OBIT – Ludivina Valverde

MISSION – Ludivina G. Valverde, 89, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2017, in McAllen.

Mrs. Valverde was born on Aug. 14, 1927, to Alfredo Z. and Olivia M. Gorena. Raised in Mission, she was a homemaker and worked at Valero Energy Corp until her retirement in 1992.

She was a member of Damas Catolicas at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Mission for 40 years, where she served as president for nine years. She was also a member of St. Paul’s Altar Society.

Survivors include her children, Victor Valverde, Velma Valverde and Valerie Valverde.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Trinidad M. Valverde, Jr.; and siblings, Maria Olivia Gorena, Jose Alfredo Gorena and Ella Margarita Gorena.

A funeral mass was held on Jan. 25 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

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