Francisca Melchor


Francisca Melchor, age 79 of Waelder, Texas, passed away April 6. She was born Oct. 10, 1938 to Manuel and Feliciana (Martinez) Ramirez.

Francisca leaves behind her sons Joe Angel Melchor and wife Maria and Peter Fidele, daughters Erminia Cuevas and husband Ignacio Jr., and Adelia Lindell and husband Jimmy, brothers Herbert Ramirez and Stephen Ramirez, sisters Lupe Mathis, Isabella Ramirez, and Maria Martinez, 10 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Pedro Fidele Melchor Jr., parents, infant son Peter Fidele Melchor II, and numerous brothers, and sisters.

Visitation is scheduled for 12 p.m. noon Friday, April 13, at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 14 at First Baptist Church in Waelder, Texas with Brother Gordon Johnston officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Flatonia, Texas.

Words of comfort can be expressed online at Smith Funeral Home 128 E. 5th St. Flatonia, TX 78941 361-865-3311.