Maria A. Alvarado
April 29, 1958 – July 11, 2015
Maria A. Alvarado, age 57, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 11, 2015.
Maria was born in Coamo, Puerto Rico on April 29, 1958. She worked for many years in the manufacturing industry.
Possessing a strong will and unconquerable spirit, Maria was described as a true fighter by those who knew her best. She had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed making others laugh. Maria was a loving and devoted daughter, sister, mother and grandmother and will be remembered as a caring individual who opened her heart to many.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Carmen Maria Robles; step father, Carmelo Lopez; and by several brothers and sisters. Maria is survived by her children, Brenda Santiago (Noel Jimenez), Richard Santiago (Charlene Torres) and Alex Santiago; longtime companion, Eulogio Santiago; brother, Carlos; sisters, Maria, Elsie and Juanita; and grandchildren, Krystal, Yesenia, Anthony, Richard, Jr. and Jonthiya.
A funeral service will be held at 3 pm on Thursday afternoon, July 16, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm. Interment will be private.