January 3 2018: RETAMOZO, Marta Lilian


Marta Lilian Retamozo (Age 68)

In 1982, Grandma Marta was diagnosed with complete Renal Failure and began her journey with dialysis. In March of 1983 she received her first kidney transplant which lasted a year and an half. In December of 1992 she received her second kidney transplant which lasted a week. In 2001 she received her third and final transplant from her brother in law which lasted a month. After years of several medical issues and continued years of dialysis the doctors and her body could do no more and on December 31 , 2017 at approximately 8:15 am she took her last breath. On behalf of the family we ask that you please donate to The National Kidney Foundation, to help find a cure with those dealing with this illness. If unable to donate please find it in your heart to volunteer your time at any non-profit organization that helps people in need. On behalf of the De La Cruz and Robles family we Thank You for your love and support. Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, New Hampshire & Larch Avenues, Takoma Park, MD, Friday, January 5,  from 10 to 11 a.m.; where the Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500