- Deceased's name: Odalia Irene Guerrero
Odalia Irene Guerrero, 57, of Leesburg, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at her home.
Mrs. Guerrero was born Aug. 17, 1955, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to the late Francisco Duran and Mrs. Odalia Kittyle. She studied at the University of Guayaquil to be a Pharmaceutical Chemist. While attending the university she met her husband Angel Guerrero-Heredia. They married Dec. 21,1978, and moved to the United States in 1981. They have lived in the upper northeast over the years and have only recently moved to Virginia. She was an incredibly vibrant woman that will be remembered for her indomitable spirit, her magnetic personality, and her genuine love and concern for everyone around her.
Mrs. Guerrero is survived by her loving husband, Angel; four children: Christian Guerrero (Laura) of Whitehall, PA, Claire Starke (Greg) of Leesburg, VA, Kenneth Guerrero of Orlando, FL, and Kimberly Guerrero of Basking Ridge, NJ; her mother and three sisters in Ecuador; a brother: Francisco Duran in Valley Stream, NY; five grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends are invited to a visitation from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle SE, in Leesburg. A service will be held during the viewing at 3 p.m. Interment will be held privately at a later time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Relay for Life team, "ODALIA'S SUNSHINE", to raise money for cancer research and awareness. Details for the event can be found by visiting http://relay.acsevents.org/site/TR?px=30981761&pg=personal&fr_id=49800&s_src=boundlessfundraising&s_subsrc=bfiphone.
Online condolences may be sent at www.LoudounFuneralChapel.com.