Elvira “Virie” P. De Santos, 58, entered eternal rest on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at the Comfort House in McAllen.  She was born on September 1, 1952 in Edinburg, Texas to Ernesto Perez and Remijia Rodriguez-Perez. 

Mrs. De Santos is preceded in death by her parents and son; Jose H. De Santos, Jr.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 41 years; Jose H. De Santos, sons; Jose Ernesto De Santos, Gilberto (Vanessa) De Santos, Nick A. De Santos, Robert F. De Santos, daughters; Natalia (Johnny) Vasquez, Julie C. De Santos, brother; Manuel (Kathy) Perez, sisters; Susana P. Rodriguez, Maria Elena P. (Rafael Munguia) Rodriguez, 8- grandchildren, 1- Great Grandson and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. De Santos hobbies included gardening, dancing, music, playing Bingo and the Lottery.  She enjoyed cooking for her family, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.  She will be truly missed by her family, friends, and all those whose lives she touched.

The De Santos Family received friends on Monday, December 13, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with a rosary prayed at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg. Christian mass was held on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg. Funeral services were entrusted to Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg.