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Nora Marina Zurita

February 14, 1933 — March 11, 2024

Berrien Springs

Nora Marina Zurita, a beacon of faith and love, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2024, in Berrien Springs, Michigan, at the age of 91. Born on February 14, 1933, in Santiago, Chile, to Orlando and Marina Caceres, Nora's life was a testament to her unwavering spirit and her dedication to her family and community.
 Nora's journey led her to an enduring partnership with her beloved husband, Eduardo Zurita, who preceded her in death. Together, they navigated the joys and challenges of life, leaving a legacy of love and commitment. Nora's educational pursuits culminated in a four-year degree in theology, which not only enriched her own life but also the lives of those she touched.
 As a pastor's wife, Nora was the epitome of support and service, often assisting in the church in various capacities. Her gentle presence was a source of comfort and guidance to many, and her ability to counsel those in need was a gift she generously shared. Nora was a member of the Eau Claire Spanish SDA church.  Nora's interests were a reflection of her character; she found joy in knitting doilies, a pastime that mirrored her intricate and thoughtful nature. Her love for travel opened her heart to new experiences and cultures, further deepening her understanding and empathy for others.
 Nora's patience, loyalty, humility, and adaptability were the cornerstones of her personality, making her not only a cherished member of her community but also a Godly woman who lived her faith every day. Those who knew Nora would describe her as faith-filled, loving, and selfless—words that only begin to capture the essence of her remarkable spirit.
 Her legacy is carried on by her surviving children, Leny Souza, Lilian Gonzalez, and Lesly Zurita, who will forever cherish the memories and lessons imparted by their extraordinary mother. Nora's influence extended beyond her immediate family, touching the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing her.
 Nora Marina Zurita's life was a beautiful tapestry woven with love, service, and faith. As we bid farewell to this remarkable woman, we take solace in the knowledge that her light will continue to shine in the hearts of those she loved and served. Her memory will be a guiding star, reminding us of the power of a life well-lived and the enduring strength of a kind and generous heart. Nora's presence will be deeply missed, but her spirit will remain an indelible part of our lives.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Allred Funeral Home.  No services are planned at this time.  

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