Gilberto S. Olvera
August 31, 1930  -  August 7, 2017

Gilberto S. Olvera

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North Chapel of Trevino Funeral Home
1355 Old Port Isabel Rd.
Brownsville, TX  78520
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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Recitation of the Holy Rosary
North Chapel of Trevino Funeral Home
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
7 p.m.

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Funeral Mass
San Eugenio De Mazenod Catholic Church
5409 Austin Rd.
Brownsville, TX  78521
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
10 a.m.
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Buena Vista Burial Park
5 McDavitt St.
Brownsville, TX  78520
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Gilberto S. Olvera, 86, peacefully passed away on Monday, August 07, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on August 31, 1930 to Alberto Olvera and Pilar Salinas in La Sara, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Ofelia Rodriguez.

Mr. Olvera was a lifetime resident of Brownsville; a member of San Eugenio Catholic Church and retired Union Pacific Railroad member. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his loving wife Maria Luisa Rios Olvera; his sister Guadalupe Olvera; his children Juana Campbell, Rosario Zavala, Manuel Olvera, Sandra Olvera Nava, Jesus Olvera, Lucia Resendez and Karen De Leon. Also, to treasure many memories are his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family members.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. in the North Chapel at Trevino Funeral Home located at 1355 Old Port Isabel Road, in Brownsville, Texas 78521.
The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at San Eugenio de Mazenod Catholic Church. Committal service will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are; Ysael Olvera, Mauricio Garcia, Miguel Nava, Sebastian Nava, Roberto Olvera, Gilberto Olvera, Jesse Robert Olvera Jr., Richard Zavala and Lionel Campbell.


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  1. Iris Resendez

    Our condolences to all the family.. he was our neighbor for the longest time , a great man .. he will be miss .. Rest In Peace ..


    Too all who visited my daddy during his hard fight to recover...especially for all the constant prayers...THANK YOU my friends, I will be eternally greatful!! On Jan 2012, drs gave my daddy 6mths, but thanks to those constant prayers & his strong will to keep living here with us, he got a glipmse of heaven on Mar, 2012, & God granted us another 5yrs!!! God sends the toughest battles to his strongest warriors & my daddy proved to be a tough one!! This battle was to test us, not to punish us, but to value what he gives us. I hope I passed God's test. I am extremely blessed to have had such an amazing daddy!! He loved me & my son, like no words could ever explain!!!

  3. Rick Rhonda Cervantes
    Houston, TX

    We will miss you dearly

  4. Lupita Carrizales Granado
    Brownsville, TX

    My deepest condolences to all the Olvera family...he will be dearly missed.

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