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“Mama, Cuanta falta me haces. No sabes lo tanto que te extranare. Siempre fuiste fuerte hasta el ultimo momento. Todavia no lo creo, pero si se que...Read More ยป
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SALEM- Mrs. Maria (Magali) Paulino or "Mama Puchi" as she was nicknamed by her grandkids, 88, of Salem passed away on Tuesday April 19, 2016.

Born July 3, 1927 in Santiago, Dominican Republic, she was the daughter of the late Antonio Deleon and Maria Estrella.

Maria is survived by her four daughters. Elizabeth Lopez and her husband Juan of Salem, Carmen Berges of Salem, Maritza Valerio of Salem, Patria and Paul Santamaria of Beverly, her three sisters, Aurora Valle of Santiago, Dominican Republic, Ramona Estrella and her husband of Santurce, Puerto Rico and Patria Reyes of Salem, her ten grandchildren, Nohara, Cesar, Juan, Roberson, Cathy, Yocasta, Elizabeth, Nelson, Lisa, and John all of Salem and her ten great-grandchildren. Mikayla, Taisha, Kevin, Adrian, Jaydon, Yanis, Kenny, Jaelani, Amara and Jide.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held in The O'Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq., (at Salem Common) Salem, Monday, April 25th at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Greenlawn Cememtery, Salem. Visiting hours in The O'Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq., (At Salem Common) Salem, Sunday April 24th from 3 to 6 PM To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit