Mrs Petra Trejo Basaldua,84, entered eternal rest Wednesday, June 24,2020 surrounded by her family at her residence in McAllen. Petra was born September 9,1935 in Donna,Texas to Norberto and Evangelina Trejo. She lived in McAllen for most of her life. Petra enjoyed sewing, being outside and family gatherings. She truly lived life to its fullest. Petra will forever be loved and remembered by her family and those that came to know her.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jorge Basaldua; her parents; her son- Armando Cerda, her daughter San Juanita Cerda, her daughter in law Josefina Cerda; her sisters Maria Luisa Garcia and Jacinta Aguayo.
Left to cherish her memory are her children; Felix Cerda Jr. and (Ramona), Maria Irma (Roberto) Ramirez, Elisa (Pablo) Lucio, Martin (Cynthia) Cerda, Ruby Lee (Noe) Garcia, Melissa Ann (Miguel) Basaldua, Miranda (Alexis) Cantu; Her siblings- Ernestina (Cipriano) Olivares, Santiago Trejo, Domingo (Gregoria) Trejo, Juan Trejo, Jacinto (Fela) Trejo; Her brother in LAw- Jose Aguayo; 20 Grandchildren 25 Great Grandchildren. A gathering of family and friends will be Friday, June 26,2020 at Rivera Funeral Home,1901 Pecan Blvd in McAllen from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm with the recital of the Holy Rosary to begin at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10:00 am at St.Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in McAllen. Cremation service will follow at a later day.
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Funeral arrangements are being handled by Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.
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