Rochester NY: September 24, 2015. Ms. María Del Carmen Camacho was born on November 4, 1954 in Santurce, Puerto Rico. She was raised in New York City by her mother, Petra Figueras (Deceased). She completed high school in 1970 at Amityville Memorial High School in Amityville, New York. In 1974 she completed her Bachelor’s degree from State University of New York at Brockport and in 1974 completed her Master’s degree from Nazareth College.
María taught some years in Germany but spent most of her career as a bilingual teacher for the Rochester City School District. She has taught for 38 years. She was dedicated, passionate and caring to all the students that passed through her classroom. María was an advocate to the equality of all students especially the students that she serviced at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., School #9.
She is survived by her son Dario S. Camacho, her grandson Dario W. Camacho, her long-time friend and health care agent, Ivette Robles and a host of other relatives and friends.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 11A.M., Saint Michael’s Church, 124 Evergreen Street, Rochester, NY 14605. Private Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
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