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Ernestina Parra Villa

April 8, 1954 ~ September 16, 2022 (age 68)


Ernestina Parra Villa, age 68, of Elgin, IL, passed away on September 16, 2022.  She was born April 8, 1954 in Perote, Veracruz, Mexico to her loving parents, Benito Parra and Raquel Villa.

Ernestina and her husband Enrique were married for 48 years.  Together they raised five children, with their eldest daughter passing at the age of 3.  She worked for the City of Elgin for 15 years.

Ernestina was hard working, had a great sense of humor, and liked to make jokes.  She always helped anyone in need.  She loved hosting family get-togethers and parties.

Ernestina enjoyed shopping and word search puzzles.  She was a strong, determined woman with many little stories to tell.

Ernestina is survived by her husband, Enrique Escamilla; children, Jose Enrique Escamilla, Maria Teresa Munoz, Maria de los Angeles Escamilla, and Gabriela Escamilla; grandchildren, Idalis, Xavier, Adrian, Mia, Natalie, Nelly, Isabel, and Giovanni; and great-granddaughter, Analise.

Visitation will be 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 and 10:00am to 12:00pm, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120.

Mass will be held at 12:30pm, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at St. Mary Church of Elgin, 400 Fulton Street, Elgin, IL 60120.  Fr. Robert Camacho will be officiating.

Interment to follow at Dundee Township East Cemetery, 420 Dundee Avenue, East Dundee, IL 60118.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home.  For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

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September 27, 2022

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Symonds-Madison Funeral Home
305 Park Street
Elgin, IL 60120

September 28, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Symonds-Madison Funeral Home
305 Park Street
Elgin, IL 60120

Funeral Mass
September 28, 2022

12:30 PM
St. Mary Church of Elgin
400 Fulton Street
Elgin, IL 60120

Interment immediately following funeral service

Dundee Township East Cemetery
420 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118

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