Maria Evelyn Rios, 58, of Lowell

1962 - 2021


March 4, 2021
Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. N.Chelmsford, MA 01863

No Funeral Date Scheduled

Maria Evelyn Rios, who preferred to go by Evelyn, 58, of Lowell, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Lowell General Hospital.

She was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Anibal Melendez and Esmeralda Ayala of Puerto Rico.

Mrs. Rios was educated in Puerto Rico and received her certificate in practical nursing from Miguel Such Vocational School in Rio Piedras.

Evelyn loved to laugh and had an infectious smile; she could light up any room she walked into and was never afraid to speak her mind. Known to keep to herself, her charisma was on full display during any social gathering. She adored her family and will always be remembered as a hard worker.

Mrs. Rios is survived by her husband Victor M. Rios of Lowell; her son Victor “Jay” Rios of Lowell; her two daughters, Shandel Rios and Shannon Rios, both of Lowell; her mother, Esmeralda of Lowell; her father, Anibal of Arecibo, PR; her sister, Vivian Kennedy of Brookline, NH; her brother, Hector Melendez of Southbridge, MA; two grandchildren, and was expecting a third; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her visitation will be Thursday, March 4th 2021 from 4-5pm at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD.

7 Condolences for Maria Evelyn Rios, 58, of Lowell

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    Martha Miraglia


    So sorry for your loss. Hoping all the wonderful memories you have of Evelyn will bring you some degree of comfort and peace. Much love, Kevin and Marty miraglia

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    Isander Vega


    My condolences to her husband and children, Her mom and my Uncle Anibal, my cousins Vivian and Junior. So sad to hear this news.

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    William Nelson Lopez


    Mi mas sentido pesame para toda la familia.
    Que descase en paz

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    Nydia Díaz Febo


    La Familia Diaz Febo nos unimos al dolor de toda la familia en este dificil momento. Reciban nuestras condolencias y un enorme abrazo virtual. Que Dios les conceda toda la fortaleza necesaria en este momento. ?

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    Maribel Rivera


    Mucha fortaleza para toda la familia . Una gran compañera de escuela mucho recuerdos muy bonito. Que descanse en paz. Belicha como la llamamos sus compañeros de escuela

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    Sandra Fragale


    I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother.
    Hold your memories close and she’ll always be in your heart. My family is thinking of you and your family.
    God bless you all.
    Sandra (Amelia’s mom)

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    Joan Matteuzzi


    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Evelyn. She was a loving mother and wife. I am glad I had the opportunity to get to work with her at Casey Family Services. She was a very sweet person. I hope your memories of her love and support provide some solice for you during this difficult time.

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