Obituary: Maria Torres-Purvis

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Maria Torres-Purvis of Hopkinton passed away suddenly on September 28, 2021. She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 19, 1992 to Maria (Quiles) Cruz & Edwin Torres. She graduated from Marlborough High School, alongside her husband and daughter in May 2010. She briefly pursued a career as a nurse’s assistant but later found her love in management at the Muffin House in Hopkinton MA. Many would start their morning with a cup of coffee, a muffin, and her smile as she greeted them every day.

She married Evan Purvis on June 6, 2011. This marriage has been blessed with four wonderful children, Marilyn age 13, Maribella age 9, Evan age 5 and Mariah age 3. She was so proud of the family that she created and cherished the love they shared. She was loved by all and was often the life of the party. Her smile is what most of her friends and family will remember about her. She lit up every room that she entered with her laugh and bubbly personality. She loved to dance and would be the first person to turn the music up at any event. She often said her kids kept her young has she tried to dance and create Tik Tok videos with them.

Her beautiful life will forever be cherished by her husband Evan Purvis and four children Marilyn, Maribella, Evan & Mariah of Hopkinton Ma. Her mother Maria Cruz of Connecticut and Father Edwin Torres of Orlando, Florida; her siblings, Edwin, Roberto & Keyshla, and many nieces and nephews. Her smile will be remembered by all who knew and loved her, including aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 63 Rockwood Rd. Norfolk on Thursday, October 14th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. A funeral service will follow in the church at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be held at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Hopkinton at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully accepted (children’s fund to be announced soon, or to https://gofund.me/d384d733 Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com