SAN JUAN – Anita Abitua, 87, died Friday, March 9, 2018, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.
Born in San Juan, she had lived there all of her life and was a member of San Juan Bautista Catholic Church.
She is preceded in death by a sister, Maria Luisa Puente; and a brother, Eduardo Abitua.
Anita is survived by a son, Fernando (Maria Dolores) Gomez of Pharr; four brothers, Joaquin Abitua, Jesus Abitua, Pedro Abitua, Ricardo Abitua; three sisters, Tomasita Perales, Guadalupe Navarro, Rosalinda Quintanilla; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. rosary Monday, March 12, 2018, at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Funeral service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in San Juan. Interment will follow at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.