Eloisa Chao

May 3, 1945May 15, 2019

Eloisa Chao (known also to many as Sylvia) passed away peacefully at home on May 15, 2019, surrounded by family. She was born on May 3, 1945 to Louis Zarate and Ramona Gallardo. She is survived by her husband Jose, two children, Jesus Berroteran and Cindy Walker (Benjamin) and four stepchildren, Jose Chao (Martha), Javier Chao (Guadalupe), Susana Marin (Roberto) and Maria Baeza (Jorge). Eloisa is also survived by six grandchildren, Adrianna, Jesse, Diego, Soli, Jacob and Rachel and thirteen step-grandchildren, Beatriz, Ricardo, Berenice, Lizette, Adan, Fernando, Carlos, Karla, Edgar, Andres, Brianna, Aliah and Alexis and her great-grandson, Eli. She is survived by her siblings Ramona, Rosa, Julie, Josie, Maggie, Roque and Manuel and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her siblings Virginia, Angel, Frank, Augustine, Johnny and Pablo. Eloisa will be deeply missed, but her family is comforted by the cherished memories that will keep her spirit alive. Friends received at Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary, 200 West Beardsley Road, Phoenix, AZ 85027 on Monday, May 20th from 5 – 8 pm. A Mass will be held at 1:30pm on Tuesday, May 21st at Saint Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 330 West Coral Gables Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85023. Following the funeral mass, the burial will take place at 3pm at Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary, 200 West Beardsley Road, Phoenix, AZ 85027.


  • Visitation Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, May 21, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, May 21, 2019


Eloisa Chao

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