Guadalupe M. Nejmeh, age 75, of Crystal Lake, died Thursday, April 29, 2010 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
She was born October 12, 1934 in Lake Valley, New Mexico to Gerenueva and Patrocinia (Martinez) Arellin. On May 11, 1957, she married George J. Nejmeh at St. Michael Church in Patterson, New Jersey.
She was a resident of Crystal Lake for 33 years, and formerly lived in Clifton, New Jersey for 20 years. She treasured her loving family, and loved being a doting grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 53 years, George; six children, Patricia Ann (Gerardo) Martinez of Marengo, Mark Nejmeh of Hackensack, NJ, Monica (Joe) Hall of Chicago, George (Beulah) Nejmeh of Evanston, Teresa (Daniel) Lindahl of McHenry, and Thomas (Heidi) Nejmeh of Algonquin, IL; 15 grandchildren, Gerardo & Alexander Martinez, Lindsay, Alyssa, & Patricia Nejmeh, Brittany & Charles Hall, Abby (Leo) Benedetti, Daniel & Kelly Lindahl, Devane (Monique) Retreage, Darcel Retreage, Brooke, Bridget, and Brady Nejmeh; a great grandchild, Amara Retreage; two sisters, Castula Angel and Chavella Montinq; and three brothers, Domingo, Julian, and Sonny Arellin.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral Mass Saturday, May 8, at The Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry, The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Interment will be in The Church of Holy Apostles Cemetery, McHenry.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.