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Michael A. Chavez, beloved son, brother and friend, born May 27, 1977, passed to unity with God on February 2, 2012, at the age of 34. Michael began Montessori at St. Mary's Hall at the age 3. He attended St. Mary's Hall through eighth grade and was a graduate of MacArthur High School. He attended the University of the Incarnate Word as a pre-med student. Michael was an honor student throughout his academic life. He excelled in track and in triathlon competitions. He loved music and was an accomplished pianist. He was a natural leader and excelled at Camp Stewart, having been awarded Man of Stewart, the highest award for service and leadership. Michael was preceded in death by his brother, David J. Chavez. He is survived by his parents, Dr. Jorge A. Chavez and Pamela Chavez, PhD; brother, Robert M. Chavez; sister, Jennifer Elizabeth Chavez and husband, Michael Goldman; intimate family friend, Andrew del Cueto and a host of friends. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 6, 2012, from 1:00pm until 5:00pm at Sunset Funeral Home, 1701 Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX. Scripture rosary will be recited on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 7:30pm at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3303 Urban Crest, San Antonio, TX. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 1:00pm at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Santa Rosa Children's Hospital Foundation, 100 N. E. Loop 410, Suite 706, San Antonio, TX 78216-4749. You are invited to offer condolences at www.sunsetfuneralhomesa.com

Published in Express-News on Feb. 5, 2012
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