Martha Barrios

Martha Barrios

Thursday, December 6th, 1934 Sunday, January 19th, 2020

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Obituary for Martha N. Barrios (Rosero)

Born December 6, 1934 in Pasto, Colombia, to Rosamelia Putnam and Hector Rosero. Martha was the third of seven children (four boys and three girls). When she was a toddler the family moved to Bogota, Colombia. In 1955 she married Jaime N. Barrios Cleves. They had two children in Bogota, Colombia: Jaime J. Barrios and Catherine Kinisky (Barrios). In 1961 Martha emigrated with her son (Jaime) to the United States where she joined her husband (Catherine stayed with her grandparents until she was twelve when she was brought to the U.S. to join them). They settled in White Plains, New York and resided there for most of their lives.

Martha worked in various high end clothing boutiques (Milgrims, Mary Jane Denzer, Bonwit Taylor, Georgeau Furs, and Saks Fifth Avenue among others) until she retired at the age of 65. She was a devoted parishioner at St. John the Evangelist Church where she religiously walked to Sunday services until a couple of years ago. She touched the lives of her siblings and many nieces and nephews who all remember her as a beautiful, unselfish and caring, and loving person.

She is survived by her son Jaime J. Barrios and wife Elizabeth, daughter Catherine Kinisky and husband Thomas, two grandchildren: Lisa M. Taylor (Barrios) and Jonathan J. Barrios, one great grandson (Liam Taylor), and her siblings: Olga Benjumea Rosero, Rosabel Rayo Rosero, Javier Rosero, and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband Jaime N. Barrios and her brothers: Guillermo Rosero, Hector Rosero, and Omar Rosero.

Visitation will be on Friday, January 24, at 10 a.m. at McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home, White Plains followed by service at St. John the Evangelist Church, White Plains.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 24th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home Inc.
    491 Mamaroneck Ave.
    White Plains, New York
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    Friday, January 24th, 2020
    10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, January 24th, 2020 | 12:30pm
    St. John the Evangelist Church
    148 Hamilton Ave
    White Plains, NY
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    Friday, January 24th, 2020

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Zabdi and Maria Rosero

Always in our hearts Love, The Rosero Family
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Comment | Posted at 08:44am via Floral Arrangements

Francis Eliana Rosero Quiñones

Los momentos mas tristes de una persona es perder a un ser querido y es que en esta vida nadie puede reemplazarla, pero ten presente que esa persona siempre te mira, siempre esta cuidando de ti y de tu familia.
Mi más sentido pésame. Lucila de Rosero y familia
Comment | Posted at 09:19am via Condolence

Marisol Rayo

I try to link the words that come with tears from my soul,
words that at this moment I would not like to say
words that accompany this sadness for an absence I did not expect

nostalgia visits me again
bringing back memories of that great woman
A wonderful woman, full of strength, full of vitality, full of life

it seems that words also say goodbye to me
I have so much to say but his absence mutes my voice
It captivates my thinking and I simply can't.

Aunt, I want to tell you this,
and I know that you will listen to me because you have not left and you will never leave
because you are in every beat
in every tear
in each sigh

Right now you are,
you are alive, because your essence continues
your memory, your example
your courage and your effort
have been reflected in our memory
and written with golden letters on the heart.

Beloved aunt,
your words will live in my soul
I will remember them every morning,
Right now, sadness takes away my calm
but I make your memory very mine, your kisses, your hugs
They are an endless treasure.

Aunt, admirable woman,
you have not died, and you never will
because it does not die when the heart stops beating
dies when memories cease to exist
and you are present
are you here,
you are alive,
for all
for me.

I love you beautiful Aunt, and when I get by your side
Teach me how to fly.
Comment | Posted at 10:49am via Condolence

Marisol Rayo

Envío Hoy,
Trato de enlazar las palabras que con lágrimas salen de mi alma,
palabras que en este momento no quisiera decir
palabras que acompañaran ésta tristeza por una ausencia que no esperaba

la nostalgia me visita otra vez
trayendo a la memoria recuerdos de esa gran mujer
una mujer maravillosa, llena de fuerza, llena de vitalidad, llena de vida

parece que las palabras también se despiden de mí
tengo tanto que decir pero su ausencia enmudece mi voz
cautiva mi pensamiento y sencillamente no puedo.

Tía, esto te quiero decir,
y sé que me escucharás porque no te has ido y nunca te irás
porque estás en cada latido
en cada lágrima
en cada suspiro

Ahora mismo estás,
estás viva, pues tu esencia sigue
tu recuerdo, tu ejemplo
tu valor y tu esfuerzo
han quedado plasmados en nuestra memoria
y escritos con letras doradas en el corazón.

Tía amada,
tus palabras vivirán en mi alma
las recordaré cada mañana,
ahora mismo la tristeza me quita la calma
pero hago muy mío tu recuerdo, tus besos, tus abrazos
son un tesoro interminable.

Tía, mujer admirable,
no has muerto, y nunca lo harás
porque no se muere cuando el corazón deja de latir
se muere cuando en los recuerdos se deja de existir
y tú estas presente
estas aquí,
estas viva,
para todos
para mí.

Te amo Tía hermosa, y cuando llegue a tu lado
enséñame a volar.
Comment | Posted at 10:47am via Condolence

Gladys Rosero Quinones

Cuando alguien que amamos se nos adelanta en la partida a donde el padre Celestial no podemos evitar esa enorme tristeza que queda en el corazón. La paz no da da él porque sabemos que la recibe con alegria y que sus seres queridos que se fueron antes la reciben con regocijo.
Un abrazo desde la distancia
Familia Rosero Quiñones.
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