15 March 1934 - 12 February 2023

In loving memory of Candelaria Barrios, a remarkable woman whose presence graced the lives of all who crossed her path. Candelaria's journey began in Colombia, where her spirit was forged with strength, resilience, and unwavering love. She embarked on a new chapter when she migrated to the United States, carrying with her a heart full of dreams and a soul brimming with love. As a devoted mother of four - two boys and two girls - and the cherished wife of Marco Barrios, Candelaria's life was a testament to the power of love, sacrifice, and unwavering dedication. Her bond with Marco was a love story for the ages, a beacon of light that illuminated the path for those who sought true love and partnership. Together, they embodied the essence of enduring love, a love that transcended time and space. In her role as a mother, Candelaria was a pillar of strength, the backbone of her family, and the glue that held everyone together. Her unwavering commitment to her children and her loved ones was a testament to her selflessness and boundless love. Raised as a little girl herself, she understood the value of family and ensured that family always came first, nurturing a legacy of love and togetherness that will endure for generations to come. Those who knew Candelaria recognized her as a tough individual with a heart of gold, a woman of strength and kindness, of resilience and gentleness. Her presence brought warmth and joy to those around her, her smile a beacon of light in even the darkest of times. With a beer in hand and a smile on her face, Candelaria brought laughter and love to all who knew her. Today, as we gather to honor the memory of Candelaria Barrios, let us celebrate the legacy of a woman whose love knew no bounds. Though she may no longer walk among us, her spirit lives on in the hearts of those she touched. Candelaria's kindness, her wisdom, and her unwavering love will continue to inspire us, guiding us through the journey of life. As we bid farewell to a cherished mother, a loving wife, and a beloved friend, let us remember Candelaria with gratitude and fondness. Her legacy of love and strength will forever remain etched in our hearts, a testament to the extraordinary woman she was. Rest in peace, dear Candelaria. You will be deeply missed, but your spirit will always live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved you.



deathLocation:Miami, Florida

memorialLocation:Vista Memorial