Anita G. Rivera

April 29, 1960August 9, 2019

Anita G. Rivera, age 59, of Harlingen, Texas passed away on Friday August 9, 2019. Anita was born April 29, 1960 in Harlingen to Amelia and Gilberto Gonzales.

Anita is survived by her husband, Hector Valverde; daughter Lynda Ann Rivera; son Eliazar Rivera Jr.; son James Solis; son Esteban (Minerva Torres) Solis; son Gabriel Solis; and son Christopher Solis; furbabies Pugzie and Coco; mother Amelia Gonzales and father Gilberto Gonzales. Anita also leaves behind numerous loving grandchildren and great grandchildren; 4 sisters and 1 brother.

Anita loved listening to music, fishing and going to South Padre Island, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandkids.

Anita was preceded in death by her brother Ricardo Gonzalez.

Visitation for Anita will be held Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 1:00 AM at Heavenly Grace Funeral Home, in La Feria, Texas. A funeral mass will occur Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, in Harlingen, Texas, with burial to follow at Heavenly Grace Memorial Park.

Pallbearers are Steve Solis, Chris Solis, James Solis, Dante Rangel, Arnold Castillo, and Deion Rangel; with Honorary Pallbearers being Elijah Solis, and Messiah Solis.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Rivera family.


  • Hector Valverde, Husband
  • Lynda Ann Rivera, Daughter
  • Eleazar Rivera Jr., Son
  • James Solis, Son
  • Esteban (Minerva Torres) Solis, Son
  • Gabriel Solis, Son
  • Amelia Gonzales, Mother
  • Gilberto Gonzales, Father
  • Anita also leaves behind numerous loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.


  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Burial Monday, August 12, 2019


Anita G. Rivera

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Dora Gonzales

August 10, 2019

Thank you Lord for allowing us to have my sister for the years you gave Us. Sister you leave us to spend eternal life in heaven. Although our hearts break we know you are no longer suffering. You lost you battle her on earth but you won your way to heaven and received your wings. You are now my guardian angel. Watch over all of us. And its ok to come huant jk you will forever be in our hearts and ee will miss you dearly. You are now with all our loved ones.