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Macaria Gorrosquieta Ancelmo

January 2, 1941 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Macaria Gorrosquieta Ancelmo Obituary

Macaria Gorroquieta Ancelmo, age 82, of Elgin, IL, passed away on December 28, 2023. She was born January 2, 1941 in Otlatepec, Tlalchapa, Guerrero, Mexico to her loving parents, Luciano Gorrosquieta Yañes and Petra Ancelmo Rivera.

Macaria met her husband Margarito De La Paz in a little village called Agua del Padre. They were married for 60 years before his passing in 2015. Together they raised six children.

Macaria was a strong, hardworking woman. She was very strict with her children, but also very loving to them and to her grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She loved working in the fields and taking care of farm animals.

Macaria was a tea person. She drank all kinds of tea to promote good health. If anyone came to visit her at tea time, they had to drink a cup of tea with her.

Macaria was preceded in death by her husband, Margarito De La Paz. She is survived by her children, Natalio, Ricardo, Abel, Leticia, Patricia, and Beatriz; siblings, Agustin, Jacinto, Teresa, Patricia, Tomasa, Concepcion, Elvira, Elvia, and Juana; grandchildren, Itzel, Eric, Laura, Jesus Jr., Alfonso, Aracely, Stefanie, Abel Jr., Christopher, Dalila, Isaac, and Joseph; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5:00pm to 9:00pm, with prayers at 7:30pm, Friday, January 5, 2023 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120.

To access the visitation remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on via Zoom (Meeting ID: 815 0200 7133, Password: 323135).

Para acceder a las visitas de forma remota, se recomienda a sus seres queridos que inicien sesión a través de Zoom (ID de reunión: 815 0200 7133, Contraseña: 323135).

Funeral mass will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, January 6, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 270 Division Street, Elgin, IL 60120. Monsignor Arquimedes Vallejo will be officiating.

Interment will be at Camposanto Otlatepec in Tlalchapa, Guerrero, Mexico.

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

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Visitation
Friday
January 5, 2024

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

Funeral Mass
Saturday
January 6, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
270 Division Street
Elgin, IL 60120

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