Emma Castillo Alaniz, 79, passed away Monday, February 28, 2022, at McAllen Medical Center.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Senovio Castillo; and her parents, Marcos Castillo and Elvira R. Castillo.
Mrs. Alaniz is survived by her husband, Amadeo Alaniz Jr.; four children, Cynthia E. Alaniz, Yvonne M. (Armando) Lozano, Deborah A. (Argelio) Sanchez, Amadeo Alaniz III; five grandchildren, Samantha N. Sanchez, Argelio "AJ" Sanchez Jr., Denise A. Sanchez, Gerald D. "JD" Cortina II, Gennavieve M. Cortina; two great-grandchildren, Nathan J. Sanchez, Evelynn G. Macias; two siblings, Elvira Tovar and Marcos Castillo Jr.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. with a 6 p.m. rosary Thursday, March 3, 2022, at Memorial Funeral Home, 208 E. Canton in Edinburg. Funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg.