Maria Elena Casillas

Maria Elena Casillas

January 03, 1950 - November 09, 2018
Laguna Hills CA

Maria Elena Casillas

January 03, 1950 - November 09, 2018
Laguna Hills CA


Maria Elena Casillas, 68, of Laguna Hills, passed away peacefully at home November 9 2018.

Maria Elena was born January 3 1950 to Elisa Cota Mayen and Arturo Casillas. 43 years ago she married Roberto Macias on June 12, 1976; they have been a residents of Laguna Hills California for 26 years.

A devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Maria Elena touched the lives of everyone she ever met, and welcomed everyone. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed cooking, making beautiful flower arrangements, feeding those who walked in her door. She had a unique ability to find the beauty in everything and the good in everyone. Maria Elena will be remembered for her amazing ability to put people at ease with her sage insight, compassion, kindness, encouraging words and her quick witty humor.

Maria Elena is survived by her loving and devoted husband Roberto Macias; their two sons, Robert (Flora), Alfredo (Maureen); and her seven grandchildren Jacob, Brian, Nathan, Aidan, Mason, Nicholas and Isabel.

Maria Elena’s surviving relatives include her parents Elisa Cota Mayen and Arturo Casillas (Sonia Casillas); three sisters Raquel Guillen, Elisa Peraza and Sonia Casillas; and four brothers Benito Peraza, Arturo Casillas, Jerry Casillas and Xavier Casillas; and countless loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at 10:00am on December 2, 2018 at O’Connors Mortuary in Laguna Hills, a private interment will be held with family.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation at 191 Waukegan Road, Ste 105  Northfield, IL 60093.

Memorial Service

  • Date & Time: December 02, 2018 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Venue: O'Connor Mortuary
  • Location: 25301 Alicia Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (949) 581-4300

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18 responses to Maria Elena Casillas

  1. Lynne Lee says:

    We are so very sad to know your beautiful mother has died. She will be missed by so many. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. In deepest sympathy, Richard and Lynne Lee

  2. May my condolences bring you comfort and my prayers ease the pain of this loss, I am really sorry, hugs for you, my padrino and your mom, and Roberto Macias,

  3. So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of all of you during this difficult time.

  4. So sorry for your lose. She was a fabulous lady that always brought a good conversation and a smile to our face. She will be missed.

  5. I am saddened to hear of Maria’s passing. She was a wonderful person and I will always remember her fondly.

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