Edgar Palacios

Edgar Palacios was born in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, on March 19, 1937 he passed away on June 11, 2015 . He was the beloved son of the late Gumercindo Palacios and Juana Mendez de Palacios. Edgar helped his parents while growing up and was one of six children. He met, his wife, Maria Emila Araujo de Palacios and was married on February 11, 1968. Edgar and his wife immigrated to the United States and settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1971 along with other family members establishing the first American Latino generation in the United States. Edgar was dearly loved by all and every weekend the family would gather to enjoy each other’s company after a long week of work. Edgar’s favorite sport was Soccer and was a dedicated player. In the mid 1980’s he coached little league which every member of the family was a part of. He contributed within the Latino Community by coaching Little League and was very proud of being able to shape young minds in the art of soccer. His favorite statement would always be: “This is who we are and this is where we come from. Even though we immigrated to the U.S. we should never forget.” Edgar is survived by his wife Maria Emilia Araujo de Palacios of Dorchester, MA, and his two daughters, Claudia Rodriguez, of Providence, RI and Juana Cherif Machichi and husband Chamcheddine Cherif Machichi of Malden MA and by three grandchildren, Greg Jose, Gabirela Alejandra and Valentina Victoria. “In the name of GOD we gather once again because God wanted this In the name of GOD” -Amen A viewing will be held Tuesday, June 16th at 10: 00 a.m. followed by a ceremony at 11:00 a.m. at Boston Cremation, 287 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-Tel: (781) 322- 0909. At the conclusion of the service the family will be returning to 15 Washington St. in Dorchester and all are welcome to join them.  


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  1. Nidia & Danny LaRoche on June 13, 2015 at 6:55 pm

    My dear Aunt and cousins, our deepest sympathy to you all.

    Your father always had a smile for everyone and made me laugh throughout my life. I will always love and remember him.. to me he will always be my “pachita”- as I used to call him…which he loved.

  2. Cathy Garcia on June 13, 2015 at 10:02 pm

    Mi Querida Madrina, Claudia y Lookie..
    Padrino.. Fue y es un gran hombre que nunca nos olvidaremos de su gran corazon y su sonrisa contagiosa.. nunca olvidaremos de los bellos recuerdos que todos hemos compartido con el..
    Padrino Edgar, junto con mi Papà.. cuiden de nosotros..ustedes son nuestros angelès…
    de su ahijada Cathy

  3. Mayra Fleury on June 14, 2015 at 1:03 am

    yo personalmente tengo muy bonitos recuerdos de Edgar en los años 80 siempre habían reuniones familiares, yo nunca eh sido bailadora pero Edgar siempre siempre me sacava a bailar yo le decía hay Edgar yo no bailo yo tengo 2 pies izquierdos pero el siempre me dijo no se a preocupe Mayra venga se vamos a bailar y no le importaba que yo bailará a lo o positivo de el. Siempre lo recordare con mucho cariño. Que descanse en paz y que Diosito lo tenga en santa gloria.♥

  4. Betsy Ericastilla on June 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    My condolences to Edgar’s family and my deepest sympathies. I have fond memories of Edgar and his family when I lived in Boston. All the family get togethers and family reunions are never forgotten. Receive all my love a and so sorry for your loss.

  5. Juana Cherif Machichi on June 15, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    I am reading everyones comment you Mayra he loved to dance thank you for those kind memories of my dad, Nidia he was your pachita for sure he once said you are his Lorena. Cathy not much I can say but he wanted you to be happy and at peace he is with your father and they are both

    I would like to apologize the date was not mentioned June 16, 2015 at Boston Ceremony

  6. Elisa Jaramillo on June 16, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    Querida Tia Mila, Lookie, y Claudia – Que dios le fortalece durante este momento tan difificil. Tengo muchos recuerdos de Edgar especialmente su sonrisa durante los bailes de mi juventud. Les cargo en mi corazon hoy y para siempre!

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