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Frances Virginia Short Diga

Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 9 Sep 2001 (aged 76)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
Memorial ID 161005155 · View Source
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Services were Thursday in Watsonville for Frances V. Diga, who died Sunday in Phoenix. She was 76.

Mrs. Diga was born in Frederick, Okla., and lived in Watsonville previously. She was a member of the Filipino Community Parish, Fil-Visayan of Watsonville. She enjoyed art, teaching, gardening, and genealogy.

She is survived by her daughters Jeannete Bismark of Magnolia AZ, Victoria Ross of Agoura Hills CA, and Maria Ward of Phoenix; sons Ricardo Estrella of Kailua HI, and Mark Diga, Jack Diga, Jr., and Gino Diga, all of Phoenix; sisters Alma Picciotto of New York, Jane Curl of Seattle WA, and Edna McDonald of northern California; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Her husband Jack Dollente Diga died before her.

Arrangements are by Davis Memorial Chapel.

Published in the Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel on 14 Sep 2001

Daughter of Marion Short and Jewel Stamps

Married Jack Diga on 4 Nov 1954 in Santa Cruz County CA

Other last names: Nelson, Espiritu, and Gabuat, and possibly Estrella

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