Cabello, Elizabeth A., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Cartwright Hospice Residence. She was 93 years old. Elizabeth A. Escalera was born on August 31, 1917 in Mexico to the late Joseph and Virginia (Romero) Escalera Sr. Elizabeth had been a member of St Stephen Catholic Church since 1965 and active in the community. She volunteered at the Eastside Soup Kitchen for 15 years and also shared her gifts at Covenant Hospital as a messenger and a translator. Elizabeth was employed by Saginaw Steering Gear for over 40 years before retiring in 1991. Left to cherish her memory are her two children: Virginia Heighes and Robert (Patricia) Cabello Jr.; four grandchildren: Shannon (Ken) Taylor, Courtney (Joseph) McKeon, Robert Cabello III, and Elizabeth K. Cabello; three great grandchildren: Abby Otrodavec, Jack Taylor, Lila M. Calonge and many dear nieces. She was preceded in death by her two brothers: Charles LaRue, Joseph Escalera; one sister: Josephine Rich-Lentz. Elizabeth’s Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, August 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1310 Malzahn. Rev. Fr. James G. Heller will officiate. Rite of Committal will follow in St. Andrew Mausoleum. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Sunday, July 31, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Vigil Service will take place at 6:00 p.m. Elizabeth will lie in state at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Covenant VNA Hospice Partners In Caring. Please share your thoughts and memories with Elizabeth’s family at the funeral home, church or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.