Eumelia Arroyo, 80, of Streator passed away Monday, March 13, 2023 in Streator.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 17th at Solon-Telford Funeral Home in Streator.
Visitation will be from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 17th at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home in Streator. Father Austin Bosse will officiate.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Alexander Arroyo, Ryan Arroyo, Caleb Osborn, Roberto Mendoza, Harry Arroyo, and Michael Darm.
Born May 8, 1942, Eumelia was the daughter of Santos and Francesca Martinez. She married William Arroyo on May 28, 1966 in Maunabo, Puerto Rico.
She is survived by her husband, William Arroyo of Streator; daughters, Maribel (Myrna Garcia) Arroyo of Chicago, Elizabeth (Michael) Darm of Streator; son, Harry (Jennie Osborn) Arroyo of Streator; grandchildren, Ryan Arroyo, Madison Darm, Emily Arroyo, Alexander Arroyo, Olivia Arroyo; great grandchildren, Rayna Arroyo, Mason Arroyo, as well as one great grandchild on the way; five sisters and one brother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and one brother.
Born in Maunabo, Puerto Rico, she attended local schools. She moved to the United States in 1968 and settled in Streator. Eumelia loved to cook authentic Puerto Rican food for her family and enjoyed watching her soap operas and collecting Betty Boop memorabilia. She was a homemaker, neighborhood babysitter, and a full time grandma that loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren immensely. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
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