Mary Helen Guillen


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Mary Helen Guillen

September 18, 1947 – March 5, 2016


Mary Guillen was born on September 18, 1947 in Modesto, CA and resided in Brawley when she passed away of a sudden illness surrounded by her spouse and children on March 5, 2016. God opened his arms and carried her away to heaven.  Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt that loved her family very much. Happiest moments were when she was surrounded by her family.  We will miss you Momma!

Mary was married to John H. Guillen Jr. on June 28, 1974 in El Centro.

The Mass Service for Mary will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at St. Margaret Mary Church at 1:00 p.m. and will be officiated by Father Bernardo Lara.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Frye Chapel and Mortuary from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Burial will be private.

Mary is preceded in death by her mother, Diega Leon, her father, Sotero Leon, her sisters, Genieve Aguilar, Lorenza Leon, and Isabel Morales. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Dolores Garcia, Jose Leon, and Arnold Leon.

Mary is survived by her husband, John H. Guillen Jr., her sons, Raymond Lancaster, John Guillen III, Paul Guillen, Michael Guillen, and Luis Maldonado. She is also survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Leon, 3 grandsons, John Ethan Guillen, Nathan Lancaster, and Michael Gavin Guillen. As well as her siblings, Eleanor salgado, Rosa Sandoval, Juan Leon, Felipe Leon, and Salvador Leon.