Ester Alvarez Casanova

Ester Alvarez Casanova, Age 89 of Kenedy, Texas passed away peacefully, Tuesday, August 24, 2021, after a short illness in San Antonio, TX at home with her family by her side. Ester was born January 8, 1932 in Greene, TX to the late Simon Alvarez and Maria Adela Muniz Alvarez.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, friend to many and a devout member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Simon Alvarez and Maria Adela Muniz Alvarez; her brother, Teodoro Alvarez; her sisters, Teresa Lara, Manuela Salas, as well as her adopted brothers, Onesimo Ramirez and Lalo Ramirez.

She is survived by her loving son Paulo Casanova, her beloved grandson Paul Adrian Casanova and beloved granddaughter Valerie Casanova and her husband Eric, and their 5 children Paulo, Xavier, Alyssa, Isabella and Matthew. She is also survived by her sister Minnie Horton of Kenedy, TX.  The family would like to thank Dr. Moises Bucay and his nurse Jennifer for the years of care they provided; our family is eternally grateful.  We also would like to The Medical Team Hospice staff for their care and support given to our family.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, September 3, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Stanislaw Marciniak officiating.  Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery in Kenedy, TX.

Serving as Pallbearers: Eric Hernandez, Paulo Adrian Casanova, Paulo Casanova, Xavier Hernandez, Alfredo Alvarez, Jr. and Jason Alvarez.