Cynthia Marie Gontarek , 73 of Groves, Texas passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at M. D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. Cynthia was born April 29, 1940 in Port Arthur, Texas to T.R. Lumpkin and Meredith Ann Haston Lumpkin. She was a lifelong area resident and longtime member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where she served with the Altar Society and Youth Ministry. Cynthia was also a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, John Gontarek of Groves; daughter, Julie Hebert and husband Kevin of Groves; sons, Jeff Gontarek and wife Debbie of Nederland, Joel Gontarek and wife Kim of Port Neches; brothers, Larry Lumpkin and wife Judy of Nederland, Tommy Lumpkin and wife Brenda of Houston, Mike Lumpkin and wife Lisa of Groves; grandchildren, Jeremy Hebert, Jessica Gontarek, Heather Hebert, Justin Gontarek, Keeli Gontarek, Jacie Marie Gontarek; great- grandchildren, Mya Hebert and Jace Barboza. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Groves. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
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Levingston Funeral Home
5601 39Th St Groves, TX 77619
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 13, 2013