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File #: 16-1546    Version: 1 Name: NANCY FRANCO-MALDONADO, IN MEMORIAM
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 2/5/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 3/2/2016 Final action: 3/2/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION NANCY FRANCO-MALDONADO, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Nancy Franco-Maldonado, the dear wife of the Honorable Roberto Maldonado, Alderman of the 26th Ward and a former Cook County Commissioner, from our midst; and WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado was the much-adored mother of Rene, Roberto II and Raquel, to whom she imparted values of character, strength and kindness. Nancy also leaves behind her parents, Felicita Montanez and Hector Franco and many relatives and friends; and WHEREAS, born on January 13, 1970, into a family of community activists, Nancy Franco-Maldonado was raised in the Humboldt Park neighborhood and graduated from St Boniface Elementary School, Holy Trinity High School and Rosary College in River Forest; and WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado worked for fifteen years as a mortgage underwriter and later as an auditor for Household Bank International, she eventually left her profession to raise her ch...
Sponsors: LUIS ARROYO JR, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN P. DALEY, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, JOAN PATRICIA MURPHY, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

NANCY FRANCO-MALDONADO, IN MEMORIAM

WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Nancy Franco-Maldonado, the dear wife of the Honorable Roberto Maldonado, Alderman of the 26th Ward and a former Cook County Commissioner, from our midst; and

WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado was the much-adored mother of Rene, Roberto II and Raquel, to whom she imparted values of character, strength and kindness. Nancy also leaves behind her parents, Felicita Montanez and Hector Franco and many relatives and friends; and

WHEREAS, born on January 13, 1970, into a family of community activists, Nancy Franco-Maldonado was raised in the Humboldt Park neighborhood and graduated from St Boniface Elementary School, Holy Trinity High School and Rosary College in River Forest; and

WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado worked for fifteen years as a mortgage underwriter and later as an auditor for Household Bank International, she eventually left her profession to raise her children and devote more time to advancing the goals and aspirations of her community; and

WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado reached out to assist single mothers by coordinating turkey giveaways and boot drives and actively supported the Save Our Seniors Foundation (S.O.S.) and the LGBT community; and

WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado was a trusted sounding board for her husband and served as his chief political advisor during his two aldermanic election campaigns, a role in which she helped to shape and define key policy initiatives; and

WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado actively supported the building of the 65th Infantry Borinqueneers building to provide affordable housing for Latino veterans. She also envisioned the construction of the Paseo Boricua Arts building, a mixed-use building designed to provide affordable residences for artists with commercial space and a theatre on the ground floor; and

WHEREAS, Nancy Franco-Maldonado campaigned to name the Humboldt Park Lib...

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