EATON Maria P. (Alcaraz) Eaton, 92, passed away Thurs. Aug. 4 at Milford Hospital after an illness. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years, George Eaton in 2005. She is survived by 4 children, Maria Theresa Murphy of Dennis MA, Deborah A. Fanning of Carver MA, Mark E. Eaton of Venice FL., and Leslie J. Sebastiao of Uxbridge; 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She was also predeceased by 3 sisters; Anita Gleed, Hilda Renbarger, and Josie Bonfiglio. Born in Madrid, Spain on Jan. 3, 1924 Maria was the daughter of Enrique and Lillian (Armes) Alcaraz. She attended English boarding school and worked as a legal secretary for many years at the American Academy for Arts and Sciences in Jamaica Plain, retiring in 1980. She lived 20 years in W. Bridgewater before moving to Uxbridge in 2005. She was skilled at needlepoint stitching and enjoyed arts and crafts. A very kind woman she volunteered for meals on wheels and the battered woman’s shelter. Maria loved to spend time with her family and will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Her funeral will be held from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd. UXBRIDGE on Mon. Aug 8 with a Mass at 11am in St. Mary Parish, 77 Mendon St, Uxbridge. Burial will be held on Tues. Aug. 9 at 2:30pm in the National Veteran's Cemetery, Bourne, MA. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held on Mon. Aug. 8 from 9-10:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations in Maria’s memory may be made to the Blaire House of Milford Adult Day Health, 20 Claflin St., Milford MA 01757. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit: www.jackmanfuneralhomes.com
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Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Service
35 Snowling Rd
Uxbridge, MA 01569
Published in Boston Herald from Aug. 5 to Aug. 6, 2016