Carmen Stella Paredes, at the age of 83, transitioned peacefully on Friday, March 10, 2023, she was surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, she was the daughter of the late Alejandro Marroquin Contreras and Marta Julia Orellana de Marroquin.
Carmen was a registered nurse in Guatemala where she served as a surgical assistant. She relocated to the United States and continued her career until retirement. She was also a seamstress and a master crafter of jewelry making, cake decorating, painting, and loved animals. She had many hobbies which included gardening, playing the ukulele, and dancing.
She is survived by her daughters, Karin King, Ingrid Saavedra, and Sania Elliott; siblings Elsa Perez, Julietta Sanchez, Alejandra Marroquin, and Jorge Marroquin; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Marta de Perez and husband, Justo Paredes.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Greenville Humane Society at www.greenvillehumane.com/donate.
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