Maria De Leon Garcia of Pleasanton, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the age of 90. She was born in Gonzales to Adolfo and Felipa De Leon on July 9, 1926.
Maria is survived by her daughters, Santos Garcia of Pleasanton, Adela Garza and husband Hank of Houma, Louisiana, Soyla Gonzales and husband Refugio of Madisonville, Louisiana and Gloria O. Garcia of Pleasanton; son, Hilario Larry Garcia of Tilden; brother, Jesus Garcia and wife Ofelia of Pearland and sister, Anita Gonzales of Fort Worth. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
Maria is preceded in death by her husband, Alejandro Garcia, Sr.; sons, Rodolfo Rudy Garcia, Alejandro Garcia, Jr. and Gilbert Gibo Garcia; grandson, Glen E. Carter; four brothers and one sister.
Serving as pallbearers for Marias service will be: Rudy Garcia, Jr., Chuck Garcia, Richard Garcia, Alejandro Garcia, III, Ray Gonzales, and Austin Osborne. Honorary pallbearers will be Glenn M. Reyes, Gregory A Reyes, Carter D. Garcia, Charles G. Finch, III, and Ramon De Leon.
Visitation will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 703 Congress Street in Tilden on Thursday, October 13 at 10:30 am, followed by an 11:00 am funeral Mass. Interment will follow at Hilltop Cemetery.