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Alice (nee Ochoa) Quijas

August 28, 1938 ~ December 20, 2019 (age 81)


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.

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December 22, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Acevez Funeral Home
4918 Magoun Avenue
East Chicago, IN 46312

Funeral Mass
December 28, 2019

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3510 Deodar St.
East Chicago, IN 46312

December 28, 2019

11:30 AM
Elmwood Cemetery
1413 169th St.
Hammond, IN 46324

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