Maura Chavez, the mother of Franciscan Father Jorge Hernandez, died suddenly of a heart attack Sept. 13 in Guanajuato, Mexico. There was a funeral Mass Sept. 15, at Holy Trinity Church in Guanajuato, followed by the burial.

Maura Chavez was born in Leon, Guanajuato, Jan. 22, 1945.

Her family say they will always remember her kindness, deep faith, love for her family, and those close to her, and by her unique smile. May she rest in peace.