Maria Perez Alvarez, 85, of Branford, died Sunday June 2, 2013 in Ledgewood 3, BHHCC, Branford. She was the widow of Manuel Alvarez.
Mrs. Alvarez was born in Buenos Aries, Argentina, August 15, 1927, a daughter of the late Francisco and Carmen Caballero Perez. She was a communicant of St. Mary Church, Branford.
She was the devout and devoted mother to Carmen Alvarez (Gary) Gunneson of Branford, and Alexandra Alvarez of Branford; grandmother to Christian and Stephen Gunneson, Christina Buckanavage Alvarez and Gabriela Buckanavage; and sister to Isabel Vasquez of Queens, NY.
Her family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to the staff at Ledgewood 3 Rehabilitation BHHCC, especially to her "cookies."
Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday morning at 11:00 in St. Mary Church, Branford. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 – 8 PM in the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to St. Mary Church, 731 Main St., Branford, CT 06405, or to EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Rd., Irondale, AL 35210.
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