Joanna Cocova died May 13. She was 60.
Born in Santa Cruz on Sept. 8, 1958 to Olga Cocova, she lived in the area throughout her life and spent her final years in Watsonville.
Cocova worked as a certified nursing assistant.
She is survived by her children Gina Chavez (Armando) and Tiffany Blas (Jose) of Watsonville; siblings Kaydee Romero of Salinas, Frank Cocova of Carmel and Margaret Rodriguez of Michigan; and numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, sister Susan Guerrero and brother Joe Cocova II.
There are no plans for services at this time.