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Guadalupe Toledo-Vera

July 23, 1970 ~ February 16, 2021 (age 50)

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On February 16, 2021, Tuesday evening we lost an amazing woman, Guadalupe Toledo-Vera. She was only 50 years old and a child at heart. She passed away at RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale where she was recovering from heart failure and calciphilaxis. Guadalupe was born to Victor and Diana Toledo on July 23, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois. She is survived by four siblings, Diana (Zvika), Victor, Theresa, and Ana (Jesus) Toledo. She graduated from Kelvyn Park High School and earned a degree in Phlebotomy. On March 17, 2000, she was married to Jose Manuel Vera, had a beautiful wedding ceremony in Guadalajara, Mexico. They met for the first time when he came to do some handyman work at her home in Joliet, Illinois and he convinced her to go out with him as a payback for the work. They fell in love and they were each other's soulmate. Together raised two beautiful daughters, Ariana and Miranda Vera. She loved her daughter's deeply and was very proud of them. She worked at the University of Chicago Hospital. She loved the medical field and enjoyed helping people. She had a special gift at making people laugh. She had faith in God and was an active member at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. She loved her family with a passion and is survived by her nieces and nephews; Alyssia, Cody, Sherkier, Joshua, Benjamin, Tal, Sawyl, Sawyer, Caleb, Riley, and Emiliano. She gave us the best memories and will always be remembered as a bright shining star. A celebration of Guadalupe's life will begin on Sunday, February 21, 2021 with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Joliet, IL.  Interment will be held privately. Face masks and social distancing are required.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Guadalupe's family would be greatly appreciated. https://gofund.me/6b3700ee


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February 21, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

February 22, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Mass of Christian Burial
February 23, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
710 W Marion Street
Joliet, IL 60436


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