Obituary of Maria Cristina Mariacoll Tayag, D.D.S.
Dr. Maria Cristina Mariacoll Tayag, 80, of Millsboro, DE passed away suddenly at home on June 15, 2020. She was born on May 11, 1940 to the late Reynaldo and Irene Mariacoll in Manila, Phillipines and resided in Tiaong, Quezon until she moved to the United States in 1969. She was married to Edilberto Day Tayag, her beloved husband who preceded her in 2009. Together they raised one daughter: Teena. Cristina was a dentist for 33 years and treated over 106,000 children. She retired in 2004 from the State of Delaware. She loved to travel, was an avid gardener who loved flowers and enjoyed cooking. She also loved shopping. Occasionally, she visited “the slots.” But most of all, she was devoted to her family and especially her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Michael’s/Mary Mother of Peace Roman Catholic Church.
She is survived by her daughter who she loved very much, Teena Milligan, and her husband Sean, of Gumboro, DE; and a brother: George V. Mariacoll, of Millsboro, DE. She also has two adored grandchildren that she loved very much: Seth Cooper Milligan and Marissa Mariacoll Milligan.
A time of viewing and visitation will be held at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE from 9:00 AM till 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 20, 2020. This will be followed by a service at 11:00 officiated by Deacon Marty Barrett for family only. The service can also be joined via Zoom. Social distancing will be practiced with compliance with the guidelines of the Division of Public Health due to the Governor’s State of Emergency and the Covid – 19 pandemic.
Interment follows in Woodlawn Cemetery, Millsboro. Flowers are welcomed.
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***DUE TO THE RESTRICTIONS WE ARE UNDER AT THIS TIME SEATING FOR THE FUNERAL WILL BE LIMITED THAT IS WHY THE FAMILY REQUESTED THAT FUNERAL BE FOR FAMILY ONLY.***
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