Juanita R. Gandara, 87 of Pearsall, died on October 6, 2020, she was born on June 23, 1933, in Pearsall to Ricardo and Estefanita Garza Ramirez.
She is preceded in death by her husband Paulo Gandara Sr., son David Gandara Sr., sisters Santos Gallardo, Rosa Alvarado and bother Rey Ramirez.
She is survived by her children Cruz Gandara Sr. (Sylvia) of Pearsall, Zelma Gandara of Waco, Gilda Ruiz (Raul) of Alvin, Irene Cantu, Ely Gandara (Nelda) of San Antonio, Paulo Gandara Jr. of Pearsall, Hector Gandara of Pearsall, daughter-in-law Lolly Gandara, sister Alicia Ramon of Pearsall, 19 Grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Sunday, October 11 at Hurley Funeral Home from 2 to 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass was held on Monday, October 12 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with interment to follow at the Catholic East Cemetery in Pearsall.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall.