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OBITUARY

Espie Rader

December 18, 1928September 7, 2019
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Esperanza “Espie” Rader, 90, passed away peacefully in her home on September 7, 2019. She was born on December 18, 1928 in Malabon Rizal, Philippines. Espie was the daughter of Sebastian Gutierrez and Maria Cacnio, wife of John Maxwell Rader, mother of Dorothy Rader, and sister of nine brothers and sisters all who preceded her in death. Left to cherish her memory daughters, Jean McKenzie and Ann Rader; son, John “JoJo” Rader; grandchildren, John Paul Rader, John Patrick Rader, John Joseph “Jay” Rader Jr., John Jacob Rader, Nathaline Rader, Angelica Manansala, Dwayne Turner, Johanz Santos, and John Michael Calletong; great grandchildren, Ciarra McCallum, Zoe Oliva, Mya Oliva, Kedynze Rader, Josaiya Rader, Andrea Williams, and Ian Williams.

Espie was a kind soul. She spent most of her life being a homemaker and caring after her children. She also enjoyed church, cooking, gardening, and mahjong. She was a friend to many and will be missed dearly.

  • FAMILY

  • Maria Cacnio, Mother (deceased)
  • Sebastian Gutierrez, Father (deceased)
  • John Maxwell Rader, Husband (deceased)
  • Jean McKenzie, Daughter
  • Ann Rader, Daughter
  • Dorothy Rader, Daughter (deceased)
  • John Joseph (Jojo) Rader, Son
  • John Paul Rader, Grandchild
  • John Patrick Rader, Grandchild
  • John Joseph (Jay) Rader Jr, Grandchild
  • John Jacob Rader, Grandchild
  • Nathaline Rader, Grandchild
  • Angelica Manansala, Grandchild
  • Dwayne Turner, Grandchild
  • Johanz Santos, Grandchild
  • John Michael Calletong, Grandchild
  • Ciarra McCallum, Great Grandchild
  • Zoe Oliva, Great Grandchild
  • Mya Oliva, Great Grandchild
  • Kedynze Rader, Great Grandchild
  • Josaiya Rader, Great Grandchild
  • Andrea Williams, Great Grandchild
  • Ian Williams, Great Grandchild
  • Predeceased by several brothers and sisters
  • PALLBEARERS

  • John Rader
  • John Paul
  • John Patrick
  • John Jacob
  • John Joseph

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Visitation and Prayer Service Saturday, September 14, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Burial Monday, September 16, 2019

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Biography

Esperanza “Espie” Rader, 90, passed away peacefully in her home on September 7, 2019. She was born on December 18, 1928 in Malabon Rizal, Philippines. Espie was the daughter of Sebastian Gutierrez and Maria Cacnio, wife of John Maxwell Rader, mother of Dorothy Rader, and sister of nine brothers and sisters all who preceded her in death. Left to cherish her memory daughters, Jean McKenzie and Ann Rader; son, John “JoJo” Rader; grandchildren, John Paul Rader, John Patrick Rader, John Joseph “Jay” Rader Jr., John Jacob Rader, Nathaline Rader, Angelica Manansala, Dwayne Turner, Johanz Santos, and John Michael Calletong; great grandchildren, Ciarra McCallum, Zoe Oliva, Mya Oliva, Kedynze Rader, Josaiya Rader, Andrea Williams, and Ian Williams.

Espie was a kind soul. She spent most of her life being a homemaker and caring after her children. She also enjoyed church, cooking, gardening, and mahjong. She was a friend to many and will be missed dearly.