Obituaries

Mary Munoz

October 29, 1955 - November 10, 2017

Maria “Mary” Ufemia Munoz, 63, of Batavia, IL, longtime resident of Elgin, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017, of a courageous battle to cancer. She was born on October 29, 1955, the daughter of Juan and Anita (Minjarez) Trejo. She was united in marriage to Armando Munoz on July 15, 1975 in Geneva, IL.

Mary had a fond love for her family. She enjoyed shopping, dancing, and listening to Tejano music. She often spent nights dancing at Good Times with her husband, Armando. Mary was a mother figure to many, opening her home to others, often calling it “Grand Central Station”. Mary was a dedicated worker for 20+ years at J.P. Morgan Chase, earning a top collector achievement over four times. Mary was a lover of all things Christmas, especially the music. Mary will be remembered as a loyal friend, and will be deeply missed by many. 

She is survived by her husband: Armando, her children: Veronica, Armando Jr., Maria, Michael, and Elizabeth, her niece: Belin Gardea, two grandsons: Jackson and Matteo Munoz, two brothers: Jesse and Juan Trejo, and her sister: Francis (Trejo) Aguinaga.

She is preceded in death by her parents: Juan and Anita (Minjarez) Trejo, and many brothers and sisters.

In Mary’s memory, please wear something pink to support her battle to cancer to her services.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S Batavia Avenue, Batavia IL 60510.

Funeral services Wednesday, November 15,2017, will begin with prayers at 10:00 A.M. from Moss Family Funeral Home before proceeding to Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 W Main Street, Batavia, IL 60510 to celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M.

In Mary’s memory, please respect her legacy by bringing non-perishable food items to be donated to The Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry, 100 Flinn Street, Batavia, IL 60510 or monetary gifts may also be accepted.

Guest Book

  • Veronica munoz God morning to all, I want to say thank you to all of those who came out to pay your respects to my mom and for all the prayers. She was a pretty special woman. Gorgeous individual who loved all her friends and family. Thank you all! Also, want to say THANK YOU Brian Moss for making this difficult time for us easy and gorgeous service for my mom’s funeral. Moss was wonderful to us. From Munoz family thank you and greatly appreciate everything Moss has done for us. God bless!
  • Krista Boucher As many do...I know Mary through Chase. I'm so sorry for your loss and send prayers to your family.
  • Erica Trejo Cremar I am so sorry for your loss. Cousin Mary and I got very close over the past few years. She told me so many stories of my dad, Uncle Chavel and my grandparents, Federico (Lico) & Aurelia Trejo. God has gained a beautiful angel. She will be so missed. Sending all of you much love, hugs and prayers.
  • Erika T. Purlee The entire Trejo family is saddened by this loss. We are sending our love and prayers from near and far.
  • Margaret Love So sad to hear of the passing of Mary. I worked with her at Chase and she was a very kind person. Love and prayers to your whole family🙏
  • Janeen My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Thank you for letting me be a part of your lives! Janeen
  • Deb Miller I am so sorry for your loss. I know Mary through Chase. Such a wonderful person.
  • Evelyn Keup So sorry for your loss. Losing a parent to Cancer is hard. May the memories your mom made with each of you gives you comfort and she will always be there in spirit. May God keep you strong during this difficult time.