Maria R. Garcia

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Maria R. Garcia LUBBOCK-Maria R. Garcia, 75, went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 18, 2013, surrounded by her family. Friends and family are invited to a rosary for Maria on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. The Funeral Service will be Friday, June 21, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with Father Martin Pina officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Peaceful Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. She was born March 9, 1938, in Lubbock, Texas, to Manuel and Luisa Olguin. Maria married Martin P. Garcia on Feb. 1, 1964, in Halecenter, Texas. Mr. Garcia passed away on March 12, 2011. Mary was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where she was also a cursillista. She enjoyed gardening and had a passion for collecting frogs. Maria came from a very close-knit family. She is survived by her sons and daughters, Rolando Garcia, Martin Garcia (Dolores), and Beatrice Gonzales; seven sisters and one brother; as well as ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and lifelong friend, Barbara Arrington. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters, and one brother. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to both the nursing staff at Covenant Pallative Care as well as the Joel Arrington Cancer Center for their heartfelt care of Maria and her family.

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Guajardo Funeral Chapel
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Lubbock, TX 79415
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on June 20, 2013