On Friday March 25, 2022, Maria Cristina Parker, loving mother to one son and abuelita to 3 grandkids, passed away at the age of 74.\n\nCristina was born on May 24th, 1947 in Colombia, South America to Alberto Barbosa Rojas and Maria Leonor Sicard de Barbosa.\n\nCristina loved elephants and was an avid collector of elephant figurines.\nShe was known for her strong will, dedication, and her kind and compassionate spirit. She was a loving mother who raised one son, Dennis Parker, all by herself.\n\nCristina was preceded in death by both her parents, two brothers; Eduardo and Julio, and sister, Nona.\n\nShe is survived by: Her son Dennis and daughter in-law Christina. Three grandchildren: Luke, Jayden and Alissa. Partner Humberto Arevalo Jr., and three brothers: Enrique, Hector, and Jesus"Chucho." Plus several other family members to include cousins, nieces, and nephews.\n\n\nViewing and Funeral to be held on Monday, April 4th 2022\nLocation: The Direct Cremation Services of Virginia\n4425 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Suite 100\nChantilly, Virginia 20151\n\nViewing from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Funeral service from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.\n\nFlowers can be sent directly to Direct Cremation Services of Virginia.\n\n\nDonations are accepted and will be used toward funeral costs.\nPayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: 10100 Carlington Valley Court, Manassas, VA. 20111.\n\n\nReception following the service at our home. Cell phone: 703-582-4307 for any questions or concerns.