Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Carmen R. Benitez

Passed away on January 4, 2020

Carmen R. Benitez, age 51, late of Chicago, IL passed away on January 4, 2020. Beloved wife of Ramiro Benitez for 22 years. Loving mother of Alex Benitez, Adan Benitez (Vickie)Perez-Segovia, Cairo Benitez and Ramiro Benitez, Jr. Loving daughter of Rogelio and Clara Esparza. Dear sister of Cirilo (Maria Elena) Esparza, Rogelio Esparza, Jr., Carolyn Esparza, Maria Clara Esparza and Raul Esparza. Fond aunt of Kevin Esparza, Jasmine Esparza, Arianna  Esparza, Yesenia Avila, Karina Avila, Mayra Barrera, Christopher Barrera and Alexandra Diaz. Great-aunt of Liyahmya Anais World Smith. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Former employee of Chase Bank Monroe Street Branch. Member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Visitation Friday, January 17, 2020 from 3-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. from the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago to St. Michael Church. Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. 773-731-2749. www.elmwoodchapel.com.



Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 10:15 am

Funeral Mass:
St. Michael Church
83rd & South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60617
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 11:00 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Rd
Calumet City, IL 60409

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"We are all very sorry on the loss your beloved. Please accept our sincerest condolences and love during this very difficult time. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers for peace. "
- Sandra (Castillo) Farina
January 13, 2020 12:38 pm

"Francisco y Yilda Jimenez Lo sentimos mucho y los acompañas en su dolor "
- Francisco y Yilda Jimenez
January 13, 2020 5:45 pm

"My deepest condolences to the family. "
- Delila L. Reyes
January 14, 2020 5:30 pm

"Rest in paradise Prima. Spread your wings. Prayers for the family to heal.. Until all are reunited in GODS eternal kingdom. Keep your loving family under your watchful protection. "
- Angela Torres
January 15, 2020 6:35 pm

"My Deepest Condolences goes out to the Esparza family "
- Patricia Hunter
January 16, 2020 2:02 pm

"I am deeply saddened by the news of your loss. I pray that God will grant you the strength I extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of your sister be at peace with our Heavenly Father."
- Norma Delgado
January 16, 2020 9:30 pm

"Mi mas sentido pesame para toda la familia .Dios la tenga en su Santa gloria"
- Teresa Jaimes
January 16, 2020 11:53 pm

"I'm so sad to learn of this terrible loss. Peace and comfort to you and all your family, my friend. "
- mark richard
January 17, 2020 1:00 pm

Candles Lit
"Rest In Peace my sister one day we will be reunited till then please watch over us."
- Maria Esparza
January 13, 2020 5:46 pm

"Peace to all of the Esparza family in this time of pain. Praying for God's healing power. My sincere condolences."
- Jade Maze
January 15, 2020 11:13 pm