Alicia G. Elizondo|
HARLINGEN, TX. --
Alicia G. Elizondo 87, of Harlingen, TX entered into eternal rest on May 31, 2014. She was born in Mercedes, TX to the late Florentino and Amalia Zamora.
Preceded in death by her brother Rene Zamora and Florentino Zamora, Jr.
Alicia graduated from Mercedes High School in 1944. She attended Texas Women's University and graduated cum laude from Pan American University. Alicia was an educator for over three decades, teaching in both catholic and public schools.
She was an active member of St. Anthony Catholic Church for 47 years where she served as a CCD teacher and Eucharistic Minister. She was also a charter member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Rogelio "Roy" Elizondo of Harlingen; her children, Maricela Medina of Harlingen, Rogelio Rene (Martha) Elizondo of Danbury, TX., Jorge Luis (Dean) Elizondo of Stafford, TX., Omar Javier (Liz) Elizondo of Sugar Land, TX.; and Carlos Eduardo Elizondo (Mark Dumas) of Washington DC. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Sergio Medina (Katie Leonard), Adriana Medina, Gabriela Ana Elizondo, a great-grand daughter, Hannah Elise Medina; her sisters- in -law, Maria Orelia Guajardo and Esther Zamora, and numerous nieces and nephews, and other cherished relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Monday, June 2 from 1:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the Rudy Garza Chapel of Peace with a Holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 P.M.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, June 3 departing the Rudy Garza Chapel of Peace at 9:30 A.M. for a 10:00 A.M. Funeral Mass celebrated by Msgr. Gustavo Barrera at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Ashland Memorial Park Cemetery in Harlingen.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in memory of Alicia G. Elizondo be made to the St. Anthony Community Center Building Fund, 209 South 10th St., Harlingen, TX 78550 or www.cdob.org.
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Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rudy Garza Funeral Home.
Published in Valley Morning Star on June 2, 2014