Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Maria Luisa Resendez

September 25, 1939
Ascencion, Chihuahua, Mexico
April 20, 2011
Phoenix, Arizona

Maria Luisa Resendez, 71, of Tolleson passed away on April 20, 2011 at Banner Estrella Hospital in Phoenix. She was born September 25, 1939, in Ascencion, Chihuahua, Mexico to Jose and Viviana Apodaca. Maria was a homemaker and loved to babysit for her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as she was not fond of spending much time alone.  She also enjoyed traveling, with some of her favorite places to visit being Las Vegas, El Paso and Mexico. 

Maria is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Pablo Resendez, her parents, Jose and Viviana, and her sister, Maria Concepcion.  She is survived by her daughters, Margarita Rodriguez, Maria Isabel, Maria del Carmen, and Maria Theresa; her sons, Jesus Manuel, Miguel Angel, and Jose Arturo; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; also her sisters, Maria Anita, Victoria, Marisol, and Bertha; her brothers, Eusebio and Rosendo.

Visitation will be Friday, April 22, from 2:00pm-4:00pm at Avenidas Funeral Chapel in Avondale. Service will follow the visitation starting at 4:00pm, also at Avenidas Funeral Chapel. Rev. John Moreno will be officiating.

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  1. Grandma you can breathe now. Its time to start new precious memories with Miguel, Paul, and your mom and day. We shall see you again someday, till then we love you. Maggie, Ricky, Ariana, Nathan.
    WAIT!!! Nathan says "Stop It Grandma!" LOL

  2. Tia, la extranaremos mucho pero nos deja hermosos recuerdos. Nunca olvidare las bailadas que nos dimos, los buenos ratos que pasamos y sus consejos que me dio.

    La quiero mucho.

  3. Grandma we all miss you!
    We all remember the times we laughed and the times you made us cry. And fun we had. You were a great grandmother to us.
    You were suffering in and fighting death all your life and now you are in a better place. YOU CAN FINALLY BREATH!
    Your fear of being alone will never be in you mind because you will never be alone again. You are young and heath again. You can take deep breathes of the clean pure of heaven. You are looking out to a window with Gods hand on your shoulder. And through that window you see your son, Miguel Angel (R.I.P.), your Granddaughter and my littler sister, Jennifer Angle Valles (R.I.P.), you mother (R.I.P.) and you husband, Paul Resendez (R.I.P.). You see them all in the meadow of heaven, where you hope to see the rest of your seven children and family. But you do not wait feeling unhappy you wait with love on your heart. I LOVE YOU GRANDMA! MAY YOU BE UP IN HEAVEN WITH GOD.
    ~Selena Valles