Nicanora Barroso HANAHAN - Nicanora "Nora" Barroso, age 87, of Hanahan SC, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 6th 2012 at her residence. She was born in Pasig-Rizal, Philippines on January 10th 1925 to the late Bernado Umali and Agapita Banaag Umali. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and was a wonderful cook. Nora was a teacher in the Division of City Schools in Manila, Philippines for more than 20 years. She later worked as a social worker in New York City. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and a member of Our Lady of Fatima prayer group. She was a member of the Filipino Community Center, Moncks Corner. Nora is survived by her daughter: Maria Corazon of New York; sisters: Priscilla Sta. Cruz of New York, and Agnes Rueca of New York; brothers: Rodolfo Umali of Marlboro NJ, Mario Umali of Japan, and Macario Umali of the Philippines; nephew: Bobby Gapud of Charleston; grandchildren: Christine and Leah. She was preceded in death by her husband: Reynaldo Barroso, and her son: GB Barroso. Funeral will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 10th 2012 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 510 St. James Avenue Goose Creek, SC 29445. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Sunday, December 9th 2012 at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home, 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406. The family is gratefully accepting floral tributes in honor of Nora Barroso. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.carolinamemorial.com. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Dec. 8, 2012