Zoraida Molina Navaz

July 29, 1955 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 66)


It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Zoraida Molina Navaz. Born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, and of Cranston, Rhode Island.

Zoraida passed away April 19th, 2022, at the age of 66 years old. She was surrounded by loved ones in her home at the time of her passing

 Zoraida completed College Studies at the Universidad Interamricana in San Juan, Puerto Rico. While there, she was a student athlete and played professional Volleyball. After her accomplished career, Zoraida met her husband, Carlos Derricks, whom she began a family with. Later, moved to Rhode Island and continued growing her family.

Zoraida was a housewife, sacrificing her career for her seven children. Zory enjoyed watching her shows on Telemundo and Univision, she was also very passionate about Wrestling. Zory loved sitting in the warm sun while spending time with her grandchildren. Zoraida adored her children and grandchildren, and she will continue to live through them. 

Zoraida was the youngest daughter of late Emilio and Emilia Molina Navas. She has four siblings which include Juanita, Maria, Roberto, and Elisa. Mother of the late Rita Derricks.

Zoraida is survived by her husband Carlos Derricks, her only son Carlos Molina, and her daughters Michelle Derricks, Jessica Hull, Lisa Derricks, Carolyn Molina, and Emily Molina. Including her three son in laws and fifteen grandchildren.

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April 22, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Providence Memorial Funeral Home
671 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907

April 23, 2022

10:00 AM
North Burial Ground
5 Branch Ave.
Providence, RI 02904

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