On February 12, 2011 Amelia M. Alvarado, our loving mother, grandmother and friend, left us to join our Lord. A resident of Kingsville, Texas, Mrs. Alvarado was born on December 16, 1925 in Falfurrias, Texas to Librado Maldonado and Ella Byington Maldonado.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jose Oscar Alvarado.
Mrs. Alvarado is survived by two daughters, Stella (Jerry) Alvarez and Ella (Tareq) Bustami, both of Austin, Texas; one son, Jose Oscar (Noemi) Alvarado of Corpus Christi, Texas; one brother, Alberto (Dora) Maldonado of Kingsville; one sister, Alicia Maldonado of Kingsville; and six grandchildren, Cinda, Jason, Monica, Sara, Maya and Leya.
Public visitation will take place after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel with a Rosary to be recited that evening at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church, Kingsville, with Fr. Jose Naul Ordonez as celebrant. Burial will follow in Kingsville at Chamberlain Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas.