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Tesalonica Perez Grutas

November 7, 1930 — May 31, 2023

Tesalonica Perez Grutas passed away on May 31st , 2023.

Tesalonica was born in Dupax, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines on November 7th, 1930 to Pastor Ponce Perez and Alejandra Guevara Perez. 

She married Dionisio Grutas Sr.

Tesalonica achieved a Bachelor of Science in education, and MA Child Psychology in early childhood development. She worked as an Elementary school teacher and later became an Elementary school Principal.

She loved to sing hymns, create photo albums of her family, spend time with her family, travel to the Philippines and Australia, she enjoyed talking with family and friends on the phone as well as shopping, Dine ins, watching the Philippines channel and attending church activities.


Tesalonica is preceded in death by her father Pastor Ponce Perez, mother Alejandra Guevara Perez, brothers, Severino Henry, Sergio, Pastor Jr. and husband Dioniso Sr.


She is survived by her children, Evelyn (Tom), Edith (Pol), Dale, Nida (Alex), Boy (Luz), Judith (David), and Warlowe.


Grandchildren, Honey, Carlo, Joseph, Tessa, Marco, Joy, Chinky, Jennifer, Lalaine, Rovelyn, Kay, Nica, Alex, JD, JR, and Nico.

Great-Grandchildren, Leah, Ase, Angelo, Yui, Nikka, Basti, Leonne, Vito, Sean, Pattie, Vincent, and Phoenix.


Brothers, Elpidio and  Romeo.

Sisters in law, Idang, Vicenta, Myrna, Linda.


She will forever live in our hearts.


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Saturday, June 17, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Saturday, June 17, 2023

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