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Gladys Aguirre
Viewing: November 9, 2017 (Thursday) from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Service: November 9, 2017 (Thursday) at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Our Lady of Victory Church

Mrs. Gladys Aguirre

(Age 95)

On Monday, November 6, 2017 of Northwest Washington, D.C.  Beloved wife of Dr. Francisco Aguirre (deceased), loving mother of Gladys, Francisco Xavier, Mariangeles, Rafael Eugenio, Guiomar and Alejandra.  She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Aguirre was born on July 9, 1922 in León, Nicaragua. Her parents were Rafael and María Luisa Sacasa.  She married Dr. Francisco Aguirre on December 27, 1941 and they both lived to celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary. She joined her husband in exile from Nicaragua in 1948 and lived in Northwest Washington, D.C. for 69 years, most of them in the Spring Valley neighborhood where her home was referred to as the “Blue House” due to the color of its Christmas decorations. Her home was also the “DC Design House” in 2012. Mrs. Aguirre was also a member of the University and Congressional Country Clubs.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, November 9, beginning at 10:00 a.m. to be followed at 11:00 a.m. by mass, both at Our Lady of Victory Church, 4835 MacArthur Blvd., N.W. Washington D.C. Burial will be immediately thereafter at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Aspen Hill, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mrs. Aguirre’s memory to Habitat for Humanity in Nicaragua. Checks should be made payable to Habitat Para La Humanidad, Nicaragua. Please send them to 4835 Yuma, Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20016.


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