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1933 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
MARIA R. GARCIA McALLEN - Maria R. Garcia, 80, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Comfort House of McAllen. Maria was born November 22, 1933 in Brownsville, Texas. She is the daughter of the late Porfirio and the late Guadalupe (Garza) Ruiz. She is preceded in death by her parents; four sisters and three brothers. She is survived by four daughters: Sylvia Martinez (Rey), Nelda Yount (Jesse Plunkett), Velma Vela (Eduardo) and Melba Soza; one brother: Servando Ruiz (Paula); five grandchildren: Erica Gutierrez (Albert), Andrea Lamar Soza, Edy Vela, Eduardo Vela, II and Marco Martinez; five great-grandchildren: Albert "Marty" Gutierrez, Kaylie Elise Ramirez, Andrew B. Ramirez, Andre' Vela and Alexzander Gutierrez. Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm Wednesday, April 3, 2014 with a rosary being recited at 7:00 pm at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 am Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in McAllen. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. Sign the guest book at
Published in The Monitor on Apr. 2, 2014
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