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Clara J. Alvarez

September 25, 1943 July 30, 2019
Clara J. Alvarez
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Obituary for Clara J. Alvarez

Clara J. Alvarez, 75 of Cornell, IL formerly of Modesto, CA died Tuesday July 30, 2019 at 10:07 AM at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL.

Funeral services will be held at Salas Brothers Funeral Home in Modesto, California and local arrangements are being handled by Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac, IL. Memorials in Clara’s name may be made to the Truth Tabernacle Church in Pontiac, IL.

Clara was born on September 25, 1943 in Roswell, New Mexico a daughter of Joe and Tessie (Aleriz) Purcella. Survivors include nine children: Rick (Lilly) Estrada, Theresa Estrada Gonzalez, Sylvia (Sergio) Valejo, Annette (Tony) Martinez, Eleanor (Gabriel) Candia, Anthony (Elicha) Estrada, Jessica (Tony) Borrego, Raquel Hernandez and Serena Estrada; ninety -three grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Clara was preceded in death by one son: Arthur Estrada.

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