Maria Teresa Alvarez (Tamargo)

Date of Death: 
March 18th, 2020

Maria Teresa Alvarez, age 76, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on March 18, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. Maria was born on October 15, 1943 in Ciego de Avila, Cuba to Jesus and Irene Tamargo. She came to the United States in 1968 to build a better life and made her home in Philadelphia. She was a devoted daughter and cared for her beloved parents, Jesus and Irene, into their old age. She worked relentlessly to support advanced educations for her children and was an incredible mother who supported their dreams. Maria was most happy when surrounded by her loving husband, children and grandkids. She gave all of herself to her family each day and nothing was more important to her. She will be dearly missed, and her strength will never be forgotten. Maria is survived by and will be deeply missed by her devoted husband of 55 years, Pedro Alvarez, and her children Maria Lichorobiec and her husband Tom Lichorobiec and Pedro Alvarez, Jr. and his husband Marc Henderson; her treasured grandchildren Colin and Mia, and her nephews Raphael Tamargo and Hector Tamargo and her sister in law Vivian Tamargo. She is preceded in death by her dear brother Jose Tamargo. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to her Parish of 50 years, Maternity B.V.M Church, 9220 Old Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19115 Funeral services and interment at this time are private. A memorial service will be planned in the near future.

Memories and Condolences

A wonderful model in courage, strength, and devotion. May her memory be a blessing forever and her children honor her name through deeds of loving kindness. My heart breaks for the entire family. I know she is holding G-Ds hand and resting in his loving arms ‘
Pedro: Keeping you and your family in our prayer in this moment of grief. All of you can be at peace knowing that Maritere is now with her parents in the arms of the Lord Sincerely Emilio, Grace and Emilio Mansilla
PEDRO: Mi mas sentido pesame a ti y toda la familia. Maritere fue mi amiga y companera de Colegio aunque aqui nunca nos vimos. Que Dios la tenga entre la gloria.
As evidenced in knowing the beautiful caring honest and devoted daughter of Maria and Pedro it is obvious the loving mother Maria was. Her strength and character lives on in her son daughter and grandchildren. God bless you all at this time and may he cover you with his peace and comfort.

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