Armando Maldonado

September 14, 1946 ~ November 6, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old


It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Armando Maldonado, a beloved older brother, and a cherished father figure to many. He departed this world unexpectedly, leaving behind a legacy of love, guidance, and unwavering support. He was 77 years old.

Born on September 14th, 1946 in Cochabamba, Bolivia to Vicente and Isaura Maldonado, Armando was a pillar of strength and wisdom. His tenure in the military, serving as the bodyguard to the President of Bolivia, exemplified his courage and dedication to duty., leaving a lasting impact on many life's trajectory.

Armando was an extraordinary man whose kindness knew no bounds. From an early age, he exhibited a remarkable sense of responsibility, taking on the role of a guiding light and mentor for those around him. His nurturing spirit and innate ability to offer sage advice endeared him to all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Armando was the embodiment of selflessness and compassion. His devotion to his siblings, children, and extended family was unwavering. He played a significant role in shaping the lives of many, offering guidance, encouragement, and a comforting presence through life's triumphs and tribulations.

His legacy extends beyond his familial bonds. Armando was a beacon of inspiration within his community, known for his generosity and willingness to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. His impact resonates through the lives he touched, leaving behind an indelible mark of empathy and goodwill.

Beyond his role as an older brother, Armando was a devoted father figure, providing unwavering love and guidance to those who sought his wisdom. He was a source of strength and a constant source of encouragement, instilling values of integrity, resilience, and compassion in those he mentored.

His departure leaves an irreplaceable void in our hearts. We take solace in the countless memories, the lessons he imparted, and the enduring love he shared with us. Armando will be remembered for his infectious laughter, his warm embrace, and his unyielding dedication to those he held dear.

In honoring Armando's memory, let us carry forward the values he exemplified. May we cherish each other, offer kindness to all, and emulate his remarkable spirit in our daily lives.

Though he may be physically absent, Armando will forever remain alive in our hearts, a guiding star whose light will continue to illuminate our paths. Rest in peace, dear Armando. You will be deeply missed and eternally remembered by his children: Sandra, Boris, Jacqueline and Vianca, his grandchildren: Fabian, Melanie, Micaela, Alejandro, Alexa Marie, and Michelle, and his siblings: Laura, Johnny, Flora, Maria Teresa, and Elena.

With love and fond memories, Family Maldonado

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November 16, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Everly Funeral Home
6161 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22044

Funeral Mass
November 17, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Agnes Catholic Church
1910 N. Randolph St.
Arlington, VA 22207

Interment Following Funeral

Columbia Gardens Cemetery
3411 Arlington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201


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