McAllen ~ Lourdes Arquiza Toribio, 77, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. She was born on Thursday, June 8, 1944.
Lourdes was a great baker, she loved to cook all day during special occasions and holidays. Gardening was her daily hobby. She loved to collect greeting cards and read messages from families and friends. Enjoyed dancing, singing and shopping at Ross. Never missed a mass on Sunday. Lourdes was an achiever, she didn't stop until she completed her Doctor in Education Degree in the Philippines. Although she retired at age 60 in the Philippines as a school principal she continued work here as a CNA at McAllen Medical Center and became a volunteer at the same hospital.
She is survived by her loving husband: Eduardo S. Toribio; children: Jennifer A. Toribio-Atilano, Rosidelia T. Falcasantos, Rebecca Toribio; grandchildren: Kevin Joseph Falcasantos, Jeremy Atilano, Gabriel Luis De Leon; her sisters: Norma Betita, Evelyn Llorente and brothers: Rolando Arquiza, Richard Arquiza and Joselito Arquiza.
Visitations will be held from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen with the Holy Rosary being recited at 7:30pm. Funeral Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday, October 1, 2021 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.
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