Corazon De Leon


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Posted Online: Dec. 10, 2012, 5:22 pm
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Corazon H. De Leon, 75, of Rock Island, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at her home.
Cremation rites were accorded. A memorial service will be noon Wednesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Visitation will be an hour prior to service time. Memorials may be made in care of the family. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Philippines.
Corazon was born in the Philippines on March 16, 1937, a daughter of Augebio and Alejandra A. De Mata Halili. She married Cecilio De Leon in the Philippines. They moved to the United States in August 1994.
Corazon was self-employed as a shoemaker in the Philippines. She later worked at McDonalds in Milan for 12 years. She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Cecilio De Leon, Rock Island; children, Cynthia (Jeremiah) Israel, Rock Island, Carlito (Ida) De Leon, Philippines, Cecilio (Aileen) De Leon, Philippines, and Crisanto De Leon, Rock Island; and grandchildren, Elijah, Jeramiah, Elizabeth and nine others in the Philippines.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and a sister.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 



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