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Epifanio Vazquez Sr.

April 7, 1926 — March 24, 2023


Epifanio Vazquez Sr.


Epifanio Vazquez Sr, was 96 year's old, and lived and died in Chicago, Il. He passed away on March 24, 2023, and is now with the Lord after being in hospice care at home for several months. He was loved and cared for by all family members.

Epifanio Vazquez Sr. was born on April 7, 1926 in a ranch called La Joya, Gto, MX. His Father's name was Felipe Vazquez and his Mother's name was Nicolasa Gutierrez. He was in the Mexican military in his youth. He worked for nearly four decade's at an Iron Foundry, and Miles Laboratory. Epifanio Vazquez Sr. never had a formal education. However, he was self taught in both reading and writing in Spanish, and spoke to English language as well. Since he retired in the early nineties he developed a love of taking long walks, he was a very good handyman who could conceivably fix anything, jotted the weather down for each and everyday. In the last decade of his life he became a savant regarding the Mexican revolution, and was very well versed in all things regarding his home state of Guanajuato. He absolutely adored Jose Alfredo Jimenez and Joan Sebastian.

His loved one's are his wife Maria Vazquez, his daughter Gloria, and his Son's Jose, Epi, Phil, Tony and Alberto. As well as his many Grandchildren and great Grandchildren.
Family and friends will gather Friday,, June 23, 2023 for a 10:30 am funeral mass at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 813 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, Illinois 50508. (773) 927-6424.
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Friday, June 23, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Saint Francis of Assisi Church

813 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, 60608

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