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Obituary – Maria Evelia Olivares
June 15, 2018
MISSION – Maria Evelia Olivares, 73, life time resident of Mission, TX, has gone to be with the Lord on June 12, 2018.
She was a long time associate with JC Penny’s Department and Gordon Jewelers Stores. She dedicated her time as a catechism educator beginning at the age of 15 at St. John of the Fields for numerous years. After retirement she continued being a faithful Catholic servant of God praying for all of her family and others who requested her prayers. She was preceded in death by her parents Heraclio Y. and Petra R. Olivares and her sister Norma Linda Olivares. She is survived by her children Cynthia (Milton) Perez and Osvaldo J. Morales III. She is also survived by her grandchildren Nicole Morales, Joseph Villarreal, Angela Villarreal Eulenfeld, Justin Villarreal, Amanda Morales, and Osvaldo J. Morales IV; 7 greatchildren; and her sisters Minerva (Arturo) Lopez, Sylvia (Luz) Pedraza, Nydia (Joe) Rios, and Norma A. Olivares.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 1-9 pm with a 7 pm rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in McAllen. Services will continue on Saturday, June 16, 2018, with a mass at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Following She will be laid to rest at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen. Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of McAllen.