Thursday, June 19, 2014
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Pilar Elena DiazChancellor, 86, passed away June 15 surrounded by her children, Roy and Neal Chancellor, and Loretta Barton, after a valiant fight against her failing kidneys and other complications following a heart valve replacement at Florida Hospital, Orlando.

Elena was a native and deceded from a long line of Key West people that reached back into her Spanish roots.

She is survived by her three children and six grandchildren, Terry, Stacy, Stephanie, Joleana, Jason, and Chet, 9 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.

Elena was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Neal Chancellor, four sisters, Maria, Juliette, Amelia, Lourdes and brother William Diaz.

Everyone who meet her, loved her. She will be long remembered and forever cherished by family and her many friends.

A viewing will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday June 21 from 9 to 10 a.m. immediately followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church.

Castillo & Thurston's Key West Mortuary and Cremation center are entrusted with all arrangements.