Marie P. Centa, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018, in Kent General Hospital, Dover. She was 65.
Marie was born, August 20, 1952, in Washington, D.C. to the late, Raymond & Genevieve(Gilardi) Duarte. She had worked as a contracted travel agent for the F.B.I., as well as being a school bus driver. In her free time, she enjoyed the Theater, Music, Traveling, playing card games, and spending time with her family. Marie was a member of the Church of the Holy Cross, Dover.
She is survived by her husband of 14 years, Alan Centa; her children, Christopher Bowles, of Cape Coral, Florida; Daniel Bowles & wife , Amy, of Dover; Arwen Sturdwick & husband, Nick, of Leeds, England; and Edna Vail Henry, of Virginia. Her grandchildren, Christopher Bowles,II, Candace Bowles, Nate Bowles, Lexi Bowles, and Tristan Strudwick; her siblings, Michele Marrie & husband, Rick, Denise Duarte & significant other, Mike; and Raymond Duarte, Jr.; nieces & nephews, Davey Ward & wife, Ann, Amie Ward, Monica Vooght & husband, Jon, Alana Marrie & Derek Marrie; as well as numerous cousins and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018, in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave.; where family and friends may view from 2-4 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Stephanie Roper/Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, 1001 Prince George's Blvd. Suite 750, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774-7427. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.