January 13, 1929—October 31, 2018
Maria Alvarez went to be with our Lord on October 31, 2018, surrounded by her family. Maria was born on January 13, 1929, to Severa and Encarnacion Quinones. Maria is survived by her husband of 66 years, Thomas Alvarez, daughter Lydia, son John (Norma) and daughter in law Deborah. She was a loving grandmother to her grandchildren John (Ana), Sarah, Alyssa, Stacie, Stephanie. and her great-granddaughters Isabella and Elizabeth. Maria was preceded in death by her parents, brother Miguel Quinones, and son Thom.
Maria was a founding member of St. Francis of Assisi where she was past president of the Women’s Council, Eucharistic Minister, and active in the Society of the Rosary. Maria was a loving wife, devoted mother, and doting grandmother. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. The family would like to thank Brookdale Hospice for their care of Maria.