Romelia Chapa de Anaya

1952 - 2021

Romelia Chapa de Anaya

1952- 2021

Romelia Chapa de Anaya, 69, was born on January 3, 1952 in Agualeguas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 2, 2021 in Houston, Texas. She fought an extraordinary battle with Glioblastoma after her devastating diagnosis 2017. Her will to live led her to conquer four years. 

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. She was a devout Catholic and prayed for her family, every day. Romelia enjoyed cooking meals for everyone and making her famous rice for the family to enjoy. Most of all, she adored her children and especially her grandchildren.  She was a kind, generous, and a fun-loving soul. We will always remember her beautiful smile and presence. 

She was preceded in death by parents, Jose Chapa and Josefa Gonzalez; and her siblings, Maria Ventura Guajardo, Hermilo Chapa, Ignacio Chapa, and Pepe Chapa.

Romelia leaves behind to cherish her memories her loving husband of 44 years, her husband Jose Manuel Anaya; her children, Jose Manuel Anaya, Jr. & wife Perla, Fabian Anaya, and Monica Anaya Nero & husband, Richard; her siblings, Pablo Chapa, Maria Cruz Abramo, Maria Elena Ruiz, Blanca Ramirez, and Armando Chapa; her grandchildren, Ximena Anaya, Aaron Anaya, Isabel Nero, Juliana Nero, and Mia Grace Nero.  She is also survived by her numerous sister and brother-in-laws, nephews, nieces, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and a large extended family and friends.

Flowers are welcomed but please do consider a donation to Memorial Hermann Hospital, specifically in the Neuroscience specialty in memory of  Romelia Anaya. https://memorialhermann.org/foundation/donate

Visitation: Monday, September 6, 2021

Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm

Rosary: 7:00pm

Location: Compean Funeral Home Main Chapel

Funeral: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Mass: 10:30am

Location: St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church

Interment: South Park Cemetery

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at Compean Funeral Home.  

The family respectfully requests that only vaccinated family and friends attend the services to protect the health of older family members in attendance. Please wear a mask.

Romelia Chapa de Anaya, de 69 años, nació el 3 de enero de 1952 en Agualeguas, Nuevo León, México y fue llamada a casa para estar con su Señor y Salvador el 2 de septiembre de 2021 en Houston, Texas. Luchó una valiente batalla extraordinaria contra el cáncer de glioblastoma después de ser diagnosticada en 2017. Su voluntad de vivir la llevó a conquistar cuatro años.

Ella era una amorosa esposa, madre, abuela, hermana, tía, prima y amiga. Era una católica devota y rezaba por su familia todos los días. Romelia disfrutó cocinando comidas para todos y haciendo su famoso arroz para que la familia lo disfrutara. Sobre todo, adoraba a sus hijos y especialmente sus nietos. Ella era un alma amable, generosa y amorosa. Siempre recordaremos su hermosa sonrisa y presencia.

Ella fue precedida en la muerte por sus padres, Jose Chapa y Josefa Gonzalez; y sus hermanos, Maria Ventura Guajardo, Hermilo Chapa, Ignacio Chapa, and Pepe Chapa.

Romelia deja atrás para apreciar sus recuerdos a su amado esposo de 44 años, su esposo, Jose Manuel Anaya; sus hijos, Jose Manuel Anaya, Jr. & wife Perla, Fabian Anaya, and Monica Anaya Nero y su esposo Rihcard; sus hermanos, Pablo Chapa, Maria Cruz Abramo, Maria Elena Ruiz, Blanca Ramirez, y Armando Chapa; sus nietos, Ximena Anaya, Aaron Anaya, Isabel Nero, Juliana Nero, y Mia Grace Nero.

 Ademas le sobreviven su numerosos cuñadas y cuñados, sobrinos, sobrinas, sobrinietas, sobrinietos y familiares y amigos.

Flores seran recibidas, igualmente por favor consideren un donacion monetaria para Memorial Hermann Hospital, especificamente en the especialidad de Neuroscience en memoria de Romelia Anaya. https://memorialhermann.org/foundation/donate

Velacion: Lunes 6 de Septiembre dl 2021

Horario: 3:00pm – 9:00pm

Rosario: 7:00pm

Lugar: Capilla Principal de la Funeraria Compean

Servicio Funeral: Martes 7 de Septiembre dl 2021

Misa: 10:30am

Lugar: St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church

Sepultura: Cementerio South Park

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La familia solicita respetuosamente que solo los familiares y amigos vacunados asistan a los servicios para proteger la salud de los familiares mayores. Por favor utilizen mascara.

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