Maria Thors

Maria Lourdes Thors

1934 - 2019

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Thors, Maria Lourdes, 84 years of age residing in Odessa Florida, passed away April 11, 2019. She was born in Havana, Cuba and moved to New York in 1960. In 2002, she moved to Florida. Lourdes was a proud homemaker and ballet dance instructor. She was a member of Saint Timothy Catholic Church. Her faith, and attending mass, was a priority of hers. Lourdes was a part of several outreaches and served many roles in her church. She was one of the founding members of St. Timothy’s Disciples of Charity, and was part of the Ministry which coordinated the first session for Adoration in the new church.  She enjoyed playing piano, Canasta, and bridge as well as reading historical novels. Lourdes liked shopping for her family. She also enjoyed going to sporting events and school functions. She watched Lifetime movies and enjoyed going out on weekly luncheons with the ladies. Lourdes cherished spending time with her family and friends.


She was preceded in death by her mother, Marta, and her stepfather, Dr. Ricardo Machin; and brother Fral DeZarraga.


Lourdes is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Jay Thors; sons, Christopher Thors and his wife Valerie, Richard Thors, Michael Thors and his wife Christina, Mark Thors and his wife Liza; daughters, Ana “Bunny” Thors, Diane Luethje and her husband Dave, and Kimberly Thors; grandchildren, Jason Thors, Croix Tedesco, Kyle Luethje, Brooke Beland, Tanner Thors, Ricky Thors, Ryan Beland, Maya Thors, Desmond Thors; great-grandchildren, Jack Thors, Trevor Thors, Miles Thors; Graciela Ponce; furry friends Kwazi, Coco, and Sparky.


The funeral mass will be held at Saint Timothy Catholic Church on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11 AM with interment following at Florida national cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

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Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Friday, April 26, 2019
St Timothy's Church
17512 Lakeshore Rd.
Lutz,, Florida, United States


Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, Florida, United States
(352) 793-7740