Full Name: Maria Isabel Sepulveda
Date of Death: Monday, November 8, 2021
June 20, 1937 – November 8, 2021
On November 8, 2021, Maria Isabel Sepulveda passed away surrounded by the love of her two daughters at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Paterson, New Jersey at 84 years old. Maria will be lovingly remembered by her two daughters Milca Lee & Rachel Rodriguez, four grandchildren Jessica Ortiz, Najee Maria Catoe, Crystal Jenice DeJesus, Sergio Enrique Dejesus, and her great-granddaughter Leilani Isabel Mitchell.
Born June 20, 1937 in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, at 18 years old she left the island of Puerto Rico, along with her brother Jose Maldonado (1936 – 2005), and headed to New York City to begin a new life. She lived a life filled with many accomplishments. She was an accomplished Seamstress, graduated Nursing School as a certified Hematologist, owned Multiple Properties, all while raising her two daughters, and working full time at Marcal Paper Products, Inc., for 30 years. She was a pioneer in many ways, with an unmatched work ethic that has been passed along to her children and grandchildren. Her family was the center of her world. She will be sorely missed but her family will cherish their memories of all times shared together for many years to come.