Alice Quijas, age 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 20, 2019.
Beloved mother to Theresa, Ruben and Gerald Melendez, MaryLou Melendez-Keddy and Laura Samaniego.
She also leaves behind nine grandchildren, two great-grandsons, nieces, nephews and siblings - most notably her dear sister, Mary Sanchez. S
he was also preceded in death by her son, Ronald Melendez and husband, Sigilfredo Quijas.
A visitation will be held Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 3-7pm, at Acevez Funeral Home, 4918 Magoun Ave. East Chicago, IN.
A cremation will follow.
A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10 am DIRECTLY at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar St. East Chicago, IN. with Rev. Carlos Sosa officiating.
A burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN.