Maria Guadalupe Garcia, "Lupe" entered into rest peacefully on January 31, 2023, in Tucson, Arizona.
Lupe was born on January 7, 1946, in Morenci, Arizona, to parents Maria Gonzalez Chacon and Juan Chacon. Her siblings included; Cornelio Chacon, John Chacon, Robert Chacon, Pat Chacon, Tony Chacon, Margie Chacon, and Carol Gonzalez.
Lupe attended Clifton schools. She grew up in Clifton, AZ. She worked as a receptionist in hospitality. Lupe graduated from Eastern Arizona College. She had a very strong faith in God.
Lupe was blessed with three children; Perry, Judy, and Charles. She was a devoted mother to her three children and always put their needs first. Being a grandmother was the joy of her life. She moved and resided in Safford, AZ. She loved living an independent life and made many friends. She spoke very highly of all those she knew.
Her hobbies included reading, playing board games, tending to her birds, and gardening. She enjoyed cooking for her grandchildren and spending as much time as possible with them. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by: her children, Perry, Judy, and Charles (Tiffany); her grandchildren, Perry Jr., Jesse, Alex, Judy, Catalina, Kalia, Aaron, Coye, Jacelynn, and Adrienne; her great-grandchildren, Micah, Addalynn, and Elijah; her sisters and brothers, nieces and nephews, numerous extended family members, and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Maria and Juan Chacon; and her brother, Pat Chacon; and nephew, Robert Chacon Jr.
A Celebration of Life for Lupe will be conducted on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., at the Vining Funeral Home. Following her celebration there will be a procession to the Safford Cemetery with graveside services. A luncheon will follow at 1314 W. 19th Street in Safford, AZ.