Maria Silva Delao died Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Amarillo, Texas. She was born April 11, 1945 in Cihuahua, Mexico to Alejandro and Paula (Carillo) Silva. She married Refugio Delao in Chihuahua, Mexico in February 1963.
Maria was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Earth. She is preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters, Elvira Hernandez, Maria De La Paz and Angelita Campolla; and 2 brothers, Ramon Silva and Alejandro Silva.
Maria is survived by her husband, Refugio; her 3 sons, Jose Luis Delao and his wife, Esmeralda of Canyon, Texas, Refugio Delao of Earth, Texas, Manuel Delao of Canyon, Texas, Ricardo Delao of Bowie, Texas, Herman Delao and his wife, Susanna of Seguin, Texas and Ruben Delao of Bowie, Texas; her daughter, Chriselda Aldape and her husband, Jose Luis of Muleshoe, Texas; her sister, Josephina Garay of Mexico; her brother, Dulces Silva of Mexico; 21 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.