August 6, 1945 — November 29, 2017
Maria Elena Rodriguez Gorham, 72, went to be with her Lord on November 29, 2017. Maria was born to Socorro and Benjamin Rodriguez in San Antonio Texas on August 6, 1945. She graduated from Fox Tech High School in 1963. She was awarded a scholarship to Michigan University and eventually completed her BA and Masters of Social Work at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX in 1963. She married Charles H. Gorham on January 14, 1972, and they remained married until her passing.
Throughout her life, Maria made it her mission to help others, and the contributions she made will never be forgotten. Maria is survived by her husband: Charles H. Gorham; daughter: Marisol Corbitt; and son: Charles H. Gorham Jr.
Visitation will be held at Funeraria del Angel Roy Akers, 515 N. Main Ave on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 the Mass of Resurrection will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church 2623 Perez St., with Interment to follow at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.