Mary R. Alva, a lifetime resident of Benchley, Texas, passed away peacefully, October 27, 2017 at the age of 84. She is preceded by her husband, Samuel Alva and son, Felix Alva. She is survived by two sisters, Barbara Barbosa and Anita Perez; six children, multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren, and a large extended family.
A time for family to receive friends will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Hillier Funeral Home of Bryan. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Santa Teresa Catholic Church, 1212 Lucky Street in Bryan with Fr. Victor Mayorga officiating. Interment will follow at Bryan City Cemetery.
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