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Lourdes “Dette” (Liwanag) Blake

April 22, 1936 — October 21, 2022

Davenport, Barrington

Lourdes Blake (nee Liwanag), age 86, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, October 21, 2022, with her loving family by her side.

Born in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 22, 1936, Lourdes grew up in Mandaluyong and studied dentistry. She practiced dentistry in the Philippines until she emigrated to the United States in the mid-1960s. She lived in Chicago, where she was also a practicing dentist, and became a US citizen in 1974.

Lourdes is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Terrence Blake; loving daughter Karyn (John) Macfarlane; and cherished grandchildren Ian, Vivian, and Graham Macfarlane. Lourdes was preceded in death by her parents, Flaviana (nee Balgos) and Perfecto Santos.

Visitation for Lourdes will be held on Saturday, November 19 from 9:30am until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:30am at St. Anne Catholic Community, 120 N. Ela Street, Barrington, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Lourdes’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association ( https://www.alz.org ) and/or Marytown ( https://www.marytown.com ).

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Visitation

Saturday, November 19, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Anne Catholic Community

120 Ela St, Barrington, IL 60010

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Anne Catholic Community

120 Ela St, Barrington, IL 60010

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