Lydia Ester Gonzalez

June 7, 1931 - July 10, 2017
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Lydia Ester Gonzalez, age 86 of Euless, Texas was called to her heavenly home on Monday, July 10, 2017. She was born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico on June 7, 1931 to Julio Gonzalez and Dolores Rivera, they both preceded her in death along with her brothers, Heriberto and Alfred Rivera. Lydia was such a caring, compassionate woman who made a career teaching special education in New York and then teaching another 20 years in Puerto Rico before retiring. She was passionate about her faith and her church of 28 years, Iglesia Betania gua cupex Bayo in Puerto Rico. Lydia’s girls called her “the best mom ever” and her love for them was immeasurable; what a beautiful legacy she left behind. Her family will always love her and keep her presence in their hearts. She leaves behind, daughters, Magali Devia, Silvia Devia; siblings, Herminia Rivera, Hector Rivera, Milagros Rivera, Daisy Gonzalez, Lidubina Gonzalez, Sonia Gonzalez, Migdalia Gonzalez; grandchildren, Jennifer Rodriguez, Kevin Rodriguez and Valerie Diaz; and numerous, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Memorial Service will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 13th at Chism-Smith Funeral Home.

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Heidi E
Concord, NC
May fond memories of Lydia bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. Look back on all the good memories you were able to have and smile at the fact that you were able to share these before she passed away. My hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. God has promised us that we will soon be reunited with our loved ones. “There is going to be a resurrection,” the Bible confirms at Acts 24:15. “Do not be amazed at this,” Jesus assures us, “for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” (John 5:28, 29)
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