Mar 022011

Marco Maestas

Marco Anthony Maestas, 47, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. Mass was celebrated March 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Holbrook.

Marco was born on March 22, 1963, in Holbrook to Louis and Helen Maestas.

He enjoyed all sports, and participated in baseball, football and wrestling at Holbrook High School all four years with pride. He graduated from HHS in 1982.

Following graduation, he attended Phoenix College, where he continued wrestling and studied physical education.

He later moved to Chicago, Ill., where he worked as a produce manager and eventually became a chef at two Chicago restaurants.

Marco was a kind and caring man, and was dearly loved by his family.

Survivors include his father, Louis Maestas; his maternal grandmother, Gabie Gallegos; three sisters, Patricia Lopez (Albert), Pamela Hanson (Fred and Shea Maestas-Barela (James); a brother, Dean Maestas (Lisa); and 10 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Maestas; and a brother, Robert Maestas.

Owens Livingston Mortuary of Holbrook was in charge of the arrangements.