Ms. Cerda was born on April 7, 1951 and married Cipriano Cerda, who survives his wife. She worked as a cashier for Walgreens.

She is also survived by her children, Paula (Peter) Fudacz and Elena (Michael) Cash; her grandchildren, Peter Fudacz, Patrick Fudacz, Paige Fudacz and Michael Cash; her siblings, Sharon Airhart and Anthony Vasile; and her nieces and nephew, Amy (Brian) Airhart-Sheldon, Stephanie Vasile and Anthony Vasile.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Church in Riverside, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.