Eugenia Mae Chavez, affectionately known as Gina, departed this world on Thursday, November 30th, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the age of 57. Born on March 2, 1966, in Roswell, New Mexico, Gina was the beloved daughter of Mary Frances and Eugene Chavez, both of whom preceded her in death.
Gina, a resident of Arizona since 1988, dedicated her adult life to the noble profession of a mortgage loan originator in Maricopa County. She was a staunch advocate for home ownership, leaving an indelible mark on the community she served. Gina's passion for her work was evident in the countless lives she touched, earning her the love and admiration of family, friends, and clients alike.
A proud graduate of Roswell High School, Gina was not only scholastically accomplished but also actively involved in various clubs and served as a cheerleader. She maintained a commitment to excellence that carried through her entire life.
Gina is survived by her loving sisters, Anna Louise Chavez and Lucy Marie Swagerty, along with her brother-in-law Darryl Swagerty, and cherished nephews Sam Swagerty and Jacob Swagerty, Jacob's fiancée Cayla Jones, all residing in the Phoenix area. The family expresses deep gratitude to everyone who touched Gina's life and became a part of her incredible journey.
A Funeral Mass will be held on March 2nd, 2024 at 10:00 AM at St Rose Philippine Duchesne Catholic Parish 2825 W Rose Canyon Circle Anthem, AZ 85086 followed by A Celebration of Gina's Life at Anthem Community Park from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to an animal rescue organization in Gina's honor, reflecting her deep love for animals.
The Chavez/Swagerty family has entrusted arrangements to Phoenix Memorial Park & Mortuary, 200 W Beardsley Road, Phoenix, AZ 85027. For those who wish to extend expressions of sympathy, share fond memories, or upload photographs, please visit www.phoenixmemorialmortuary.com.
May Gina's soul rest in eternal peace, and may her memory continue to shine brightly in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.