Lourdes R. Bugallo, 80, of Woodinville, Washington passed away after a sudden illness on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.
She was born on Jan. 18, 1935 in Caldas de Reis, Galicia, Spain, the daughter of Domitila Garcia and Manuel Rodriguez. She is survived by her son, George Bugallo, daughter-in-law, Denise Bugallo, her three grandchildren, Paul Bugallo, Sean Bugallo, and Nicole Gardner and her husband Mike Gardner, and two great-grandchildren, Ava Gardner and Weston Gardner, her brothers Manuel Rodriguez and Salvador Rodriguez. Lourdes was preceded in death by her husband, John Bugallo, married for 45 years from 1955 to 2000, and by her sister, Angeles Rodriguez in 2008.
Lourdes moved from Florida to Washington state in 2004 with her son, George, and his family. Lourdes loved reading, singing, cooking, gardening, and making plum jam with her daughter-in-law Denise every summer from the plum tree in their yard. She also loved attending her grandsons’ soccer and football games and plays over the years. She was an excellent seamstress and tailor by trade and worked at Burdines in Florida for many years.
Lourdes will be remembered by her family, her friends from Florida, and her new friends in Washington, especially at her local church, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta; her dentist’s office, Dr. Rodgers and his wonderful staff; and the local Safeway in Woodinville.
Funeral services were held at Joe Scarano Funeral Homes in Florida on March 1 and 2 and she was interred at Hollywood Memorial Garden Cemetery, Hollywood, Florida.
A memorial service will be held in Woodinville at the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church on Saturday, March 28 at 11 a.m. The address is 17856 NE Woodinville Duvall Road, Woodinville, WA 98072. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your preferred charity in memory of her.