ANA MARÍA ALFARO (VENEGAS)

01/17/1933 - 05/07/2019

Mod Funeral Homes - Rochester, Waterford, Orion, Macomb and Pontiac Obituary ANA MARÍA ALFARO (VENEGAS) of Pontiac, Michigan, died peacefully at the age of 96 on May, 7 2019, surrounded by her family and friends and the support staff of St. Joseph Mercy Pontiac. She was born to Julia Gonzales and José Venegas on January 17, 1933 in Lobatos, Zacatecas, Mexico. Loving mother of José Luis (Cheryl), María Graciela (Joseph), Ana Rosa, Sandra (Chris), Doreen (David) and Ignacio T. Alfaro, she is beloved grandmother of Joe (Renee), J.C. (Heather) and Mario Alfaro, Dañela, Miguel and Rafael Alfaro-Lopez, Juan, Anthony and Marisol; Cassondra and Victoria Salvati, David (Tonya) and Steven (Andrea) Curtis, Megan, Briana and Ciara, and Ignacio T. Alfaro, Jr., Dylan, Selina, Cody, Carlos, Jonathan, Anthony Jr., Andrea, Andrew, and cherished great-grandmother of Allison, Rylee and Payton Alfaro, Graceann, Asher, Skylar, Dance and Berkley Curtis, and Izzabella. Ana also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends. Ana María, with her late husband Ignacio A. Alfaro, came to Michigan as Mexican immigrants in the early 1950's, and in addition to raising their six children, became a consummate public servant, working tirelessly as a community and civic leader in Pontiac, an impassioned education worker and advocate, and a pioneering Latino activist and role model for many young Latinos. Ana will be greatly missed. A private entombment at All Saints Cemetery in Waterford, Michigan, will take place on Friday May 10th 2019 at 1 p.m. Condolences may be offered online at www.modfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Ana María Alfaro may be made to: Seasons Hospice & Pallative Care Department, 27355 Madison, Pontiac, MI 48071.

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ANA MARÍA ALFARO (VENEGAS)

01/17/1933 - 05/07/2019

336 Visits
Mod Funeral Homes - Rochester, Waterford, Orion, Macomb and Pontiac

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ANA MARÍA ALFARO (VENEGAS) of Pontiac, Michigan, died peacefully at the age of 96 on May, 7 2019, surrounded by her family and friends and the support staff of St. Joseph Mercy Pontiac. She was born to Julia Gonzales...  see more

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