Maria De Jesus Nora, 96, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 22, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her husband: Edmundo Nora. She is survived by her four children: Alma (Jaime) Flores, Amaury (Hope) Nora, Linda (Dr. Santiago) Gutierrez, and Dianna (Javier) Vasquez.
She is also survived by her ten grandchildren whom she loved and proudly talked about, Dr. James Gutierrez, Dr. Michael(Katie) Gutierrez, Lora Linda(Dr. David) Benavides, Dr. Araceli (Tom) Doughty, Amaury Nora, Jr., Dr. Jay (Erika) Vasquez, Jennifer Vasquez, Rick (Kelly)Flores, Jaime (Christian) Flores, Jr., and Alina (Gene) Keller. She also leaves fourteen beautiful great grandchildren.
Mama Chita as her grandchildren lovingly referred to her, was a beautiful, devout, loving woman who left a legacy of well-educated children and grandchildren through her strong advocacy of education, faith in God, service to community and plain hard work. She will be missed greatly by her family.
A rosary will be recited at 8:15 am followed by mass at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on Tuesday March 26, 2019, 555 E Del Mar Blvd. Interment will follow to the Laredo City Cemetery.
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
Rosary at 8:15 am