Stella Maris Leverberg

Stella Maris Raquel Leverberg, known as Marilu (12 September 1962 – 3 January 2020),[1] was an Argentinian politician. She was a National Representative for the province of Misiones and Secretary General of the local teaching union.

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


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.[2] In 2016 she appeared in court when her son was involved in a schoolyard fight which involved a child of the Chief of Police.[3]

On January 3, 2020, Leverberg died from cardiac arrest in Samic Hospital in Eldorado, Misiones Province, Argentina, following a traffic collision in San Pedro.[4]


  1. ^ Posadas, Canal 6 Digital (January 4, 2020). "Falleció Stella Maris Leverberg, víctima del despiste de la camioneta en la que viajaba".
  2. ^ Escándalo: Maestros argentinos festejan su día con strippers, Wikinews, 13 Sept 2007, Retrieved 6 September 2016
  3. ^ El hijo de una dirigente gremial atacó a patadas a su ex porque no quería volver con él, 31 August 2016, ClarinX, Retrieved 6 September 2016
  4. ^ "Falleció Stella Maris Leverberg, víctima del despiste de la camioneta en la que viajaba". NoticiasDel6. January 3, 2019. Retrieved January 4, 2019.