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Ridge Hill Memorial Park
Tuesday October 20th, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Rosa M. Marrero

Rosa M. Marrero (nee Oquendo), age 88, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2020 at Magnolia Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation in Covington, Tennessee.

She was born March 2, 1932 in Caguas, Puerto Rico to Jose and Juana (nee Ramos) Oquendo.  She moved to the Lorain area in 1953.  There she worked for the Ford Motor Company for 16 years until her retirement in 1989.  In 2002 she moved to Tennessee to live near her daughter Linda.

A member of 1st Spanish Baptist Church in Lorain, Rosa enjoyed volunteering for many of the church functions.  She loved to sing and enjoyed cooking for her family.

Surviving are her sons, Jose L. Marrero Jr., Richard Marrero, David Marrero and Tony Marrero; daughters, Nellie (John) Rose, Sandra Marrero, Linda (Jeff) Hopper, Norma Muniz, Grace (Luis) Trinidad, Rosa Hightower, Georgia, and Alice (Randy) Barger; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Casimiro “El Negro” Oquendo-Brooklyn and Guiso Mojica and her sister, Rachel Gutierrez.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Jose Marrero; both parents and her sister, Juanita Perez.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 20 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral services at 12:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain. 

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Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
May my beautiful sister Rosa Rest In Peace

Guiso and Carmen Mojica Oct 19 2020 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.

Raul & Diane Agosto Oct 18 2020 12:00 AM

Sending my condolences to the family. She was a great women and mother in law you will be sadly missed. I can remember a time when she seen me and got so excited. I love you

Brenda Marrero Oct 13 2020 12:00 AM

I remember Dona Rosa from my days at First Spanish Baptist Church when I was a young girl. She was always so sweet and always involved in activities with the church. Her family & her faith & love for God were her everything. My sincerest condolences to the family during this time. May God be with you all.

Sophia Hernandez-Ortiz Oct 12 2020 12:00 AM