Catarina A. Garcia
Catarina A. Garcia, 89, of Smiley, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, in Seguin. She was born Feb. 13, 1922, in Leesville, and was a member of St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Smiley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luis and Dolores (Lopez) Agueros; her husband, Raymond Garcia on Nov. 23, 1998; two sons, Panchito Garcia and Domingo Garcia; a daughter, Tommie Savedra; and two grandchildren, Eddie Albert Vasquez and Christopher Savedra.
Catarina is survived by five children, Eva Vasquez and husband Eddie of San Antonio, Elena Garcia of San Antonio, Adolfo Garcia and wife Dolores of Gonzales, Sylvia Pantoja and husband Roberto of Smiley, and Ray Garcia and wife Diane of San Antonio; and a daughter-in-law, Minnie Garcia of Smiley. She is also survived by her sister, Dolores Rios and husband Roberto of La Feria; a brother, Cruz Agueros of La Feria; 12 grandchildren, Diana Rosa, John David, Michael, JoAnn, Leticia, Adolfo Jr., Jeremy, Angelic, Robert, Kristen, Jonathan Ray, and Laura Dyan; 16 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and other family and many friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5:30-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon. A rosary was recited at 6:30 p.m., led by Deacon John Moreno.
A funeral Mass was held Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Smiley with Father Alfonso Gioppato officiating.
Interment followed in the Burriola Cemetery near Smiley.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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