Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Demetria Garcia

Passed away on November 5, 2019

Demetria Garcia, nee Guzman, age 77, late of South Chicago, passed away November 5, 2019.  Beloved wife of Richard E. Garcia Sr. for 46 years. Loving mother of Richard E. Garcia Jr.  Devoted daughter of the late Gregorio Guzman Barron and the late Agustina Guerrero Reyes.  Dear sister of Estela Guzman Guerrero, Sylvia Guzman Guerrero, Roberto Guzman Guerrero and Gregoria Guzman Guerrero.  Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Demetria was a retired employee of the Hyatt Regency, a member of the St. Michael’s Mothers Club, enjoyed cooking, going to Chicago Cubs games and always lived life to the fullest. Visitation Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 1-6pm at Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave., Chicago. A Funeral Service will take place that afternoon at 3:30pm.  Cemetery private. 773-731-2749 www.elmwoodchapel.com

Cemetery Private

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm

Funeral Service
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 3:30 pm

"Sending love and prayers the family! Richard Jr. and I have been friends for years. I know how much he loves his mom. I pray his family has comfort knowing she is in a better place. One day at a time my friend!"
- Shannon Quarled
November 6, 2019 3:03 pm

"So sorry for you, buddy. Sharon and I know how it feels. Please tell your Dad how sorry we are for him. I will try too make the visitation, but work might get in the way. Always there for you if you need something. Prayers for your Mom, Dad, you and your family."
- Paul and Sharon Prohaska
November 6, 2019 3:44 pm

"Richard and family: my deepest condolences to you and all who loved and knew her. May she rest in peace, and rise in glory. "
- Fr. Terry Gatwood
November 7, 2019 10:40 pm

Candles Lit
"Garcia Family, November 6, 2019 I am sorry for your great loss. Please know that friends and loved ones are around for support. Wishing you the greatest of comforts in your time of grief, Maria Conteras"
- Maria Contreras
November 6, 2019 4:49 pm

"Prayers for peace and comfort to you and your family as you grieve the passing of your dear mother🙏🙏🙏🙏"
- Michelle Ludwig
November 6, 2019 5:16 pm

"Sending prayers "
- Tiffiny Sager
November 6, 2019 7:31 pm

"Sending prayers and my condolences. "
- Michelle McCord Beadle
November 7, 2019 1:04 am

"I'm one of the many nephews of Mrs. García. I pray for the comfort of my cousin and his father. Even though we'are thousands of miles appart, I light this candle in the name of all the family that supports you no matter where. May she rest in peace."
- Armando Galvan Guzman
November 10, 2019 9:40 am