Maria I. Otero, 53, of Amsterdam went home to the Lord peacefully on September 27, 2020. She was born March 13, 1967 in Yauco, Puerto Rico and is the daughter of Angel L. Rodriguez of Tampa, Florida; and the late Tomacita, Rodriguez.
Maria is survived by her loving children Neil Otero of Amsterdam, Christian Otero of Amsterdam, Alexi Otero of Amsterdam, Yolanda Rodriguez of Amsterdam, Leticia Otero of Florida, Evette Otero of Amsterdam, and Jalene Otero of Florida. She is survived also by her siblings Martin Rodriguez of Amsterdam, Angel Rodriguez of Florida, and Milagro Ortiz of Schenectady. Her loving grandchildren Jessenia Rodriguez, Kyanna Rodriguez, Jazlyn Rodriguez, Jadrian Lopez, Iliana Lopez, Joryel Lopez, Amaia Lopez, and Israel Ruiz; and by many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
During her lifetime Maria was raised in Amsterdam, and for the last five years has worked at Hillcrest Springs as a Dietary Aide. One of Maria’s favorite things to do was to shop; she also enjoyed listening, and dancing to music. She loved spending time with her family and friends and was a very outgoing person. Maria was a loving and dedicated single mother whose strength guided her while raising her children.
Funeral services will be held privately, and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010. Online condolences may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.
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