Celia passed away in Turlock on December 28, 2012 at the age of 80. She was born and raised in Mexico and became a widow in 1970. She was a teacher in Mexico before she came to California in 1981. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, raising chickens, singing, and flowers. She also enjoyed playing board games, especially Sorry and gambling. She always won. Most of all she liked having her family around her at all times.
She is survived by her children Jesus Hernandez, Salvador Hinojosa, Joaquin Hinojosa, Guadalupe Hinojosa, Leonor Perez, Jose Cruz Hinojosa, Michael Hinojosa and Noel Castillo; twenty-nine grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Salvador Hinojosa, parents Jesus and Cruz Hernandez, and sister Guadalupe Castillo.
Visitation will begin at 5PM with recitation of the Rosary to follow at 7PM on Sunday, January 6, 2013 both at Allen Mortuary. Mass will be held at 1PM on Monday, January 7, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock with interment to follow in Turlock Memorial Park.