Ms. Maria Baptiste

  • Born: January 30, 1958
  • Died: April 7, 2020
  • Location: Waterbury, Connecticut

Chapel Memorial Funeral Home

35-37 Grove Street
Waterbury, CT 06710

Tel. (203) 755-4370

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Maria by adding your memories and photos.

Ms. Marie Helene "Nuchie" Baptiste, 62 of Waterbury, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at St. Mary's Hospital.

Ms. Baptiste was born in Waterbury, CT, on January 30, 1958, a daughter to the late Peter and Adeline (Rogers) Baptiste.

"Nuchie" was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Crosby High School, where she also played basketball. After graduation, she became employed by various agencies in the healthcare field where worked until her illness prevented it. She was also a homemaker, spending time with her family whom she loved more than anything, especially her son Lance. She loved to dance, and had a passion for children. "Nuchie" was so funny and would do anything to make you laugh. To know her was to love her.

She leaves to cherish her memories her one and only son; Lance Baptiste and his fiancé Karima, three brothers; John "Juju" Baptiste, Richard "Dicky" Baptiste, and James "Donald" Baptiste, three sisters; Helen "Pearl" Byrd, Deborah A. Baptiste, and Gloria "Chuffy" Velez, a host of nieces, nephews, friends, a special friend from childhood; Butney and her son Guana, and her friend; Babe and her son Cyrus.

She was predeceased by two brothers; Peter "Junior" Baptiste, and Robert "Bobby" Baptist, two sisters; Dolores Silva and Patricia "Patty" Baptiste.

Marie's family would like to thank St. Mary's Hospital Doctors, nurses, and all the beautiful and kind staff there; Davita Dialysis, Suzanne and the entire kind and caring staff; Waterbury gardens who treated Marie like family. Our family will never forget the care and compassion you all have shown and special thank you to all the new friends Marie made there.

Condolence & Memory Journal

We, the Brown Family send our deepest Condolences to the Baptiste family. Nuchie you will be missed, always had a beautiful smile when I seen her. Rest In Peace.

Posted by Nute Brown - Oakville, CT - Family   May 18, 2020

My friend I will truly miss you miss your phone calls me telling you are for not answering my phone calls but now when I think of you and want to pick up the phone to call you it hurts me to know that you're not here love you my friend my sister rest in peace and to the family I pray that God will keep you in perfect peace amen

Posted by ButtoneyValarie Smith - Cromwell, CT - Family Friend   April 19, 2020

My condolences to the Baptist family I pray the peace of God will surround each and everyone of you through this time of sorrow.

Posted by Valarie Smith - Waterbury, CT - Family Friend   April 19, 2020

Aunt Nutchie,

You will always be remembered for your kindness to others and unselfish love.

May you rejoice in the Kingdom of Heaven and smile in the eyes of your mother Adeline and all our passed loved ones.

Bobby Baptiste (Yukie)

Posted by Robert Baptiste - Suwanee, GA - Family   April 18, 2020

So sorry for your loss. I remember her to be a kind and loving woman. You have my prayers and condolences. God bless the family❤

Posted by Cheryl Tenor - Detroit, MI - Acquaintance   April 16, 2020

Condolences to the family of friends of Marie Nuchie Baptiste. It's hard to believe that someone you had fun times with is no longer among us. R.I.P. and continued prayers to the family.

Posted by Valerie King - Jackson - Springfield, MA - Friend   April 15, 2020

Rest In Peace angel we will see you there

Posted by Patricia Harvey - Portage, WI - Friend   April 15, 2020

We send our deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one. Nuchie will not be forgotten. Love Teresa Wiggins-Murray.

Posted by Teresa Wiggins-Murray - Cedar Park, TX - Family Friend   April 15, 2020

Sending prayers and condolences to the family ❣

Posted by Helaine Johnson - Baton Rouge, LA - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

My heartfelt condolences go forth to the Baptise gamily eitj all my love. May the ever presence of our Lord Christ Jesus be with you all and may "Nuchie" in rest on heavenly peace, God be with you one and al. Love Butch.

Posted by Howard Roscoe III - Waterbury, CT - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

My heartfelt condolences go forth to the Baptise gamily eitj all my love. May the ever presence of our Lord Christ Jesus be with you all and may "Nuchie" in rest on heavenly peace, God be with you one and al. Love Butch.

Posted by Howard Roscoe III - Waterbury, CT - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

Condolences out to the families

Posted by Katrina Freeney Bell - Meriden, CT - Friend   April 14, 2020

Nuchie, sleep easy angel. We all loved you, but God loved you best

Posted by Rochelle Jones Minter - Atlanta, GA - Friend   April 14, 2020

My condolences to the family may God give you peace and comfort at this difficult time

Posted by Debrs Gibbs Person - Jacksonville, NC - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

My condolences to the family. My dear friend, I will always cherish the great memories. You were a kind and loving soul always looking out for others. RIP MY FRIEND

Posted by Sonjia Gomes - Waterbury, CT - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

Such sweet memories sis in-Law we were so close! I am going to miss your visits to my house and us when we used to party & having such good times back in the day. You were such a Kind a generous soul. We are truly going to miss you. We love ❤ You honey . R.I.P May Our family keep holding onto God's unchanging hands and build our hopes on things eternal.

Posted by Marion Baptiste - Springfield, MA - Family   April 14, 2020

My deepest condolences to the family.

Posted by Janet Velez - Waterbury, CT - Friend   April 14, 2020

My sincere condolences to the family of Nutchie

Posted by Toni Fisher - Hartford, CT - Acquaintance   April 13, 2020

My condolences

Posted by Diane LEACH - WATERBURY, CT - Friend   April 13, 2020

Beautiful voice. Thankful for her singing in my father's honor.

Posted by Joseph Padua - Waterbury, CT - Family Friend   April 09, 2020

Family Album

62nd birthday ! I hope we made it special for you! Your nieces love you !
We love you auntie nuchie❤️❤️
You would always say" leash your always poking your lips out and doing the peace sign every pic now you got me doing it! " I guess I really did because your doing the peace sign in this picture ! Lol . Man nuch ima miss you so much , it hurts !

Family Album

I love and miss you auntie - Mae
I will never forget you Family!