Angel-Sleeping

Norma Leal

July 5, 1955 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 66)

Obituary

McAllen ~ Norma Leal, 66, entered eternal rest on Monday, November 01, 2021. She resided in McAllen, Texas and was born in Corpus Christi, Texas to Cleofas and Hilda Leal. She graduated from McAllen High School in 1973 and the University of Texas Pan American with a Masters in Counseling and Guidance.

In her professional life, she served as an educator with McAllen Independent School District for 30 years. In her personal life, she always put God first and believed whole heartedly in the power of prayer. She was devoted to her family and being of service to others.

She is survived by her mother Hilda Leal and her beautiful children Roberto Eduardo Palacios and Jeanette Marie Palacios. She will be forever missed by her three grandchildren Izabella, Faith and Zayne. Her memory will be cherished by her brothers and sisters Jose Leal (Iracema), Delia Elizondo (Ruben), Hilda Gutierrez (Faustino), Yolanda Avila and Juan Leal (Maricela). Norma's legacy of love and humility will be carried on by her children, grandchildren, nephews and nieces. We praise the Lord for all the blessings and beauty she brought to our lives. Her unshakable faith in God inspired us all to live our lives for the Lord and being of service to others.

Please join our family as we celebrate her beautiful life and enduring legacy at Rivera Funeral Home on Sunday, November 7, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm with services starting at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, November 8, 2021 at 10:00 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in McAllen and burial following at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 7, 2021

1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home - McAllen
1901 Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501

Service
Sunday
November 7, 2021

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home - McAllen
1901 Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501

Funeral Mass
Monday
November 8, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
2201 Martin Ave
McAllen, TX 78504-389

Interment
Monday
November 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Palm Valley Memorial Gardens
4607 N. Sugar Rd.
Pharr, TX 78577

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