OBITUARY

Maria L Gor

September 19, 1939April 28, 2019
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Maria Luisa Chi Gor was born on September 19, 1939 in Mexico City, Mexico. She was one of nine children born to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Chi. She was raised in Mexico City by her eldest sister, Margarita Chi Su. She was raised in a loving environment with her nephews and nieces under the care of her eldest sister and brother-in-law. As she grew up, she would help in the family’s restaurant.

In her early 20s, she and her future husband, Jim Gor, began a period of courtship, corresponding through letters. Eventually, Maria visited Houston, Texas. Jim proposed to her. They were married on May 22,1966. Jim and Maria were blessed with two sons, Steve and Joseph. They raised their family in Southwest Houston.

Maria was a diligent, dependable worker. She worked in accounts payable at PEMEX for over 30 years.

Maria was a dedicated wife, mother, friend and daughter of the Lord. She attended Chinese Baptist Church. She was in Berean Sunday School for many years. She was blessed to have many members of the church visit her during her illness.

Her hobbies included various handcrafts (origami, flower arranging, macrame) and playing games (dominos and mah jong). She enjoyed cooking Mexican food and baking. She was known for her delicious desserts, including cheesecake, egg tart, flan, and Mexican wedding cookie (polvorones).

Maria Luisa Chi Gor went to be with the Lord on April 28, 2019. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, Steve Gor, and her eight siblings. She is survived by her devoted husband of fifty-three years, Jim Gor, son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Connie Gor, and numerous beloved family members.

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  • Chinese Baptist Church

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, May 4, 2019

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Nixon Fong

May 3, 2019

Jim,
Sorry to hear about the loss of your wife,Maria. I know your wife was a faithful servant of our Lord.
May the Lord heal and protect your family at this time of your loss .
Nixon

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Biography

Maria Luisa Chi Gor
(September 19, 1939 - April 28, 2019)

Maria Luisa Chi Gor was born on September 19, 1939 in Mexico City, Mexico. She was one of nine children born to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Chi.

She was raised in Mexico City by her eldest sister, Margarita Chi Su. She was raised in a loving environment with her nephews and nieces under the care of her eldest sister and brother-in-law. As she grew up, she would help in the family’s restaurant.

In her early 20s, she and her future husband, Jim Gor, began a period of courtship, corresponding through letters. Eventually, Maria visited Houston, Texas. Jim proposed to her. They were married on May 22,1966. Jim and Maria were blessed with two sons, Steve and Joseph. They raised their family in Southwest Houston.

Maria was a diligent, dependable worker. She worked in accounts payable at PEMEX for over 30 years.

Maria was a dedicated wife, mother, friend and daughter of the Lord. She attended Chinese Baptist Church. She was in Berean Sunday School for many years. She was blessed to have many members of the church visit her during her illness.

Her hobbies included various handcrafts (origami, flower arranging, macrame) and playing games (dominos and mah jong). She enjoyed cooking Mexican food and baking. She was known for her delicious desserts, including cheesecake, egg tart, flan, and Mexican wedding cookie (polvorones).

Maria Luisa Chi Gor went to be with the Lord on April 28, 2019. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, Steve Gor, and her eight siblings. She is survived by her devoted husband of fifty-three years, Jim Gor, son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Connie Gor, and numerous beloved family members.

In lieu of flowers or contributions, please honor her memory by donating to Chinese Baptist Church.