Molly Marquez 1938—2021. Molly Espinet Marquez, 83, of Petit Valley, Trinidad, transitioned peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Monday, November 29, 2021, at the home of her son, Dr. M. Sean Marquez, in Christ Church, Barbados. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to Michael Marquez and is survived by him and their five children, Degna Horton, Sean Marquez, Jerome Marquez, Scott Marquez, and Marc Marquez, her son-in-law, Keith, and daughters-in-law, Deborah, Marissa, Rachel, and Gordana, along with her 13 grandchildren, Graeme (and wife Sher), Zana, Andrea (and husband Stephen), Rhiannon, Brittany (and husband, Timothy), Ashton, lan, Matthew, Gregory, Samantha, Neil, Dominic, and Abigail. She is also survived by 3 of her 9 siblings, Terence Espinet, Anne Marie Charles, and Betty Espinet. Molly was born on January 21, 1938, in Woodbrook, Trinidad, and graduated from St. Theresa's Girls RC Secondary School. Shortly thereafter, she met her husband, Michael, at R.J. Shannon and Co. Ltd. She retired from her role as a life insurance agent at Guardian Life Insurance Co. where she faithfully served her clients.
Molly was on the Blue Streaks hockey team and played tennis. She enjoyed crafting projects, was an entrepreneur at heart, an avid card player, and a lover of any game, from board games to charades. She loved Jesus wholeheartedly and was a constant source of inspiration and encouragement to all who knew her. Her faithful work in the Living Waters community as an intercessor and lay counselor will be forever remembered. Great was her wisdom and faithfulness to love and serve God and others. She brightened every space with her presence and contagious humor and her unwavering love for God, her family, extended family, and the grandchildren she absolutely adored, will be forever treasured in our hearts. Her legacy and impact will live on in the lives of many. Undoubtedly, her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, welcomed her with open arms as He said to her, “Well done, good and faithful servant. Great is your reward.” (Matt 25:21 and Matt 5:12). Funeral services will be held in Barbados on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 10:00 am and will be livestreamed.