SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 11, 2012

Maria Lovett, 83


Danvers — Maria Carmen (Fuentes Ons) Lovett, of Danvers, passed away Sunday morning, December 9, 2012, following a lengthy illness at Essex Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Beverly.

She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald Francis Lovett. She will be missed dearly and fondly remembered by her family, and by all who knew her.

Maria was born in Malaga, Spain. In her early twenties, she moved to England where she met Reginald Francis Lovett, whom she married in 1958. In 1966 they moved from England to Danvers, which would become her home for the next 40 years. She was a homemaker and worked for Ann & Hope for twenty years.

Maria was a very dedicated mother and grandmother. She enjoyed bowling, cooking, gardening, and family gatherings. She also enjoyed spending time with friends, and visiting the mall.

Maria is survived by her four children, her sons, Alejandro Lovett and his wife, Fiona of Haverhill, Juan Lovett and his wife, Susan of Salem, N.H., and Ricardo Lovett and his wife, Celine of Danvers; her daughter, Christina Steeves and her husband, Jeremy of Skowhegan, Maine, as well as 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves her sister, Manuela Aguilar of Sutton-Surrey, England, and her brother, Francisco Fuentes of Malaga, Spain.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be Thursday, December 13, at 11 a.m. in Holy Trinity United Methodist Church, 16 Sylvan St., Danvers. Burial will follow in Wadsworth Cemetery, Danvers. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Donations in Maria’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. www.LyonsFuneral.com.