Maria del Pilar Chavez

Maria del Pilar Chavez

Maria Del Pilar Chavez, 76, of Brownsville, Texas, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at Solara Hospital Brownsville surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 12, 1947, in Mexico. She was loving, strong and with a heart of gold. She cherished spending time with her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents Sara Garcia Marroquin and Pedro Zamorano Flores; her siblings Pedro Zamorano, Maria Zamorano, Francisco Zamorano, and Magarita Zamorano.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband Aurelio Chavez Jr.; her children Marcos Aurelio Chavez (Virginia), Eduardo Chavez, Gerardo Chavez (Icela) and Janet Chavez (Cesar A.); her grandchildren Gerardo Daniel Chavez, Susana Maria Chavez, Marco Antonio Chavez, and Corina Arizmendi; her great-grandchildren Alexandre Lozano, Alessandra Lozano, Axel Lozano, Damian Chavez and Aiden Chavez; her sisters San Juana Zamorano and Maria Guadalupe Zamorano; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She will be greatly missed. 

The family would like give a special thanks to Dr. Ahmad Karkoutly and the staff at Solara Hospital and her dear friend Mari Nieto whom was always by her side.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2024 with recitation of The Holy Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. The chapel opens at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, with a Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary Mother of the Church Catholic Church, interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Guillen Community Cemetery.

Services are under the guidance of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory & Flower Shop. 657 Springmart Blvd., Brownsville, Texas. (956) 350-8485.

To send flowers or a plant to the family in the memory of Mrs. Maria Del Pilar Chavez please visit Shalom Sympathy Florals at Sunset Memorial, place your order online at or call (956) 572-3872.


  • Nicole Langan Posted June 20, 2024 6:54 pm

    My heartfelt condolences to your whole family at this time.

  • Mabel Salazar Anderson Posted June 22, 2024 4:26 pm

    My condolences to the family may God heal you.

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