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Josefa "Fita" Gamboa

April 6, 1938 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 83)

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Josefa “Fita” Gamboa Gamboa passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Beloved Wife of the late Humberto Gamboa Palacios. Devoted Mother of Eduardo Gamboa, Maria (the late Saul) Terrazas, Graciela (David) Herrera, Florinda (Victor Hugo) Munoz, Josefina (Ricardo) Diaz, Humberto (Guadalupe) Gamboa, Azucena Gamboa and Saul (Ruby) Gamboa. Loving Daughter of the late Antonio Gamboa and the late Amada Gamboa Corral. Fond Grandmother of Eduardo Jr., Daniel, Julio Ulises, Saul Terrazas Jr., Cynthia Terrazas, David Herrera Jr., William Herrera, Daisylinet Herrera, Victor Munoz Jr., Itzel Munoz, Ricardo Jr., Estefania, Humberto “Tito”, Sergio, Alekzander Gamboa, Saul Jr., Alejandro and the late Uriel Gamboa. Dear Great Grandmother of  Valerie Gamboa, Galilea Gamboa, Daniela Gamboa, Dalila Gamboa, Annalisa Diaz, William Herrera Jr. and Joaquin Herrera. Dear Sister of Antonio, Ofelia, the late Gonzalo and the late Emigdio. Dear Aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road) Funeral to follow Thursday, April 15, 2021 from Russo’s Hillside Chapels at 9:00 a.m., proceeding to Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W 111th St, Palos Hills, IL 60465. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated promptly at 12:30 p.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Illinois. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit Josefa’s personal tribute website at www.russohillsidechapels.com and sign her guestbook.

Due to current health guidelines, WE REQUIRE THAT ALL GUESTS ENTERING THE BUILDING WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING. We ask that you exit the funeral home after paying your respects so that all visitors have an opportunity to do the same. Please refrain from bringing food or beverages into the funeral home. The coffee room is not available at this time.   

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April 14, 2021

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Mass of Christian Burial
April 15, 2021

12:30 PM
Sacred Heart Church
8245 W 111th St, Palos Hills
Palos Hills, IL 60465

April 15, 2021

St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
3801 W. 87th St.
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

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