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June 27, 1926 ~ September 24, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Maria Parins, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully in Wooster, Ohio. Born on June 27, 1926, in Dingolfing, Germany, Maria lived a rich and fulfilling life, filled with love and laughter. Maria was the beloved wife of Melvin Parins, with whom she shared a beautiful life of 63 years until his passing.
She was a devoted mother to her son, Robert, and a cherished mother-in-law to Shianne. Maria was also a proud grandmother to her grandsons Robert, Stephen, and Michael, and a doting great-grandmother to Adrian, Tyler, Miles, Alaina, Deagan, and Gianna. She also leaves behind a large and loving family in Landshut, Germany, who will remember her fondly.
Maria was trained as a beautician, a profession she pursued with passion and dedication. Her career spanned several decades, only ending at the age of 62. But even after retiring, Maria continued to take a keen interest in her profession, always keeping up with the latest trends and styles. Maria’s life was not just about work. She had a deep love for her birth country, Germany, and made many trips back throughout her life. She loved dancing, a hobby that she pursued with joy and enthusiasm. Music was another passion of hers, whether it was listening to it or playing it herself. Maria was also an avid player of cards and board games, with Scrabble being her all-time favorite. She was known to be a formidable opponent, always ready for a friendly competition. When asked to describe Maria, the words loving, funny, and wise are often used. Her love for her family was evident in everything she did, from the big gestures to the everyday acts of kindness. Her sense of humor was infectious, always ready with a joke or a funny story to lighten the mood. And her wisdom, gained from a life well-lived, was something she generously shared with those around her.
She was a source of comfort and guidance for many, always ready with a listening ear and wise words. Maria Parins lived a life full of love, laughter, and joy. She touched the lives of many with her kindness, her humor, and her wisdom. Her legacy will continue to live on in the hearts and minds of those who knew her. Maria will be deeply missed, but her memory will forever be a source of comfort and inspiration.