Anna Gutierrez, 4 years old, was born July 25, 2008, and heroically lived with Rett Syndrome until she was called home to be with our Lord on September 5, 2012.
She leaves behind her parents, Manny and Stefanie, and her big brother Gabriel, 7 years old, of Astoria, New York; her maternal grandparents Greg and Sharon Christopher of Wintersville, Ohio, and Rob and Connie Moore of Toronto, Ohio; her paternal grandparents Manny Gutierrez of Hopatcong, New Jersey, and Rafael and Ilsa Rassi of Eustis, Florida; great-grandparents Betty Christopher of Richmond, Ohio; Vernon and Elizabeth Thompson of Follansbee, West Virginia; Migdalia Gutierrez of Miami, Florida; and Maria Martinez of Miami, Florida. Her aunts and uncles who loved her so much include Shaun, Rafael, Kelli, Monica, Katie and Alejandro.
In her short life, she touched all who knew her through her eyes and her laughter. She will be dearly missed.
Arrangements are as follows:
Saturday, Sept. 8, 11 am
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
2325 Newtown Avenue
Astoria, NY 11102
Memorial contributions to the Rett Syndrome Research Trust are greatly appreciated.
67 Under Cliff Road
Trumbull, CT 06611
Anna’s story, as seen on The View, in January 2011
Barbara Walters on The View, upon Anna’s passing:
* Barbara Walter’s comments about Anna’s passing occur at 7 min 35 seconds into the clip.