Anita Yu Co, 80, of San Jose, CA, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019, 8:22 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital located at 2425 Samaritan Drive, San Jose, CA 95124.
She was born on October 10, 1938 in Manila, Philippines to Siu Tam Ngo and Angni Sy. On February 23, 1958, she was united in marriage to Jovito C. Co. They settled in Aparri, Cagayan where they raised their children, and many family memories were created. Starting in 1990, she flew back and forth between the US and the Philippines so she can care for her small grandchildren.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Jovito Co; eight children, Rebecca (Andrew) Wong of San Jose, William (Beth) Co of the Philippines, Josephine (Ben) Castaneda of Campbell, Diana (Todd) Bouma of Campbell, Jenny (Ron) Gaff of the Philippines, Joyce Co of the Philippines, Heidi Co and Alison Co of San Jose; son-in-law Jason Neff of Idaho; thirteen grandchildren, Matthew Wong, Gabby (Jon) Ng, Danni Wong, Wendi (Cocoy) Degras, Wanda Co, Eileen & Jamie Castaneda, Sarah, Hannah, Jesiah & Maria Neff, Caitlin & Renae Gaff; a great-grandchild, Jiana Degras; and a sister, Julie Ngo of Taiwan. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Martin Go; two sisters, Betty Manongtong and Sally Ngo; a daughter, Shirley Neff; and a son, Myron Co.