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“Elena, I am SO SORRY for your loss. I only heard the news today. You and your family are in my prayers during this most difficult time. My deepest...Read More »
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Elida "Chicky" Maria Gaitan of Glendale, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 28, 2015.

She was born on January 30, 1952 in Mesa, Arizona, she was the daughter of the late Mercedes Gaitan and Inez Villarreal Gaitan. She grew up in Gilbert Arizona and later moved to Glendale Arizona to raise her daughter.

She is survived by her daughter, Elena "Lenny" Yvette Gaitan of El Mirage, AZ; a granddaughter, Rachel BriAnn Chaydez; a grandson Mark Anthony Chaydez Jr; four sisters; Jane Carrasco of Tempe, AZ, Guadalupe Keeme of Yuma, AZ, Henriqueta Valles of Gilbert, AZ, Josephine Granillo of Queen Creek, AZ; two brothers, Raul Gaitan of Gilbert, AZ, Merse Gaitan of Pinetop Lakeside, AZ.

She is preceded in death by her sister Francisca Ramirez.

Memorial services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Friday, December 4, 2015 at Sunwest Funeral Home in El Mirage, AZ. Following the memorial services will be an informal gravesite gathering in the Acacia Cremation Garden on premises.