Dr. Rosemary Belen Valencia, age 78, of Peru, died peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2021, after a two-year battle against Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
She is survived by her daughter; Abigail Valencia-Gooding and son in law; Greg Gooding, granddaughter; Mya, grandson; Greg, her brother; Edgar Valencia of Oglesby, siblings in the US as well as in the Philippines.
Dr. Valencia loved her LIFE’s work as a pediatrician at St. Margaret’s Hospital from 1975 until 2015. She was a living example of her favorite Bible verse, Philippians 4:13.
Due to Covid-19, a Memorial Mass will be held at a later date in the Illinois Valley.
Services are entrusted with the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle.
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