BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Maria Milagros Flores, 80, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, Aug. 30, at Bridgeport Hospital of cancer.
Flores was born Dec. 30, 1934, the oldest of six, to Arturo Ferrer and Rafaela Torres in Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico.
A mother of six, she helped raise her grandchildren and instilled her Catholic beliefs of unity and peace. She enjoyed family gatherings, playing bingo and the occasional trip to the casinos.
She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Raul Flores.
She is survived by four daughters, Iris (Juan Hernandez), Milagros E. Velez, Linda Flores (Sophy Gonzalez), Hilda (Ernesto Segui); two sons, Raul (Maria Flores) and Saul Flores (Maritza Javier); 19 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren, all of Bridgeport.
Visitation is Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Community Funeral Chapels 798 Park Ave. Bridgeport.
A Mass of Christian Burial will proceed at 11 a.m. at Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 275 Union Ave., Bridgeport. Interment will follow to Lakeview Cemetery 885 Boston Ave., Bridgeport.
Share a memory at www.communityfuneralchapels.com .
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