July 11, 1942 - August 18, 2021
Ramona "Mona" Rivera Zavala, 79, of South Houston, Texas, went on to be with our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. She was born to †David Rivera, Sr. and †Carmen Tamayo Rivera in Galveston, Texas on July 11, 1942. Mona and her twin sister, †Carmen, were raised by their Maternal Grandparents, †Margarito and †Guadalupe Tamayo on the strawberry fields in Genoa, Texas as children and grew up in South Houston, Texas. She was a local historian of her city who never met a person she didn't know. She had a passion for visiting family and friends. She worked for Faith United Methodist Preschool as a Bilingual Teacher Aide for many years where she was loved by all the children. She was also a Nursery Teacher at SoHo Daycare for many more years. The love she had for her family and friends will truly be missed. She is preceded in death by her parents, David Rivera, Sr. and Carmen Tamayo Rivera, her husband, Marcos S. Zavala, Sr., her siblings, Carmen R. Peña, David Rivera, Jr., Susan R. Cantu and her son Marcos Zavala, Jr. She is survived by her children, Johnny R. Zavala, Angie R. Zavala, Sonia Z. Godinez (Manuel), Yolanda Z. Rodriguez (Juan). Her Grandchildren, Jacob A. Perez, Justin G. Salazar, Cailin O'Campo, Marcos A. Zavala, III, Jonathan D. Kaewkongpan, Treana L. Zavala, John Anthony Rodriguez and Jared M. Rodriguez. Siblings, Guadalupe R. Camarena (Juan), Frances R. Hernandez (Louis), †David Rivera, Jr. (Lucila), Margarito Rivera, Sr., Lydia R. Vega (Roberto). Pallbearers are Jacob A. Perez, Justin G. Salazar, John Anthony Rodriguez, Jared M. Rodriguez, Rene Peña and Rene Vega. Honorary Pallbearers leading her to her final resting place are Treana Zavala and Cailin O'Campo. Services of the Rosary and Gravesite will be conducted by Deacon Hector Ledesma, Sr. of San Antonio, Texas. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 22, 2021, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Felix H. Morales Funeral Home, Houston, Texas with Mariachis at 5:00pm and a Rosary beginning at 6:00 pm. Visitation will be held Monday, August 23, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am at San Juan Diego Catholic Church, 3301 Pasadena Blvd Pasadena, Texas 77503 followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. The Rite of Committal will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. For the safety of all guests, gatherings at our facility will be limited to 80 family members and guests. Individuals at increased risk, sick or not feeling well should not attend the service. Please visit https://www.moralesfuneralhome.com/covid-19-updates/ for COVID-19 updates and regulations. All services are under the care of Morales Funeral Home. For any questions or concerns regarding the services for Ramona Zavala, please contact Morales Funeral Home at (713) 223-1167.
Ramona "Mona" Rivera Zavala, 79, of South Houston, Texas, went on to be with our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. She was born to †David Rivera, Sr. and †Carmen Tamayo Rivera in Galveston, Texas on July 11, 1942.... View Obituary & Service Information
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