Stella Maris Leverberg is confirmed dead at the age of 57.
Stella was best known as a Argentine politician and trade unionist.
Stella Maris Leverberg
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Born(1962-09-12)12 September 1962
Bonpland, Argentina
Died3 January 2020(2020-01-03) (aged 57)
Eldorado, Argentina
Other namesMarilu
Known forNational Deputy
Spouse(s)Enso Gomez
Stella Maris Raquel Leverberg, known as Marilu (12 September 1962 – 3 January 2020), was an Argentinian politician. She was a National Representative for the province of Misiones and Secretary General of the local teaching union.
Maris Stella Raquel Leverberg was born in Bonpland in Misiones Province in September 1962. She trained and became a teacher in Oberá. She married Enso Gomez and had three children.
In 2007, she was a Front for the Renewal of Concord candidate for national deputy on a list led by Maurice Closs who was elected governor of the province. Marilu became a national deputy on 10 December 2007. In 2011 she was re - elected, a position she held until 2015.
She chaired the Special Commission for Monitoring hydroelectric projects and she was responsible for Disability, Education, Labor Legislation, Tourism & Family, Women and Children & Adolescents in the Chamber of Deputies. She was known by the nickname "Marilu"
According to a newspaper report in 2007 she introduced three strippers at a party for Argentine teachers where there were children present. The party was in Oberá and it was celebrating Teacher's Day which in Argentina is celebrated on 11 September. In 2016 she appeared in court when her son was involved in a schoolyard fight which involved a child of the Chief of Police.
On January 3, 2020, Leverberg died from cardiac arrest in Samic Hospital in Eldorado, Misiones Province, Argentina, following a traffic collision in San Pedro.
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