Maria Montaño Gerardo, 83, of Phoenix, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Native to Arizona, she was born to Francisco and Maria Gerardo in Tempe, AZ on July 30, 1937. Maria was loved dearly by all who knew her, especially her beloved children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Mike Contreras. She is survived by her children, Joseph M. Enriquez, Victor Carlos Enriquez, Juanita Contreras, Frances Contreras, Polo Reyna, Rosemary Reyna and Irene Reyna, along with many many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 P.M., on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd., in Phoenix. On Friday, March 12, 2021, Rosary Prayers will be said at 9:30 A.M. with a Funeral Service to follow at 10:00 A.M. at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home. Burial will take place at 11:30 A.M. at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 719 N. 27th Ave., in Phoenix. For those unable to attend, a live stream of the Rosary and Funeral Service will begin at 9:30 A.M. and can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/WhitneyMurphyFH/live/
Condolences and Hugs from Home may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com
My most sincere and heartfelt condolences to all. May God bless you and give you strength and comfort. Rip
Sally Gerardo Rosales
Our deepest condolences on the loss of My Tia Nacha. May your hearts be filled with the wonderful memories of joyful times you spent together as you celebrate a life well lived. Please know that you are in the thoughts and prayers of our entire family. Love you all my cousins
Carlos Rosales and Sally “Dana” Gerardo Rosales and Family.
Eternal Rest Granted unto Her O Lord, and May the Perpetual Light Shine upon Her. May She and All Our Dearly Departed Rest in Peace.