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Matilde Perez - 75

Hazel Crest

Matilde “Mama” Perez nee Perucho. Age 75. Longtime resident of Hazel Crest, IL and retired to Park Forest, IL and Keller, TX.  Immigrated from her hometown Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico in 1966. Bilingual Tutor at Coolidge Middle School in Phoenix, IL. Wife for 54 years of Jonas Heli Perez. Mother of Jonás (Adriana) Perez, Rita Perez, Elida Perez and Lorena (Christopher) Nordstrom. Grandmother of Emilio Heli Lopez, Emily Joy Perez, 1st Lt. Kimberly Nicole Pérez, 2nd Lt. Sarah Elizabeth Pérez, Jonás Andrew Pérez, Lucas Nordstrom & Trevor Nordstrom.  Daughter of the late Manuela nee Perez and Aurelio Perucho. Sister of Felicidad Perucho de Gutierrez, Josefina, Ramiro, Maria Eugenia, and the late Alejandro Perucho Perez. Aunt, Cousin and Godmother to many. “Mama” was loved by so many. Matilde enjoyed sewing, cooking, traveling, and attending her grandchildren’s activities. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Sunday January 10, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM with Rosary at 7:00 PM. Private Funeral mass and Entombment at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood. Due to the pandemic, 10 people at a time, masks must be worn and social distancing while inside the funeral home. Info 708-481-9230 and

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