Maria Rosario Allen
October 5, 1927 – January 2, 2019
Maria R. Allen, 91, of Brandon, Florida peacefully stepped into eternity on January 2, 2019.
She is survived by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Maria enjoyed cooking, sewing and reading. She loved to cook “birthday dinners” for her family and having them around her being boisterous and happy. As an emigrant, she loved her new country USA. She always displayed an appreciation of the U.S. and a commitment to making this her home. She was insistent that learning English was critical, she saw it as an ethical obligation. Maria became an Naturalized Citizen of the USA on March 26 , 1965. Maria has a strong work ethic which she passed to her family. Maria loved her Lord, she worked many years as nursery attendant at several churches. She loved children and always sang “Jesus Loves Me” to all her babies. She lived life as a humble and faithful servant to Christ. A memorial service will be held on January 26th at 1:00pm at Brandon Church of the Nazarene, 114 N. Kingsway Road, Brandon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Compassionate Ministries in Maria’s memory. www.ncm.org/memorial
- Compassionate Ministries
- Memorial Service Saturday, January 26, 2019