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Maria Parrotina

January 18, 1952 — April 5, 2023


Maria Lorna Real Parrotina, 71 of Las Vegas, Nevada left this world on April 5, 2023. Lorna was born on January 18, 1952 in Albur, Bohol, Philippines to Diomedes Real and Gerarda Ballon.

Married to Loreto G. Parrotina on May 20, 1979

Attended: Elementary – Alburquerque Elementary School

High School – College of the Holy Spirit, Bohol

College – Philippine Normal University, Manila

Graduate School – MA in Education, PNU Manila

Graduate School – MA Special Education, University of

Visayas, Cebu City

Work Information:

School Teacher University of San Carlos, Cebu City

Principal consultant in two Elementary Schools

College Instructor: University of San Jose Recoletos, Cebu City

Student Affairs Officer/ Classroom Teacher/ Coordinator: University of San Carlos, Cebu City

Teacher-General Education: Cold Stream Park, Baltimore, MD

Teacher-General Education/Special Education: Indian Queen, MD

Teacher-Special Education/SPED Chair: Glenarden Woods, Bowie, MD

Teacher-Special Education/Resource: Lewis E. Rowe, Las Vegas, NV

Teacher -Special Education: Cynthia Cunningham, Las Vegas NV

Leadership Positions:

SPED/IEP Chair: Glenarden Woods ES and Heather Hills ES

Afterschool Program Co-Chair: Glenarden Woods ES

Multicultural Education Co-Chair: Indian Queen ES

Public Relations Officer: Pilipino Educators’ Network

Facilitator: Program for International Educators

Vice-President: Fil Educators, MD



Author: 5 Music Textbooks for Grade 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 published and distributed by National Bookstore, St. Francis of Assisi Publications

Civic Organization – Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals, Divine Mercy Prayer Group, Alliance of two Hearts, Filipino Educators of Maryland. Awarded by the Maryland State Legislature for being an Outstanding Educator


Citation of Education by the 26th Legislative District of Maryland

Outstanding Teacher by the Filipino Educators of Maryland

Excellent Achievement in Education by Alburquerque Bohol

Preceded by Death

Father- Diomedes Real, Mother- Gerarda Ballon Real, Brothers- Felicito Ballon, Alexander Real, Trifon Real

Survived by: Brother: Norman Real, Husband: Loreto Parrotina, Half Brother: Christopher Adobo, Half Sister: Mary Chris Adobo.

Children: Gerard and Ching, Lorenz Johann and Cassy, Lawrence Charles and Rendy, Lauren Marie, Gerlo Cecil and Keiko

Grandchildren: Geona Chinue, Geohanna Cassandra, Geonh Nino, Raeden Caele, Juwan Ven Matthew, Liara Casslyn, Leighton Maeve

Maria Lorna will be remembered especially for her beautiful and contagious smile, her fiery spirit that served to strengthen everyone around her and her exceptional kindness that brings light to those in need. She will also be remembered as a brave and courageous mother and grandmother of 5 children and 7 grandchildren, a highly devoted and passionate teacher and an extremely thoughtful friend. She will always be remembered.

The Parrotina and Real families wishes to extend our appreciation to the Doctors and Staff of Sunrise Hospital especially nurse Kriselle and Rowena, Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals Las Vegas, Metro Washington DC, Los Angeles and Arizona, Canada, Mactan and Mandaue, Divine Mercy Prayer Group in Bowie, Maryland, Filipino Educators of Maryland, Missionary Families of Christ Maryland and Las Vegas, and Couples for Christ, Maryland, Alliance of Two Hearts, the teachers and staff of Cynthia Cunningham Elementary School, Glenarden Woods Elementary School, Bowie Maryland, Fr. Joel Aquino and Fr. Joel Cayetano, SVD, Fr. Dave Casaleggio. Teachers from Maryland and Las Vegas. The United States Navy. Alpha Kappa Rho Southern California Council, Alpha Kappa Rho Indiana, Alpha Kappa Rho USC-Alpha. Relatives and friends from Maryland, California, Canada, New Zealand and the Philippines, and other parts of the world not mentioned Thank you very much for your words of sympathy and prayers. Maraming, maraming salamat.

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