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Mercedes Uboldi

August 28, 1952 — September 30, 2023

Bountiful, UT

Mercedes Uboldi passed away peacefully on September 30, 2023, after a long and hard battle with cancer. She was able to pass away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.

Mercedes was born in Concordia, Entre Rios, Argentina on August 28, 1952, to Gumersindo Ferrante and Hilda Ramona Senor de Ferrante. She was the fourth of six children. At the age of thirteen, she joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and remained a faithful member her whole life. She lived in Concordia until the age of seventeen when she moved to Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, with her family.

She married Jorge Uboldi in October 1973 (they later divorced after 32 years). She graduated with a degree in Midwifery while expecting her first son, Marcos. A year and eight months later she had her second son, Esteban. In 1977 they moved their young family to Brazil, where they welcomed their two daughters, Laura and Tomasina. Mercedes and her young family had the privilege to live in Mexico, Ecuador, Venezuela and finally settling in the United States close to her children. Mercedes loved every place she lived including the different cultures, people, and climate. She made many special friends in all of these places with whom she stayed in contact with throughout her life.

Mercedes enjoyed doing many things; playing competitive volleyball in high school, rode horses, played tennis, loved all sorts of crafts, cooking, looking stylish and was very good at color combinations. She loved anything that involved water and working on her tan. But the thing she loved most, was her family. She had a very special relationship with her four children and her in-laws. She had a profound and special relationship with her grandchildren. She loved her siblings and was very close to all of them. She also had a special love for the animals in her family.

Mercedes had a heart of gold. She loved serving others. She would spend many, many hours of her life with the elderly and tending to their needs. She served many individuals as a ministering sister. She loved babies and loved to hold them every chance she could. She is survived by her four children; Marcos (Maria), Esteban (Amy), Laura (Dave) and Tomasina. Her twelve grandchildren; Gabi, Mason, Leah, Dylan, Diego, Mylo, Preston, Kylie, Milli, Otis, Marissa, and Caleb. Her siblings; Marilu, Roberto (Susana), Magali (Norberto), Hilda (Hugo) and Ruben (Laura) and many beloved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Klaus (Marilu).

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 7th, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Russon Mortuary, 295 N. Main St, Bountiful, UT 84010. Visitation with the family will be held the same day starting at 1:00 p.m.

Services will be streamed live on the Russon Brothers Mortuary Facebook page and on this obituary page.  The live stream will begin about 10-15 minutes prior to the service and will be posted below.

 

 

Mercedes Uboldi falleció pacíficamente el 30 de septiembre de 2023 tras una larga y dura batalla contra el cáncer. Pudo fallecer en paz rodeada de su amada familia.

Mercedes nació en Concordia, Entre Ríos, Argentina el 28 de agosto de 1952, hija de Gumersindo Ferrante e Hilda Ramona Señor de Ferrante. Ella era la cuarta de seis hijos. A la edad de trece años, se unió a la Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días y permaneció un miembro fiel toda su vida. Vivió en Concordia hasta los diecisiete años cuando se mudó a Buenos Aires, la capital de Argentina, con su familia.

Se casó con Jorge Uboldi en octubre de 1973 (luego se divorciaron después de 32 años). Se graduó en Obstetricia mientras esperaba su primer hijo, Marcos. Un año y ocho meses después tuvo su segundo hijo, Esteban. En 1977 trasladaron a su joven familia a Brasil, donde recibieron a sus dos hijas, Laura y Tomasina. Mercedes y su joven familia tuvieron el privilegio de vivir en México, Ecuador, Venezuela y finalmente establecerse en Estados Unidos cerca de sus hijos. Mercedes amaba cada lugar donde vivió, incluidas las diferentes culturas, personas y climas. En todos estos lugares hizo muchos amigos especiales con quienes permaneció en contacto durante toda su vida.

Mercedes disfrutaba hacer muchas cosas; Jugaba voleibol competitivo en la escuela secundaria, montaba a caballo, jugaba tenis, amaba todo tipo de manualidades, cocinaba, lucía elegante y era muy buena para combinar colores. Le encantaba todo lo que implicara agua y broncearse. Pero lo que más amaba era su familia. Tenía una relación muy especial con sus cuatro hijos, nueras y yernos. Tenía una relación profunda y especial con sus nietos. Amaba a sus hermanos y estaba muy unida a todos ellos. También sentía un amor especial por las mascotas de su familia.

Mercedes tenía un corazón de oro. Le encantaba servir a los demás. Pasó muchas horas de su vida con los ancianos, atendiendo sus necesidades. Sirvió a muchas personas como hermana ministra. Amaba a los bebés y le encantaba cargarlos y mimarlos cada vez que podía.

Le sobreviven sus cuatro hijos; Marcos (María), Esteban (Amy), Laura (Dave) y Tomasina. Sus doce nietos; Gabi, Mason, Leah, Dylan, Diego, Mylo, Preston, Kylie, Milli, Otis, Marissa y Caleb. Sus hermanos; Marilú, Roberto (Susana), Magali (Norberto), Hilda (Hugo) y Rubén (Laura) y muchos queridos sobrinos y sobrinas. Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres y su cuñado, Klaus (Marilu).

Los servicios funerarios se llevarán a cabo el sábado 7 de octubre de 2023 a las 2:00 p. m. en Russon Mortuaries, 295 N. Main St, Bountiful, UT 84010. El velorio con la familia se realizará el mismo día a partir de las 13:00 horas.

Los servicios van a ser publicados en vivo en la página de FaceBook de Russon Brothers Mortuary o disponible en esta misma página.

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295 N. Main St., Bountiful, UT 84010

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