The family of Maria Elena Collazo

Maria Elena Collazo, 79, of Tucson, Ariz., went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

She is survived by her children, Maria Isabel DuQue, Maria Cristina Collazo, Sarah Sanchez, Israel Collazo, Daniel Collazo, and Rosa Elsess; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandson; sister; Cruz Martinez, Josefina Castro, Rosa Castorena, Carmen Corral, Petra Garcia, and Margarita Bare; brothers, Pedro Castro, Renee Castro and Guillermo Guerrero.

Maria Elena was preceded in death in 2003 by her husband of 42 years, Marcilio “Marci” Collazo. Maria Elena was a loving devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was a retired employee of the Hope College food service department. She retired to Tucson, Az. where she lived for thirteen years. She will be greatly missed as a blessing to her family. She loved and cared for her family with selfless sacrifice. We celebrate her life as she completed the calling God had given her. Her home going is her reward for her diligent walk with Him.

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