ARMAS, MARIA (MARY), 83, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2014. Born in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, she lived in New York before settling in Miami in 1970. She devoted the majority of her life to the care of children, her life-long passion. She is survived by her daughter, Maritza (Thomas) Julin, of Miami, her son Louis Armas, of Park City, Utah, her granddaughter Maren (Conor) Fyans and great grandson Agustin Thomas Fyans, of Bangkok, Thailand. She was predeceased by her husband, Luis, in 1977. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, February 13th at 10:00 a .m., at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, followed by burial at Caballero Rivero Woodlawn Cemetery, 11655 S.W. 117 Avenue.
Published in Miami Herald on Feb. 12, 2014