A native of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, Maria has lived in the Tucson area since the 1980’s. She lives in the nearby town of Catalina, and her family includes her husband, two daughters, and a son.
Maria enjoys cooking and flowers, especially roses. She has had a variety of occupations, including food preparation in the public schools. She once owned and operated a restaurant the Oracle Junction restaurant in Oracle.
Maria loves holidays and decorating for the holidays, and most members of Dove of Peace have seen her holiday flourishes around the church at various times. Her favorite holidays are Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, and most of all, Christmas.