PALMVIEW – Gavina Ivarra, 91, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018.
Mrs. Ivarra was born on Feb. 19, 1927, to Jose and Felipa Mata and was raised by her stepmother Sara Mata.
Survivors include Manuel Ivarra, Jesus Ivarrra and Jose Ivarra; brother, Ceasar Mata; and 16 grandchildren and over 100 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Santos, Florencio, Juan, Abundio, Epifamia Mata and Virginia Fuentes.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in McAllen.