PEREZ, DR. MARIA PIQUE "" Reunited with her husband and the Lord on June 22, 2013. Dr. Perez, 81 was a retired physician from Sanford, Florida who moved to Orlando in 2003. Dr. Perez was born on September 29, 1931 in Cuba. She graduated as a physician from the University of Havana. She and her husband moved to the United States in 1956. She is predeceased by her husband Dr. Luis M. Perez, and is survived by her two sons, Luis Martin Perez Jr. and his wife Tina of Chicago, and Tico Perez and his wife Donna of Orlando, and her two grandchildren, Luis and Gabriel. Dr. Perez enjoyed travel and collecting angels. She was a loving wife and a perfect mother. Catholic mass will be held at St. James Cathedral on Wednesday June 26, 2013 at 10:00 am and burial will occur at All Souls Catholic Cemetery in Sanford, Florida, at 2:00 pm. Dr. Perez requested that in leiu of flowers, contributions be made to St. Jude's Hospital or to the Central Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America Hispanic Scouting Initiative.

Published in the Orlando Sentinel from June 25 to June 26, 2013