Maria del Carmen Vera

Maria del Carmen Vera

Maria del Carmen Vera, 79, of Brownsville, Texas, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, entered into eternal rest on December 20, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville surrounded by loving family. She was born in Brownsville, Texas on October 10, 1939.

She is preceded in death by her parents Matias Flores and Inez Salas; siblings Juan Flores, Cruz Flores, Maria Luisa Vargas, and Refugia Correa. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 59 years Julian Vera; children Norma Vera, Hilda (Juan) Varela, Julian (Diana) Vera Jr.; grandchildren Jesse Trevino, and Julissa Inez Varela.

Our loving mother lived a full and happy life doing what she loved: traveling, spending quality time with her family and grandchildren, and was always on the go with her Forever Living Aloe Products for over 20 years. Not to mention her baking, cooking, sewing, and her delicious tamales.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 1 to 9 p.m. with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory-Flower Shop. Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with burial to follow at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens.


  • Alfredo and carolina cortez Posted December 21, 2018 9:47 pm

    Our condolences to the Vera family from the Alfredo Cortez family. May she rest in peace.

  • Mary Lou (Villarreal) MacNelly Posted December 24, 2018 1:15 pm

    I’m so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a wonderful woman who was a joy to be around. She’s resting peacefully now and will forever be in your hearts. As hard as it is to lose someone, holidays make it even harder. I’m sure she would want you to still be merry and just remember the joy and laughter she would bring. Much love to you all and prayers of comfort and strength as well. ❤

  • Maria Luisa Martinez Posted December 27, 2018 9:22 am

    I am deeply sorry for your loss. Our loving God promises to be by your side especially in this very difficult time. Please take comfort in these words of Psalms 34:18,19.

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