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Alice Flores Garcia, age 87, passed away Friday May 10 2013. Alice was born to Maria Dianda Flores on Dec.9, 1925 in Lawton, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Garcia, whom she built a life and home with for many years in San Antonio, Texas. She was also preceded in death by her brother Ernesto Flores and dear sisters Margaret Delgado & Marie Falcon.
Alice is survived by her four loving children: Leroy Almanza (and partner, Donna); Gilbert Garcia II (and partner, Elvia); Diana Garcia (and partner, Roger); and Eileen McPeak (and partner, David).
In addition to her life as a mother, Alice was also a beloved grandmother. She will be honored and remembered always by her grandchildren: Gina Mata, Terry Andrea, Alicia Almanza, Anna Deneen, Joseph Almanza, Gilbert Garcia lll, Chris Garcia, Jennifer Garcia, Christina Garcia Lopez, Misty Montez, and Kevin Montez. Alice will also be greatly missed by her cousins, nieces and nephews, great-grandchildren, and all those friends and relatives whose lives she touched.
Family will be receiving visitors who would like to pay their last respects to Alice on
Tuesday, May I4"', 2013. The viewing will be held at Ortiz Mortuary 5:00pm to 9:00pm, at 3114 Culebra Road, San Antonio, Texas 78228. The rosary will take place at 7:00pm. On Wednesday, May 15"', mass will be held in Alice's honor at Holy Rosary Church,159 Camino Santa Marla San Antonio, TX 78228 at 12:00 noon. Burial will follow, at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery, located at 1520 Harry Wurzbach, San Antonio, Texas 78209. Pallbearers will be: Gilbert Garcia, Christopher Garcia, Kevin Montez, Jaime Lopez, Roger Garcia, David McPeak.
Please join us as we remember Alice and honor her life together. She was a strong,
charismatic woman who lived her life with integrity and great determination. Her wisdom, deep intuition, and laughter have left an imprint on all those who knew her. We invite you to share your memories and prayers as we lift her spirit up to heaven. ARRANGEMENTS WITH:
San Antonio, TX 78228
Published in Express-News from May 14 to May 15, 2013