Enrique Guzman-Garcia

January 3, 1969 - February 20, 2021
Enrique Guzman-Garcia


Enrique Guzman-Garcia, 52, husband of Helena Guzman, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at home after a sudden heart attack.

Born in Morelia Michoacan Mexico on January 3, 1969, the son of Imelda Garcia Alcantar and Rafael Guzman-Garcia.  In his native Mexico, he attended a technical school.

Mr. Guzman was employed by La Costa Mexican Restaurant for many, many  years.

He was a parishioner at St. Mark Catholic Church, Wilmington, NC.

Besides his wife, Helena, he is survived by his children: Olivia Guzman, Rafael Guzman, and Joseph Guzman; sisters: Enedina Guzman-Garcia, Genoveva Guzman-Garcia, Guadalupe Guzman-Garcia, Sandra Guzman-Garcia, and Socorro Guzman-Garcia; brothers: Eucario Guzman-Garcia; Eduardo Guzman-Garcia and Rafael Guzman-Garcia and many nieces and nephews.

Enrique was predeceased by his parents, Imelda Garcia Alcantar and Rafael Guzman-Garcia.

A visitation will be Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, with a rosary beginning at 6:00 PM, at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403.  (910-791-9099) A funeral mass will be held at St. Mark Catholic Church, 1013 Eastwood Road, Wilmington, NC 28403 on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 1:00 PM. The family requests that masks and social distancing be respected.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel – 1535 S. 41st Street Street Wilmington, NC 28403  910.791.9099.

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  • February 22, 2021
    Dwanda and Stanley Outlaw says:
    "Losing a Enrique has to be the worst things you can experience. I'm so sorry you are going through this, but please know we are thinking of you and your family. We will be praying for you and the family if you need anything, please let us know."

  • February 22, 2021
    Jeff and Renae Fountain says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Awesome family we miss seeing since we moved away! So sad to hear about Enrique!

  • February 23, 2021
    Colleen Heck says:
    My memory is Enrique waiving "hello" with a wonderful smile from the kitchen at La Costa Restaurant, where he was the "Chef King"! He will be missed by many in the Wilmington community of Mexican food loving people.

  • February 23, 2021
    Robin & Jerry Soto lit a candle:
    Lit since February 23, 2021 at 2:35:56 PM

  • February 24, 2021
    VictorBenitez says:
    Familia les acompaño los sentimientos de corazon desde la carretera aun estando millas lejanas. Oraciones de parte de my familia q los apreciamos de corazon muchisimo