In memory of
Rosario Mercedes Valdes (Norambuena) Cortes
Rosario Mercedes Norambuena Valdes Cortes (Age 90) Of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away peacefully August 29, 2018, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Talca, Chile to the late Samuel Norambuena and Carolina Norambuena Valdes. Rosario was the loving mother of Elizabeth P. Gaither, sister to Maria Raquel Mendoza, and sister-in-law to Ines Jara Cortes (the late Emilio Rojas) and nephews, and Francisco Javier Jara (Aurora Diaz) and nephews. Rosario is preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Oscar and Reinaldo, and son in-law; Edward M. Gaither. A viewing will be held Thursday, September 6, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Lee Funeral Home, Calvert P.A. 8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD, 20736 and Friday, September 7, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Jesus the Divine Word Catholic Church, 885 Cox Road, Huntingtown, MD, 20639 (410-414-8304) with a Mass of a Christian Burial immediately following. Burial will take place on Monday, September 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20906 (301-871-6500) at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made in Rosario's name to Jesus the Divine Word Catholic Church.
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