MARIA “SANTA” ALVARADO
JANUARY 10, 1931 – MAY 24, 2020
Mrs. Maria "Santa" Alvarado, 89, entered into her eternal sleep in the comfort of her faith after a long illness. Santa, as she was known to her friends and family, was born in Laredo, Texas and resided here all of her life. She leaves behind a great legacy with her sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her church family.
She is preceded in death by her husband: Jose Porfirio Alvarado; siblings: Margarita Rubio and Antonio Ruiz.
Left behind to cherish her memory and carry out her legacy are her children: Reynaldo (Aracely) Alvarado, Griselda (Manuel) Gonzalez, Angelica Villarreal, Alejandro (Patricia) Alvarado, Claudia (Jorge Sr.) Chapa, Monica (Jose Juan) Hernandez; 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and her siblings: Socorro Bernal, Ana Maria Montalvo, Juan (Irma) Ruiz, as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family will receive condolences on Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 4 until 9 p.m. at Joe Jackson North Funeral & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Rd., where a Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary will be offered at 7 p.m. *Capacity in the funeral chapel is limited to 25% (100 people).*
Visitation will resume at 7 a.m followed by a Chapel Service officiated by Father Elias at 10 a.m. on Friday morning, May 29, 2020 at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels.
Rite of Committal and Interment will follow to the family plot at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Tulio Alvarado, Rey Alvarado, Eduardo Villarreal III, Eduardo Villarreal IV, Saul Villarreal, Jorge Chapa Jr., Reynaldo Alvarado and Alejandro Alvarado.
You may extend your condolences to the family, share a memory or favorite story with the family online at: www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the funeral service professionals at Joe Jackson North Funeral & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, TX 78041, 956.722.8850