Rita Perez Rojas
Rita Perez Rojas passed away peacefully on the morning of April 13th with her husband Roberto Rojas by her side as she took her last breath.
Rita leaves behind her loving husband Roberto Rojas, Son Richard Rojas (Luci Rojas), daughter Rita Rojas Sanchez (Gilbert Sanchez), Grandson Rick Rojas, Granddaughters Ramona Rojas, Nicolle Sanchez, Great Grandchildren Robby Rojas and Holly Rojas. Rita has been reunited in the afterlife with her son Robin Rojas, Mother Ruth Perez, Father Rito Perez, and sister Angie Contreras.
She was born in Phoenix Arizona on March 10th, 1926. Rita spent her childhood in Arizona with her family. In 1953 she met the love of her life Roberto Rojas who was stationed at Luke Field Air Force Base, shortly after they married, they had their first son Robin Rojas. After her husband was discharged from service they moved to El Paso, Texas where she had her 2nd son Rich Rojas and years later her daughter, Rita Sanchez. The family enjoyed their time in El Paso, Texas but when a job opportunity presented itself Rita and her husband uprooted their family to California. They made Santa Barbara their forever home. With the beautiful weather in Santa Barbara, Rita loved to spend time in her garden, and enjoy all the beauty that Santa Barbara had to offer. She enjoyed taking her grandchildren to the beach to hunt for shells. Becoming a Great Nana was an exciting time for Rita, she really enjoyed every moment spent playing with her great grandchildren and making memories.
Rita was an amazing Wife, Mother, Daughter, and Nana. She was the family Matriarch, an advice giver, and the glue that kept The Rojas family together, she will be greatly missed.
Burial services will be held at Santa Barbara Cemetery on Friday April 30th 2021 at 3pm