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Cypress Funeral Home

1698 North Bloomingdale Road, Glendale Heights, IL

OBITUARY

Awilda Adorno

November 1, 1950December 20, 2019
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Awilda Adorno, 69 years of age, of Wheaton, at rest December 20, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Angel. Loving mother of Raquel (Andrew Buchanan) Adorno. Cherished sister of Hectalina (Julio) Donado. Many loving nieces and nephews. Awilda was a beloved educator, mother, aunt, friend, and Godmother to many. A Memorial Visitation will take place Saturday December 28 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Cypress Funeral Home 1698 N. Bloomingdale Rd., Glendale Heights. A Celebration of Life will follow at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to The World Wildlife Fund would be appreciated. 1250 24th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20037. For more information please call (630) 653-7666 or visit www.cypressfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, December 28, 2019
  • Celebration Of Life Saturday, December 28, 2019

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Olga Villalba

February 22, 2020

Raquel i just found out about
my dear Awilda's passing..i was calling her in december to wish her .a great holiday..i did not hear from her..she was in my thoughts ..im really sorry that we couldnt talk to each other and that i had no news about her death
I lost a great friend who was one of the best human being that i have ever met . My condolences love. Olga.

Charity Di Liberti

January 13, 2020

Raquel, I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many memories of Awilda. Because of her I became a teacher. She was kind, considerate, funny & nurturing. Awilda taught me many expressions in Spanish that I hadn't learned in all my "book learning" of Spanish. At the end of our first year together at Hillcrest, Awilda told me I should become a teacher because my paycheck would be so much bigger. She gasped when she opened her check because she had forgotten to spread out her pay, so she got a lump sum at the end of the school year. Yup; I wanted that paycheck. Awilda shared her knowledge, her passion for teaching, her love of Puerto Rico & her love for her family. She was a mentor who still influences me today. She will be missed.

Kurt Simmons

January 7, 2020

Dearest Comadre. I miss your sweetness and your ability to see what is really important in life. Love, Kurt

Shelley Cadle

January 1, 2020

Dearest Raquel,

I regret not being able to attend the memorial service for you beloved Mom. We are out of state.

I had the great privilege of working with your Mom at School District 21. Her smile, attention to details and commitment to our students truly inspired me. We have lost a wonderful advocate for young children and a leader who has taught all of us well. I believe she is reunited with Sr. Angel and enjoying the best of heavenly Puerto Rican salsa, dancing into eternity. Know that you are in the thoughts and prayers of all of us at District 21's Early Childhood Program.

Brady Buchanan

December 28, 2019

Rest in peace, Awilda. Thank you for being an excellent mother in law to my brother, and a caring mother to Raquel

Jose Marrero

December 28, 2019

May rest in peace my lovely sister in law Awilda...

Tío Pepito

Josie Yanguas

December 24, 2019

I learned so much from Awilda when we were working together on the Illinois Early Learning Council. Her warmth of spirit and generosity of heart were ever present. My condolences to the family. Thank you for sharing Awilda with us.

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