her grandchildren, Jaye C. Florendo (Erick), Aristotle Bautista (Hazel), Avelix Cueto (Aloida), Leah Noble (Goldmar), Jessica Sison, Nimrod Cueto, Joel Bautista (Sophia), Matthew Capistrano, Marigold Joy Mazo (Ricky), and Nadine Spingola; her great-grandchildren, Alexandra and Nathan Bautista, Andrew and Katelynn Noble, Arabella Cueto, Angelo Bautista, and Marcus and Malakai Mazo. She is also survived by her two sisters in the Philippines, Isabel Sto Domingo and Epifania Trinidad, as well as numerous nephews, nieces and relatives in the U.S. and Philippines. The family wants to thank Dr. Ruben Velasquez for the many years he attended her medical needs. We also thank the staff of Windsor Vallejo Care Center, who cared for her during her stay, and Sutter VNA & Hospice, who gave comfort to her and her family during her last few months. Friends may visit from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2009, at Cypress Lawn, 1370 El Ca-mino Real, Colma, CA, with a memorial service at 7 p.m., and from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, February 1, 2009, at Fellowship UMC, 140 Ladera Drove, Vallejo, with a celebration of her life at 7 p.m. The funeral service will be at Cypress Lawn at 10 a.m. Monday, February 2, 2009.
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