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Maria E. Acosta Dies at 47

Maria E. Acosta Maria E. Acosta, also known as "Mary," of Harvey Project died on Nov. 25. She was 47 years old.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Manuela Cepeda; father, Andres Acosta; and aunt, Carmen Ventura.
She is survived by her daughters: Nitza Y. Sanes-Thomas and Millia Y. Sanes; adopted son, Tejanie Charles; grandchildren: Robert O. Thomas “Bebo,” Kyara M. Thomas “Kiki,” Keyshia M. Boatswain “Keysh,” Marianna M. Boatswain “Nana,” and Steven J. Boatswain “Papi;” sister, Manuela Del Pilar Cepeda; brothers: Andres Acosta Cepeda, Jose Antonio Cepeda and Miguel Angel Martinez Cepeda; nephew, Emilio Andres Acosta; and nieces: Raychell Robinson, Kishamelee Godwin, Neyshell Sanes, Zoriann Pabon, Zorialyz, Yomaris and Nicole Perez; sister-in-law, Lorna Acosta.
She is also survived by sons-in-law: Robert Thomas and Steven Boatswain; godchildren: Raychell Robinson and Geraldo Boulogne Martinez; special friends: Ofelia Carrasquillo, Jenny Santos, Teresa Corcino, Lola Soto, Maria Velez, Jennifer Worrell, Nicole Felix, Joyce Fergerson, Luis Perez (Fajardo), Samuel Rosario (Fajardo), Analita Boatswain, Maria Thomas, Marvin Phillips and Tasha; cousins and other relatives: Jessenia Serrano (Lajas, P.R), Sylvia Ventura, Laura Fabio and Carlos Ventura; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A Memorial Service will take place at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec.13, at the James Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.

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