|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1933|
Puerto Rico, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 23, 2008|
LAWRENCE — Maria Antonia Aponte, 74, of Lawrence, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008 at the Lawrence General Hospital.
The daughter of the late Anselmo and Rosaria (Cortez) Aponte, Maria was born in Cidra, Puerto Rico, where she received her education. She came to Lawrence in 1968. She was a homemaker. She attended St. Mary of the Assumption Church. She was very family-oriented, always cooking favorite foods for her family.
The widow of Faustino Diaz, she is survived by a daughter, Maria Diaz of Lawrence; sons, Faustino Diaz and Pablo Diaz, both of Springfield, Benito Rios of Salem, N.H. and Sampson Rios of Lawrence; her twin brother, Leonicio Aponte of Cidra; brothers, Luis Aponte and Thomas Aponte, both of Lawrence; sisters, Carmen Aponte of Cidra, Ana Aponte of Orlando, Fla. and Juana Aponte of Hollywood, Fla.; 19 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be held Friday, Sept. 26, 2008 at 1 p.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Hampshire Street, Lawrence. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Lawrence. Relatives and friends may call Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Boles Memorial-Baron-McAuliffe-Yameen Funeral Home, 184 Jackson St., Lawrence (978-686-0386).
Immaculate Conception Cemetery
Created by: Smitty
Record added: Sep 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30073824
D. J. Goldman
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