Bishop Chavez died on Sun, Mar 15. Read the Union-Tribune article here.
Because of the necessity to avoid large crowds in order to suppress COVID-19, the funeral Mass for Bishop Chavez will be private. He will be buried in the family burial space located at Holy Cross Cemetery in Pomona. Once the COVID-19 strictures have ended, a grand fiesta Mass and reception for all of Bishop Chavez’s many friends will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in San Ysidro.