SOFIA O. CASAS|
EDINBURG - Sofia O. Casas, 85, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at McAllen Heart Hospital.
Mrs. Casas was born in Edinburg and had lived there all of her life.
She was well known for her loving and caring ways, always putting others concerns above her own. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Sofia is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Simon Casas; her parents; and five brothers.
She is survived by eight children, Olga C. (Larry) Galaviz, Irma Casas, Maria (Ernesto) Gaona, Teresa (Humberto) Hernandez, Estela (Benito) Perez, Simon (Louisa) Casas, Jr., Jaime (Margarita) Casas, all of Edinburg, and Berta (Jorge) Perez of San Juan; 21 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; sister, Maria Elena Pina of Port Lavaca, TX.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service today, April 13, 2012, at Memorial Funeral Home, 208 East Canton in Edinburg. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg. Interment will follow at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.
Pallbearers will be Hector Hernandez, Erik Galaviz, Jerry Gaona, Stephen Casas, Simon Casas, III, J.J. Perez, Joel Perez, and Daniel Hernandez.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Edinburg.
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Published in The Monitor from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2012