Pasadena Funeral Home

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Frances Mae Montalvo

May 13, 1929July 19, 2020

Frances Mae Montalvo (91) – beautiful and loving mother, grandma and great-grandmother, passed from this earth on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Frances was born May 13, 1929 in Little Rock, AR. She is preceded in death by her parents, Marie and Eugene Downing, 3 sisters, 3 brothers and her beloved husband of 67 years Alfred J Montalvo. Left to cherish her memory are her children; Dodie Cooper Frame (Phillip), Mike Montalvo (Karen), Becky Clinard (Jerome), Rachael Southard (Fred), Gene Montalvo (Terry), Melinda FitzGerrell (Greg). She loved family gatherings especially with the 6 grandkids and 14 greats. Fishing at the lake was one of her favorite pastimes, surpassed only by reading novels or working puzzles.

Frances especially enjoyed the Astros, having learned how to score a baseball game from her daddy in Little Rock when she was a child. Together they regularly attended the local minor league games. After she married Alfred they moved to Pasadena where they raised their 6 children and enjoyed being Texans. She was active in her church; St Pius V and most recently St Frances Cabrini, having been a member of Catholic Daughters, and the Sunshiners. She loved volunteering in the community, especially with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Bayshore Hospital and Senior Friends. She was a great friend and never met a stranger.

If somebody said let’s go….she was ready, having traveled the world by car, RV, plane, or cruise line. She passed along the travel bug to her children who have continued the adventures. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

The family extends heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the caregivers of The Cottages of Clear Lake in League City and Heart to Heart Hospice Houston.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 5-8 PM with the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM at Pasadena Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 9:30 AM at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Interment will be at Houston National Cemetery.


  • Family Will Receive Guests

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

  • Rosary Service

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, July 23, 2020


Frances Mae Montalvo

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