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Alonso, Christine "Chris"

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July 24, 1939 - January 1, 2019

Alonso, Christine "Chris"

Born July 24, 1939 in Dallas, Texas to Luis & Julia Rodriguez, passed away January 1, 2020 in Dallas at the age of 80. Chris grew up in Dallas, graduating from N.R. Crozier Tech High School in 1957. Throughout her life, she worked at Lee Optical, Continental Telephone of Texas and Dallas ISD (Hillcrest High School). Her career with Contel lasted 28 years, and she would always say “Contel was the best place to work”! She loved the color yellow, collected miniature items and coins, cooking, Matlock, Blue Bloods and Danielle Steele.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, ChaCha and Mary Helen; brothers, Raymond and Bobby.  Those left to cherish her memory include her beloved daughter, Dr. Lisa Alonso and two grandpups Pookie and Willie; very special niece, Julia “Tawny” Enriquez. She is also survived by Luis (Feliz)Rodriguez, Robert (Mary Lou) Rodriguez, Roy (Gloria) Rodriguez, Josie R DeLuna (Martin Zisman), Julia Rodriguez and numerous nieces and nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 10am-12pm in the chapel of North Dallas Funeral Home (2710 Valley View Lane, Dallas, TX 75234)


A Signature Service under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238


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February 07, 2020 10:11AM

Mom-If I had only known how much time I had left with you....oh I would've played the last 2 weeks of your life so differently. I would've made sure that NO ONE treated you any different than what you wouldn't have behaved the way you did if you hadn't been sick. I miss you so so much! I just hope that you know how much I truly loved you and continue to love you. I don't know that my life will ever be the same. I do try and go on, day by day, but boys does it hurt so so much. I miss you Mom, Jack, Louise and whatever ever other name I gave you along the way of the life you and I shared. I love you Mom!

Sheila DeLuna

January 03, 2020 11:02PM

Oh Lisa. This will be the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do and will hurt so deeply. You are a wonderful daughter who took care of your mom as long as possible. My heart aches for you. Tia Chris was always very loving and nice to me. I have a hard time with words at a time like this. I’m sending you hugs.

Lauren Mcdonald

January 03, 2020 3:45PM

We loved you miss alonso.... your kind, sweet gentle spirit will always be with us