July 20, 2021
Pharr – Maria Elva Gonzalez, 83, of Pharr passed away July 20, 2021 with her beloved family by her side. She was born to the late Lisandro and Feliciana Ramirez, November 5, 1937, in Falfurrias, Texas. She was married to the late Francisco “Frank” Gonzalez of Premont, Texas in May of 1958 at Saint Jude’s Catholic Church in Pharr, Texas. They lived together in Pharr for over 40 years. Elva was predeceased by her loving husband Frank in April of 2000. She was also predeceased by her beloved son Noel Francisco Gonzalez in 2003. Elva is survived by her three children Sandra Ann Gonzalez of Pharr, Norma Nixon of Livingston, Texas and Mark Adrian Gonzalez of Dallas, Texas. She is also survived by her three grandchildren Nathan Noel Gonzalez of Fort Worth, Texas, Dustin Dale Gordon of McAllen, Texas and Brooke Elizabeth Nixon of Nashville, Tennessee. A loving mother and homemaker, Elva was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family, friends and neighbors, most especially during the holiday seasons. Her favorite past time was to watch food tutorials and cooking channels during her spare time. Growing up in Falfurrias, Texas during the 1940’s, her love for horses and horseback riding was not only a devotion but a passion as well. Elva’s love for Sunday Mass and her church was second to none. A visitation and rosary prayer service will be held on Wednesday, July 28th at 6:00pm (Rosary 7:00pm), at Kreidler Funeral Home in McAllen, Texas. A funeral mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in memory of Elva on Thursday, July 29th at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in McAllen at 10:00am. Burial proceeds at Roselawn Cemetery also in McAllen. The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas for their care and compassion.
Pharr – Maria Elva Gonzalez, 83, of Pharr passed away July 20, 2021 with her beloved family by her side. She was born to the late Lisandro and Feliciana Ramirez, November 5, 1937, in Falfurrias, Texas. She was married to the late Francisco... View Obituary & Service Information
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