Maria Rosa Cristina Gutierrez Aitken, 68, of Simpsonville, passed away on Thursday, April, 11, 2019.
She is survived by her daughter, Cristina Ortiz, son-in-law Alfredo Ortiz, grandchildren; Carolina and Patricio, sisters; Maria Teresa, Maria Lili, and brother Augusto.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister, with an unconditional love for life.
Among many other things, she studied math for four years, she owned a hardware store, she graduated from law school, she lived in Japan for seven years, she volunteered in several schools in Greenville County for 10 years, but at the end of the day, she lived to be a mom and a grandma.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 14th, from 3-5pm at Palmetto Mortuary.
A graveside service will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, April 17, at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Flowers are welcomed for the visitation, or donations in Maria’s memory may be made to South Carolina Church of God Home for Children at schomeforchildren.com