OBITUARY

Mary Luisa Monroy

October 28, 1951May 10, 2020
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Mary Luisa Monroy, 68, of Abilene passed away peacefully on May 10, 2020 at Hendrick Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church, 2801 Antilley Rd. in Abilene, TX 79606 with Chaplain Chad Potts officiating. Burial will follow in Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home. The family will receive guests for a come and go visitation on Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 5-8 pm with a private family Rosary beginning at 7:00 pm.

Mary was born on October 28, 1951 in Haskell, Texas to the late Pedro and Rosa (Medina) Pedroza. She married the love of her life Fernando Monroy on February 21, 1975, together they raised their family in Abilene. She worked many years as a presser for A-Town Dry Cleaners. Mary began a 2nd career as a foster grandparent for the Woodson Early Headstart. This role was very rewarding and she took great pride in trying to love and make a difference in the lives of the students. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. Mary loved to dance and was truly a unique individual. She leaves precious memories for her family to cherish in the years to come. Never one to hold her tongue but always dependable and ready to help those she loved.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Fernando Monroy; three sons, Michael Monroy (Erin), Jorge Monroy (Sylvia), and Fernando Monroy, Jr.; two daughters, Rose Mary Hebel (Kirk), and Donna Monroy; her brothers, Pete Pedroza, Jr. (Liz); sisters, Aurelia Lopez and Carolina Alvarez; beloved kin, Brenda, Marie, Patsy, Robert, Richard Medina, and Dulce Alvarez; her grandchildren, Mallory, Isaac, Joaquin, Payne, Liliah, Elia, Matthew, Esai, Jorge, Cheyenne, Arlette, Emille, Aiden, and Luciano; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Service will be streamed live on Zion Lutheran Church Facebook page.

Services

  • Visitation and Rosary

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

  • Burial

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

Memories

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DAVE FORD MOTORS

May 13, 2020

We love you and will miss you, Mary. No more pain or problems.
We will see you again, someday. Peace and comfort for your family.

Guadalupe Ledesma

May 12, 2020

Mary was such a precious cousin, she was a gracious and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many. Extending her love to her nephews, nieces, cousins and anyone else who needed to be loved. I will always cherish my memories of her especially when are families lived in Houston. May all your family be comforted at this time.

Jose , Maria Elena Berumen

May 12, 2020

Some truth in life are hard to accept. Your departure is one of those hard truths . Your memories will never be forgotten! They will always remain with us forever. Rest In Peace

Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home

May 11, 2020

The entire staff of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home and Garden of Memories extends of sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mrs. Monroy. "Precious memories how they linger"

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