Elizabeth B. Baltazar
Elizabeth B. Baltazar
  • December 21, 1920 - December 24, 2017
  • Winter Garden, Florida

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Elizabeth B. Baltazar, of Florida, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 24, 2017. She was born in Iloilo City, Philippines, to the late Jose Bacaling and Magdalena Duyag, on December 21, 1920. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Juan Baltazar, and son-in-law Rene P Garcia. Beth, as she was known, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Santo Tomas, in the Philippines. She also took masteral studies in Social Work at the Philippine Women's University. Prior to immigrating to the United States, Beth was Clinical Instructor at the Quezon Institute Tuberculosis Hospital, an arm of the Philippine Tuberculosis Society, Inc. In 1967, upon arrival in the United States, she worked as a nurse at Chicago's Cook County Hospital for a few years before moving to Nashua, New Hampshire, where she worked on a supervisory level at both then Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital. Beth is survived by her daughter, Evelyn and her husband Norbert Weinert; son, Jonathan Baltazar; and daughter, Andrea Garcia; seven grandchildren: Eileen, Frederick, Karen, Joanne, Christopher, Kevin, Jennifer; nine great grandchildren: Abbie, Isabelle, Micah, Asad, Kishvar, Jafer, Mustafa, Katelyn, Cooper and former daughter in law, Lourdes Baltazar. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10 AM at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home in Winter Garden. Special thanks to the staff of Health Central Park for the special care that our mother received during her stay there."