Maria M. Diaz, 72, of Lawrence, a former longtime Lynn resident passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth, NH from complications of Cocid-19.
Maria was born and educated in Santiago, Dominican Republic, the daughter of the late Lucia Diaz and Rodolfo Paulino. She lived ii Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, before moving to San Juan Puerto Rico in the late 1980's where she was employed as a housekeeper. Maria moved to Massachusetts in 2013 after her retirement and settled in Lynn. Maria enjoyed walking around downtown Lynn and the shore drive. She enjoyed visiting with her sister, Altagracia Diaz and her family and speaking on the phone with her other sister, Isabel Diaz.
Maria is remembered as a happy person who enjoyed making others smile and laugh. She also spent much time with her great niece, Ely McDonough and her husband William McDonough of Lynn.
Maria is survived by her son Nestor R. Diaz and his wife, Angela (Bonilla) Diaz of Lawrence, who cared for her in the last fews months of life, where she happy and planned a long time with them and during that time made them laugh and have fun.
A funeral service will be held, Monday, January 4, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Farrah Funeral Home, 133 Lawrence St; Lawrence, MA 01841. A funeral service will begin at 12:00 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence.
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