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JUANITA GARCIA McALLEN - Juanita Garcia, a famous recording singing artist and recognized at the Tejano Roots Hall of Fame in 2005, 83, born on February 14, 1930 and died peacefully at her residence in McAllen, Texas on January 26, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eliseo and Petra Garcia; two brothers, Lorenzo Garcia and Eliseo Garcia Jr. (El Gaulian); sisters, Lupita Vela, Socorro Sanchez and Mary Giovani. She is survived by her loving caretaker that treated her as her mother and resided with her, Adelaida Ortega and family; a daughter, Erika Garcia and four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Respectfully granting Juanita's final wish there will be no funeral viewing. Following cremation a mass service will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:00 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in McAllen and interment with her parents at La Pieded Cemetery. Te amo Mama. Patty. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. www.riverafuneralhomes.net Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on Jan. 28, 2014
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