Kayla Jeanne Escalante, 27, of Ludlow, Massachusetts passed away this spring. Her death was unforeseen and tragic.
Kayla, daughter of Michael Escalante and Laurie A. Higgins Escalante, was born on a beautiful spring day in Springfield Massachusetts on May 30, 1991. She attended local schools including Cathedral High School and Ludlow High School receiving her GED from the OWL program in Springfield Massachusetts. She will be missed by her heart broken mother and father, Laurie and Michael. Her brothers, Robert Escalante and Jason Escalante; her sister, Crystal Escalante; paternal grand parents, Betty and Joe Escalante; and many cousins, aunts and uncles. Most importantly she will be missed by her sweet daughter. Calling hours for Kayla will be held on Wednesday June 13th from 4pm to 7pm at the Ratell Funeral Home, 200 Main St., Indian Orchard, MA 01151. The Family invites you to join them on Thursday June 14th at 11:00 am at Ratell Funeral Home for a Celebration of Life for Kayla followed by burial of her ashes at St. Aloysius Cemetery, Berkshire Avenue, Indian Orchard, Massachusetts.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Escalante Family c/o Ratell Funersal home, 200 Main St., Indian Orchard, Ma. 01151 (Please specify "Lyric Escalante-Dionne Trust fund") so an Educational / Trust fund can be set up for her daughter. Kayla will forever be in all of our lives spiritually, when you close your eyes you will see her gorgeous smile and feel her abundant love. She was loved by many and was extremely influential to others. She always put others first and was a selfless person. She was with us then, and she is with us now and she will be with us forever. Kayla was predeceased by her beloved Mémère, Jeanne M. Higgins and great Pépère.
Lyric Escalante-Dionne Trust Fund
87 Prokop Avenue, Ludlow MA 01056