Maria Lorenzo

April 24, 1924April 8, 2011

Maria D. Lorenzo, age 86, of Lakewood, NJ, passed away Friday in the Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. Born in Cabanas, Cuba, she immigrated to the US in 1966. She settled in Manhattan, NY and resided there until moving to Lakewood 23 years ago. Prior to retirement, Maria was a professional seamstress. She was a sweet person with a strong will, and despite being a widow at an early age, she endeavored to keep her family together as she raised 4 children through some challenging times. Maria was an avid gardener. Wife of the late Evelio Farrat who predeceased her in 1958, she was predeceased by 6 brothers and 3 sisters. She is survived by her loving children, Elida Farrat, Bertha Parets, Dr. Jorge Farrat, and Hema Chandranatha; her dear sisters, Gliceria Lorenzo and Maria Antonia Lorenzo; and her cherished 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the D’Elia Funeral Home, Rt. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. Her funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Mary Queen of Peace Mausoleum Chapel in St. Mary of The Lake Cemetery, Lakewood. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bertha Parets, 8 Arizona Ave., Jackson, NJ 08527 to establish a memorial in St. Mary’s Cemetery. For further information or to post a tribute online, please visit www.


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 12, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 12, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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