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Philindia S. Guzman

Philindia “Phil” S. Guzman, 33, Rockford, formerly of Oregon, died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at her home. 

Phil was born Feb. 9, 1980 in Rockford, the daughter of Miguel and Linda (Buntyn) Guzman. 

Her father preceded her in death on August 27, 1993.  

Phil was an Oregon High School graduate in the Class of 1998. 

Phil was a manager at McDonalds, Oregon, for seven years.  

She enjoyed time with her three dogs, Ghost, Mia, and LA LA. 

She also enjoyed spending quality time with her nieces and nephews. 

Phil is survived by her mother, Linda (Mike) Johnson, Oregon; brother, Michael Guzman, Oregon; sisters, Anita Guzman, Rockford, and Pamela Guzman, Byron;  nephew, Isiah Gooden, Byron; nieces, Keirney Guzman, Rockford, and Amaya Gooden, Byron; cousins, Mindy (David) Purkeypile, Rockford, and their children, David Jr. and Austin Purkeypile, Rockford, John (Kim) Buntyn, Rockford, and their children, Christopher Buntyn and Tiffany Noakes, Rockford.

Besides her father, Phil was preceded in death by her grandmother, Georgia Lee Buntyn.

Visitation for Phil will be Thursday, May 9  from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt, Mt. Morris.

Cremation rites will be accorded immediately following the visitation. 

Phil’s smile and big heart elevated every room she entered. 

Phil did not lose her fight with cancer; the Lord gained an amazing daughter, sister, friend, and person.

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