Peaceful 08

Maria Toro

November 3, 1945 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 73)

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Maria Stella Toro, de 73 años, falleció pacíficamente rodeada de sus familiares mas cercanos el martes 6 de agosto de 2019. Nació en Andes, Colombia, el 3 de noviembre de 1945.

Ella era una esposa, madre y abuela amorosa, cariñosa y dedicada. Ella fue una mujer muy fuerte  y dejó un legado de amor y dedicación por su familia. No le tenía miedo a nadie ni a nada y dedicó  su vida a querer a su familia y  disfrutar cada momento juntos. Le encantaba pasar tiempo con familia y amigos, reír, bailar, coser y ver sus novelas.

Durante muchos años trabajó en Mount Holyoke College del cual ella se retiró en Diciembre del 2015. Allí ella conoció y mantuvo amistades que le llenaron el corazón de  bonitos  recuerdos.

A María le sobreviven su esposo, dos hijas y sus esposos y cuatro nietos; y varios otros parientes amorosos y amigos cercanos.

Se celebrará  una misa en su honor y habra un entierro íntimo. La familia desea agradecer de todo corazon a todos aquellos que la cuidaron durante su enfermedad y sus últimos días.

Misa será celebrada el Sábado 17 de Agosto, en la Iglesia Inmaculada Concepción, 54 N Summer St, Holyoke, MA 01040 a las 900 de la mañana.

 

 

Maria Stella Toro, age of 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by her closest family members on Tuesday,  August 6th, 2019. She was born in Andes, Colombia on November 3, 1945.

Maria was a loving, caring and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.  She was a very strong woman  who left a legacy of love and dedication for her family. She wasn’t afraid of anyone or anything and dedicated her life to love her family and enjoy every moment together. She loved to spend time with her family and friends , to laugh, to dance, to sew and to watch her novelas (soap operas).

For many years she worked at Mount Holyoke College from where she retired in December of 2015. There she met a lot of friends, which filled her heart with many beautiful memories.

Maria is survived by her husband, two daughters and their husbands and four grandchildren; and a number of other loving relatives and close friends.

We are having a mass to honor her and an intimate funeral. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her during her illness and her last days.

Mass will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019, at the Iglesia Inmaculate  Conception Church, 54 N Summer St, Holyoke, MA 01040 at 9:00 am.

 

Donations in Maria's name may be made to the Breast Cancer Fund, Rays of Hope c/o Baystate Medical, 3400 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01199.


Services

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 17, 2019

9:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
54 North Summer St.
Holyoke, MA 01040

Cemetery
Saturday
August 17, 2019

10:20 AM
Forestdale West Cemetery Association
Rock Valley Rd.
Holyoke, MA 01040

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