Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Elena F. Ayon, 76, of Calexico who died of cancer Friday in her home. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Calexico. The Rev. Edmundo Zarate will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.
Born Nov. 17, 1924, in Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Mrs. Ayon was raised in Mexicali, where she married her husband, Carlos V. Ayon, in 1952. The couple moved to Calexico in 1967. Mrs. Ayon was a full-time homemaker and housewife.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos V. Ayon, in 1986.
Survivors include her five children, Rosa Isela Espinoza, Martha Pereda and Josie P. Esperanza, all of Calexico, Carlos Ayon of Heber and Alma L. Cordero of El Centro; sisters, Lupe Oros and Cuca Franco, both of Los Angeles, and Vicky Gonzalez of Denver; 12 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.