sunshine | 6/27/2013, 7:29 a.m.

a native Miamian, was born March 10, 1947 (Christian Hospital)and raised Overtown". Maria left us on June 21, 2013 at 4:13 p.m., at Memorial West Hospital, in Pembroke Pines, Florida.She is a retired teacher and school administrator with Miami Dade County Public Schools. She is a graduate of Miami Northwestern Senior High School, Class of 1965. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Speech and Drama from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Masters of Science in Secondary Education Curriculum and Instruction from Nova University. Maria was a candidate for an EDd. from Nova University in Educational /Organizational Leadership. Rosary 6 p.m. today, at St. Philip Neri, 15700 NW 20 Avenue Road, Opa-locka, FL 33316.Service 11 a.m., Thursday at St. Maxmilian Kolbe, 701 North Hiatus Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024.