Dr. Esther Rita Davila

June 26, 1931March 11, 2018

Dr. Esther R. Davila, 86, of Houston, TX, passed away on March 11, 2018. She was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico on June 26, 1931 to Guillermo Davila & Carmen Rivera. Esther had a career as a dentist and instructor. She was a devout Catholic and had a passion for literature and poetry.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, brother and her eldest son.

She is survived by her daughter Ivelisse Nadal-Ammoune, daughter Mercedes Nadal, son Javier F. Nadal, daughter Rita E. Ferrette, grandchildren; Brahim Ammoune, Yousef Ammoune, Marlen Ammoune and Paul Anthony Ferrette.

Our mother loved God and her family unconditionally. She was sophisticated, intelligent, strong and compassionate. She loved to dance and have a good time with family and friends. We will miss her smile, words of encouragement and wisdom.

In lieu of flowers the family requests to please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association – Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Committal Service Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Reception Thursday, March 15, 2018

Dr. Esther Rita Davila

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Melissa Nadal Ammoune

May 2, 2018

I miss you dearest mama 💔

Monday Rusk

March 13, 2018

She was the most amazing woman I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. I absolutely loved her! All my times with her were always full of fun and laughter. She is flying high now with the other angels! Praying for her loved ones left behind.