Dolores C. “Lolly” Manasca
Dolores “Lolly” C. Manacsa, 84, a resident of Mundelein and formerly of Skokie, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016, at her home. She was born July 24, 1931 in the Philippines to Alejandro and Felisa Chavez. After earning her degree and beginning her career as an accountant, she married the love of her life Bert and started their family of four children. She went on to make real her dream of moving the family to America to ensure an even brighter future. There, she was the enduring foundation of a clan that spanned four generations, living a life of humility, quiet strength and untiring care for her family. Lolly is survived by her children Odette (Billy) Prudencio, Gilbert “Chaz”, Rosela (Chuck) Simpson, and Gerry (Karina); her grandchildren Khristine (Ian) Anderson, Kevin (Claudia) Prudencio, and Solange Simpson; her great-grandchildren Owen and Kyle; her nieces Grace (Ronnie) Garcia, Loida “Loowee” Manacsa, Myrna (Wilfredo) Peralta, and Tessie (Celestino) Cacao; her nephew Mandy Cuvos; her grand niece Grachelle (Mark) Linton; her great-grand nieces Violet and Avery; her grand nephew Ryan Garcia; her caregivers Beth Aurelio and Susan Villaceran; and her many other nieces, nephews, and their children. Family and friends may visit on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, 2016, from 3:00pm until 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Monday, May 16, 2016 at 11:00am at St. Paul the Apostle, 6401 Gages Lake Rd., Gurnee, IL. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9900 Gross Point Rd., Skokie, IL. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. For information, call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.