Carmen L. Rios, age 81, departed this life on December 2, 2017, at Manor Care Nursing Center. She was born on June 18, 1936, in Yauco, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Pedro Rios and Epifania Ruiz.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend. She had worked as a housekeeper for P.E.P. for over 25 years. She enjoyed cooking, creating "favors" for weddings and celebrations, and knitting.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her children, Angel Luis Molina, Elizabeth Molina, Wilma Rios, Pedro A. Rios (wife Ryan), Irma Rodriguez, Maria Soler , and Edwin Rodriguez (wife Monin); 1 sister Tia Aponte'; 1 brother Pellin Rios; 12 grandchildren, Angel, Angie, Pito, Frankie, Katiria, Joanna, Kevin, Natasha, Lakisha, Jessica, and Makayla; 22 great-grandchildren; a best friend of 32 years' friendship, Wanda Torres, other family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am on Thursday, December 7th, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1010 W. 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805; where viewing will be from 9-11 am. Interment will be announced.