Marie E Kelleher (Brenes) died at her daughter's home on October 18th 2019 due to complications from peritoneal cancer a rare cancer she was 75. Mrs. Kelleher was born on November 23rd 1943 to her parents Luzmilda Brenes Mata and Pedro Brenes Gomez. Maria had a basic school education in Costa Rica and was very involved in her personal studies of the King's James version of the Bible. She married James E Kelleher on 10 24 1980 they had met in Costa Rica and came to the states. James was previously married and had 8 daughters Maria had a daughter and a son she left in Costa Rica to be raised by her parents later to reunite with them in they home in St Augustine FL in 1982.
Mrs Kelleher was extremely proud to been able to give her children a opportunity to a better life in the states.Mrs Kelleher was survived by her daughter, her granddaughter Sheenna and her great-grandchildren Diego, Samara,Lea,Luna and Suilina as well as her son and daughter-in-law Enrique and Irma Brenes and her grandchildren Swazibelle,Jacquellynne and Isebelle. She is predeceased by her husband James E Kelleher, her parents Luzmilda Brenes Mata and her father Pedro Brenes Gomez
Mrs Kelleher as per her request will be cremated and on a later date a small private service will be performed for her immediate family to celebrate her life.
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