Maria R. Garcia

Maria Garcia, age 90, of Silverton, passed away, Monday, March 12, 2018. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Silverton High School Auditorium. Interment will follow at the Silverton Cemetery. Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday at the Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church. Arrangements under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home.

Maria was born on June 24, 1927 in Harlingen, Texas to Luz and Andrea (Silva) Ramirez. She married Santos Garcia on August 7, 1943. They were married for 47 years. She had been a lifelong resident of Silverton since 1956. Maria worked as a custodian at the Silverton High School until 1989. She was a member of the Catholic Cursillista and Las Guadalupanas at Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church. She was devoted to serving God, taking care of her children, family and friends. She enjoyed a full life. Her passion was helping the church and anyone seeking her prayerful support. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Santos Garcia.

She is survived by Norberto and Olga Garcia of Silverton, Tx, Santos Garcia, Jr. and Mary Jane Garcia of Silverton, Ernest and Maria Garcia of Mesquite, Tx, Greg Garcia of Red Oak, Tx, Mary A. Garcia of Dallas, Tx, Cecilia G. Law of Grand Prairie, Tx, Guadalupe and Kyle Couch of Forney, Texas, 21 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren, and her two brothers, Heraclio and Jose Ramirez.

The family wishes to express their great gratitude to every single person who has been a special friend to their mom. To those who helped her, visited her, and blessed her with their presence.

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