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The airlines and cruise industries lost a loyal customer on May 24, 2021. Josefina "Baby" Merto Berroya Rich passed away at age 70.

A world traveler at heart, Josefina loved visiting quaint places that fascinated her: Mt. Everest, Mongolia, Paraguay, Copper Canyon in Mexico, and the favelas of Brazil which reminded her of her medical outreach work in the Philippines. She loved the thrill of roller coasters, speed boats, parasailing, and zip lining while traveling. She also loved visiting her friends from high school and medical school. 

Josefina inherited her intellectual curiosity and work ethic from her parents, Attorney Augusto Modesto Berroya and Candeleria Losloso Merto (teacher). She attended high school at Maryknoll Academy.  She graduated from Manila Central University with a Doctor of Medicine degree, Obstetrics and Gynecology specialization. In addition, Josefina was a U.S. trained and licensed Registered Nurse in California. A solid healthcare worker throughout her professional career, she retired from a Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin after over 18 years of service.

Josefina is survived by her husband, Roger; two daughters, Jo Anna and Joan; and two sisters, Marietta and Arlene.

Visitation will be on Sunday, June 13, 2021, 4:00PM - 7:00PM PST at Chapel of the Chimes, 32992 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544.

Memorial Services will be on Monday, June 14, 2021, 12:00PM - 1:30PM PST at Chapel of the Chimes, 32992 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544. The funeral will be in person and livestreamed online. Click here to watch the memorial services.

For those attending the visitation and/or memorial services in person, please wear a mask and physically distance from other households as a precaution during COVID-19.

Cards, prayers, monetary, and other support may be mailed to Josefina's home address. Flowers may be sent to the Chapel of the Chimes Hayward, 32992 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544; please set delivery for Sunday, June 13 between 9AM to 2PM. For Josefina's home address, please email forjmbr@gmail.com

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Hayaan ang memorya ni Josefina na makasama natin magpakailanman.
70 taong gulang
Ipinanganak noong Disyembre 11, 1950 sa Pilipinas
Pumanaw noong Mayo 24, 2021 sa San Leandro, CA, US
Nawala ang matapat na kostumer ng mga airline at cruise industry noong Mayo 24, 2021. Si Josefina "Baby" Merto Berroya Rich ay pumanaw sa edad na 70.
Si Josefina ay manlalakbay sa buong mundo.  Natutuwa si Josefina na bistahin any mga kakaibang lugar na hinahangaan niya: Mt. Everest, Mongolia, Paraguay, Copper Canyon sa Mexico, at ang mga favelas ng Brazil na nagpapaalala sa kanya ng kanyang gawaing medikal sa Pilipinas. Paborito ni Josefina ang  sumakay sa mabilis na roller coaster, speed boat, race car at mahilig siyang mag- parasailing, at zip lining kapag naglalakbay. Gustung-gusto rin niya ang bumisita sa kanyang mga kaibigan mula sa high school at medikal na paaralan.
Namana ni Josefina ang kanyang intelihente at sipag sa pagtatrabaho mula sa kanyang mga magulang na sina Abogado Augusto Modesto Berroya at Candelaria Losloso Merto (guro). Nag-aral siya ng high school sa Maryknoll Academy. Nagtapos siya sa Manila Central University na may degree na Doctor of Medicine, pagdadalubhasa sa Obstetrics at Gynecology.  Si Josefina ay nagtapos  ng nursing at may lisensiya  siya ng Nursing sa California. Nagretiro siya mula sa Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin pagkatapos ng mahigit sa 18 taong paglilingkod bilang manggagawa sa kalusugan. 
Naiwan ni Josefina any  kanyang asawang si Roger; dalawang anak na sina Jo Anna at Joan; at dalawang kapatid na sina Marietta at Arlene.
Ang Pagbisita sa Burol ay sa Linggo, Hunyo 13, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST sa Chapel of the Chimes, 32992 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544.
Ang Serbisyo sa Libing ay sa Lunes, Hunyo 14, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PST (Oras sa Pilipinas, Martes, Hunyo 15, 3:00 AM - 4:30 AM) sa Chapel of the Chimes, 32992 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA, USA 94544. Ang Libing ay bukas sa mga panauhin at livestream sa internet. Ang livestream link para panoorin: Click here to watch the memorial services.
Posted by Evangeline Brock on June 3, 2021
Wishing Roger, Joan, Jo Anna and the Berroya family comfort and peace to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold on your heart… Our heart felt condolences and prayers… Jo is a sweet friend from our Alma Mater, Maryknoll Academy. You will be missed. Rest in eternal peace, dear friend
Posted by Erlinda Aboy on June 2, 2021
May the good Lord grant you Eternal Peace in Heaven, no more pain and hunger, sorrows nor frustrations in this Earthly life.

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Posted by Evangeline Brock on June 3, 2021
Wishing Roger, Joan, Jo Anna and the Berroya family comfort and peace to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold on your heart… Our heart felt condolences and prayers… Jo is a sweet friend from our Alma Mater, Maryknoll Academy. You will be missed. Rest in eternal peace, dear friend
Posted by Erlinda Aboy on June 2, 2021
May the good Lord grant you Eternal Peace in Heaven, no more pain and hunger, sorrows nor frustrations in this Earthly life.
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