Maria Parker

Obituary of Maria Cristina Parker

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.


Cristina was born on May 24th, 1947 in Colombia, South America to Alberto Barbosa Rojas and Maria Leonor Sicard de Barbosa.


Cristina loved elephants and was an avid collector of elephant figurines.

She 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.


Cristina was preceded in death by both her parents, two brothers; Eduardo and Julio, and sister, Nona.


She 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.



Viewing and Funeral to be held on Monday, April 4th 2022

Location:  The Direct Cremation Services of Virginia

4425 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Suite 100

Chantilly, Virginia 20151


Viewing from 11:30am to 1:30pm.  Funeral service from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.


Flowers can be sent directly to Direct Cremation Services of Virginia.



Donations are accepted and will be used toward funeral costs. 

PayPal to or mail to:  10100 Carlington Valley Court, Manassas, VA.  20111.  



Reception following the service at our home.  Cell phone:  703-582-4307 for any questions or concerns. 

A Memorial Tree was planted for Maria
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Direct Cremation Svcs of VA - Chantilly
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