Marina Rivero Cochrane, age 88, and a resident of Metairie for the last six years, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2020, the eve of the Feast of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary to whom she was very dedicated until death. Marina was born in Belize British Honduras on January 14, 1932 arriving on her oldest sister’s birthday. What a perfect gift for Norma (a live baby doll). She is preceded in death by her loving husband Richard Cochrane, Parents Amy Louise and Jose Tomas Rivero, step-mother Leonilla Rivero, sisters, Norma, Louise (Julian), Juana (John), baby Janice, brothers Joseph and Carlos Rivero, a stepson Michael Cochrane and brother-in-law Eugene Hickey. Marina is survived by her sisters Rose Rivero, RSM and Elba Hickey (her caregiver), stepson David Cochrane (sons David & Dylan) and step-granddaughter Kelly Harris, sister-in-law Mary Rivero. She is also survived by many nieces (Felice, Janice, Carla, Lisa) and nephews (Jose (Kathy), Demetrio, Dominic, Luke, Roger) and great nieces Michelle (sons Brogan and Liam), Lauren (son Jonah), Madison, Angela, Janelle, great nephews Jason, Daniel, Mitchell and Dawson. Treasured friends include the DeLatte and McShan family and all members of St. Helena Catholic Church in Amite. She loved her church family. Marina was secretary of the Elizabethan chapter of the Daughters of the British Empire. When Princess Margaret visited Belize, she attended the cocktail party with dad at the Governor’s house. Marina was a member of Venture Club and the Belize Association of Louisiana. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Holy Mass at St. Ann Church and Shrine on Transcontinental Drive in Metairie on Monday, September 14th at 11:00 AM. Visitation from 9:30- 10:30 AM, followed by recital of the Rosary before Mass. Interment will follow in the Garden of Peace at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive.