Maria del Carmen Monroe, 62, of Fort Pierce tragically passed away June 15, 2022 in a car accident.
She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico on February 10, 1960 to the late Sylvia Cruz and Felix Ortiz. Maria grew up in Brooklyn and Queens.
Maria was married to the late Grover Clayton Monroe Jr. from June 27, 1987 until they both met their tragic end. It was love at first sight for the pair. Their endless love for each other was one-of-a kind — full of laughter and companionship till the very end of their lives. For their respected families, their relationship was the purest example of true love. The pair’s love was often compared to Romeo and Juliet. They were always by each other’s sides no matter what. Maria will always be his honey lambchop or puff lamb dragon, while Grover will always be her pan dulce.
In the summer of 1990, they moved from New York City to Florida. She had been a resident of Fort Pierce for the last three years of her life.
Maria was a strong woman who always showed deep compassion and love to her family and friends. She loved to cook and garden, watch horror films, lay out at the beach, and spend time with her dogs.
She was survived by her siblings, Lissette Ortiz-Garcia and Sayra Ortiz, and her nieces and nephews.
Maria will be truly missed by her loved ones.
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