Obituary: Rachel Guillen

Obituary: Rachel Guillen

The Atlanta native and grandmother of four died after a 15-month battle with lung cancer.

Rachel Capeloto Guillen, 78, of Atlanta passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 14, 2018, after a 15-month battle with lung cancer.

Rachel was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Atlanta, where she lived most of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor Gabriel and Mary Piha Capeloto. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Manuel Guillen; her children, Michelle Lawrence (Chris), Carl Guillen (Laura) and Greg Guillen (Caroline); her most precious gifts, her four grandchildren, Lyndsey, Graham, Ford and Asher; her sister, Annette Schulman; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends.

Sign the online guestbook at A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 18, at 1 p.m. at the Freedman Chapel of the William Breman Jewish Home, 3150 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Weinstein Hospice at Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

read more: