Margarita Tapia-Acosta

Posted Online: April 19, 2014, 9:06 pm
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Margarita Tapia-Acosta, 48, East Moline, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Visitation is 2-7 p.m. Monday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, with a liturgy service at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the family.
Margarita was born on Sept. 14, 1965, in Mexico, the daughter of Procuro and Dolores Acosta Tapia. She was married to Hector Moreno.
Survivors include her children, Juan Carlos Moreno, Anna Y. Moreno, Dolores D. Moreno, Miguel A. Moreno and Hector M. Moreno; grandchildren, Ailin, Juan, Yuritzi, Magali and Yailynn; and siblings, Martin, Gilberto, Socorro, Gloria, Imelda and Josefina.
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