Estella Chavez, 63, of Pasadena, TX passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 17, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Jesus R. and Leona B. (Brown) Chavez. Recently retired, she enjoyed traveling with her family and friends. Her last 13 years of employment was as an administrative secretary at St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston. She was previously employed by Harris County 7 years, where she spent the last several of those years working in Internal Affairs. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Houston for over 40 years; ten of those years were dedicated to directing and educating youth through the CCD program. Estella leaves behind her beloved siblings, Elise Chavez Zapata, Eloise and Jimmy Buenrostro, Jesse and Molly Chavez, John and Rose Chavez along with many nieces and nephews. She is also preceded by her siblings Gilbert and Antionette Chavez and her nephew Mark Buenrostro. Visitation will be held at Niday Fairmont on Monday, November 24, 2014 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with a Vigil Service at 6:00 PM. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Houston, Texas on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM.