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Maria Guadalupe Daca
Viewing: September 22, 2018 (Saturday) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Service: Private
Location: Private

Maria Guadalupe Daca, 87, of Germantown, Maryland, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018. She was the loving mother to Drita Tibbs (Christopher) and Diana Daca (Justin Beard) and devoted wife of 46 years to the late Danish Daca. 

Maria was born in Mexico City, Mexico to the late Pedro Cordova and Trinidad Espinosa and was the youngest of nine siblings. She came to the United States in 1955, where she studied and became fluent in English. In addition to raising a family, she went on to successful careers at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the American Physiological Society (APS) where she retired from in 1999. 

During retirement, she led an active life socializing and traveling and especially enjoying the company of Sweet Pea, her beloved little Chihuahua. Maria had a warm heart and generous spirit always thinking of others and donating to many charities. She also enjoyed laughing, singing, dancing, and playing Rummikub with all of her friends at the Benjamin Gaither Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland. 

A visitation will be held at DeVol Funeral Home, 10 East Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to The Humane Society or charity of your choice. 

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