OBIT – Maria Saavedra

PALMVIEW – Maria Eulalia “Lala” Saavedra, 77, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at McAllen Medical Center.

Mrs. Saavedra was a native of Benavides. She worked and retired from the Migrant Department with the La Joya I.S.D.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Jose Saavedra; children, Ludivina (Erasmo Gonzalez) Saavedra of Benavides, Leonora Garcia of Mission, Jose Saavedra of Mission; sisters, Idolina Saenz and Umbelina Heras of Benavides; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral mass was held on Dec. 27 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Burial followed at L & I Cemetery in Palmview.

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