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Pilar M. Garcia

October 1, 1919 - April 20, 2018

Pilar M. Garcia age 98, of San Antonio, went to heaven with her Lord face to face. A Godly woman who prayed for everyone and loved her children, grandchildren and her in-laws. She was a hard worker at 17 years of age and retired at 85 years old. She loved sewing, quilting and was a very good cook and made tortillas. Pilar looked forward to attending church. She was preceded in death by...
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Lucille Mitrane

July 24, 1935 - April 17, 2018

Lucille B. Mitrane died Tuesday, April 17th at the age of 82 following a long illness. She was a native of San Antonio, retired teacher and a lover of humanity. She was preceded in death by her parents' Mary and Rudolph Lopez. Her big smile, quick wit, respect for others, and love for all people and cultures made her a special person. She loved children and music and was an avid...
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Nicholas M. Olsen

August 20, 1935 - April 16, 2018

Nicholas M. Olsen (Nick), age 82, of San Antonio, TX went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 16, 2018. He was born on August 20, 1935 in Madison, WI to Nick S. Olsen and Nora Marie Olsen, both of Norway. He retired from Oscar Mayer & Co. where he worked for 33 years in their Engineering Dept., first as a draftsman and then as a Computer Systems Administrator. He graduated...
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Steven Ward Solsbery

March 12, 1951 - April 15, 2018

Steven Ward Solsbery died on Sunday, April 15 at the age of 67. Born March 12, 1951, a native of San Antonio, he was the oldest of three children and beloved by his parents Horace "Solly" and Hilda "Tillie" Tillotson Solsbery, by whom he is predeceased. Steve was a joyful child who had a good heart, positive attitude, and honest sense of character. He was a patient big brother to his twin...
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William "Bill" Robert DeCastro III

December 31, 1955 - April 15, 2018

William "Bill" Robert DeCastro III, 62, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in San Antonio. Bill was a proud graduate of the Citadel Military College of South Carolina, and received his Master's Degree from Rollins College, Winter Park, FL. Bill worked in the Trailer industry for over 35 years. He had a love of Ferraris, Formula One racing, cigars, scotch, art and his family. He was preceded...
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Mary Elaine Ryan

October 17, 1946 - April 15, 2018

Mary Elaine Lico Ryan passed on to her heavenly home on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the age of 71. She was surrounded by her family at home in Helotes, Texas. Elaine was born on October 17, 1946 in San Antonio, Texas to Paul and Zora Faye Lico. She graduated form Douglas MacArthur High School in 1965. Elaine had a long career with Broadway National Bank retiring in 2010 after 42 years of...
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Ronald D. Hulme

July 6, 1948 - April 14, 2018

Ronald D. Hulme, age 69, of San Antonio, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018. He was born July 6, 1948 in Mesa, Arizona to William Dee and Eleanor Hulme. Shortly after graduating from high school, Ronald was employed by USAA, where he worked for 49 years. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed playing golf, and especially enjoyed his time in the pool with his dogs, Bailey and Chloe. He was preceded in...
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Amanda Marie Hurst Ochse

April 28, 1921 - April 14, 2018

With the passing of Amanda Marie Hurst Ochse on the morning of Saturday, April 14, 2018, both her family and San Antonio lost an amazing woman. Amanda loved her family and was proud to be the eldest living descendant of Carl Hilmar Guenther, founder of C.H. Guenther & Son. Amanda was born on April 28, 1921, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Regina Augusta Beckmann & Laurence Barrett Hurst. ...
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Thomas L. Cox

June 20, 1950 - April 12, 2018

Thomas L. Cox, age 67, died on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his home after a lengthy illness. Tom attended Jefferson High School and graduated with a degree in Finance from Southwest Texas State University. After a brief time at Kelly AFB, Tom attended Naval Officer Candidate School serving in the Supply Corps. After 26 years of distinguished service, Tom retired with the rank of Navy Captain. ...
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Hermelinda B. Pompa

April 1, 1932 - April 12, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Hermelinda B. Pompa announces her unexpected passing at the age of 86, on Thursday April 12, 2018 in Chesapeake, Virginia. Hermelinda was a native of Kingsville, Texas and later settled with her family in Washington, D.C. where she received her Bachelors and Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from George Mason University and was a licensed Clinical...
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Julia Gage Kelleher Stacy

April 25, 1957 - April 12, 2018

Julie Stacy passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 12, 2018, after a long, hard-fought battle with metastatic breast cancer. Julie was born on April 25, 1957, in New Jersey, though she got to Texas as quickly as she could. She attended Mrs. Bishop's for kindergarten and Saint Mary's Hall thereafter, where she met many dear, lifelong friends. After graduating from high school, she...
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Estella G. Gutierrez

June 23, 1925 - April 12, 2018

Estella G. Gutierrez June 23, 1925 – April 12, 2018 Estella Garza Gutierrez entered God's heavenly kingdom on April 12, 2018, at the age of 92. She was preceded in death by her mother Juanita Mendoza Garza, father Servando Garza, husband Elias S. Gutierrez and six sisters: Elena, Virginia, Elvira, Eloisa, Alicia and Herlinda. Estella is survived by her children: Sylvia Parrott (James),...
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John G. Wagenfehr, Jr.

October 6, 1930 - April 11, 2018

After a lengthy and courageous battle with colon cancer, our beloved dad and loving husband, John G. Wagenfehr, Jr., age 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 with his family at his side. He was born to wonderful parents, John and Margaret Wagenfehr in San Antonio; graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1949 and Texas A&M in 1953. Johnny proudly enlisted in the US Army...
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Ray Lee Whitworth

February 21, 1956 - April 10, 2018

Ray was born at Ladd AFB near Fairbanks, Alaska. He was diagnosed with Goldenhar Syndrome. He couldn't walk or talk and his left eye and ear did not fully develop. He had mental deficiencies and had to be taken care of all his life. His parents decided they would give him the best life they could. His father was career Air force. After Ray was born they moved to Schertz, TX, Sacramento, CA,...
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Maria de Jesus Torres

December 29, 1931 - April 10, 2018

Our beloved beautiful mother, Maria de Jesus Torres, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 10. In heaven she joins our father, B.G., her grandson, Danny B., her parents, Francisco Avila and Maria Ortiz Martinez and several siblings. She was loved and will be missed by her four daughters, Victoria Rendon, Maria Elena Martinez (Arturo), Rebecca Ortiz (Daniel) and Eloisa Ybarra (Jose), her...
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David Richard Paredes, Ph.D.

November 30, 1946 - April 10, 2018

David Richard Paredes, Ph.D., age 71, passed from this world on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He had been struggling with cancer for over a year. He was born on November 30, 1946 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his parents Frederick Paredes and Molly Moya Paredes. David attended New Mexico State University where he began a life- long passion for social...
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William E. Hailey

September 30, 1922 - April 9, 2018

William Edward "Bill" Hailey – a longtime local attorney, war veteran and former college basketball star - was a quintessential product of an American era that's been described as the greatest generation. Hailey, who moved to San Antonio to open his first law practice in the early 1950s, died Monday in the city that he loved and called home for almost seven decades. He was 95. Bill was...
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Martha Chacon Romo

August 11, 1932 - April 9, 2018

In the early hours of April 09, 2018, as her children stroked her hair and held her hand, Martha Chacon Romo, gently passed away. It was a characteristically loving final moment which she imparted to her daughter, M. Victoria McLeod, and son, Dr. Victor M. Romo Jr. The 85 years she spent from California to Mexico to Texas were marked by intelligence, beauty and a gregarious spirit which will...
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Louise Perkins Miller

March 3, 1923 - April 9, 2018

Louise Perkins Miller, 95, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away peacefully on to eternity on April 9, 2018, with family members at her side. Born on March 3, 1923, in Sulligent, AL to Mamie and Raymond Perkins, she was the second of five children. She was raised in Alabama and Mississippi, and graduated high school at New Brockton, AL. She was a beautiful southern belle, with a charming southern...
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Jesse Richard Greer

February 25, 1936 - April 8, 2018

Retired Air Force Major and Catholic Deacon Jesse Richard Greer died at age 82 on April 8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Jesse lived a life of joy and service to God, family and country. Born in 1936 in New York City, Jesse graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Industrial Management. After participating in ROTC in college, he joined the Air Force where he served for 20 years. He...
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Alice Cockrell Greene

August 3, 1922 - April 8, 2018

Mrs. Alice Cockrell Greene, age 95, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on August 3, 1922 in Smithville, TX to William Harvey Wooldridge and Justina Sistik. She was preceded in death by her parents William H. Wooldridge and Justina Sistik; her husband's Joseph Albert Cockrell and James W. Greene; her brother Bill Wooldridge; and her sister Jettie Elaine Fendley....
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Eleanor L. Bergmann

November 3, 1922 - April 8, 2018

Mrs. Eleanor L. Bergmann, age 95, passed away peacefully at home with family members by her side on Sunday, April 8, 2018. She was born on November 3, 1922 in San Antonio, TX to Sam B. Lifshutz and Leah Penner. She was a woman of elegance and grace and a true lady. Eleanor graduated from Thomas Jefferson H.S. and attended the University of Texas in Austin and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She...
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Roy E. Robbins

April 22, 1939 - April 7, 2018

Roy Eugene Robbins, Ph.D., died April 7, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was in the middle of the Spring Semester, and his 35th year of teaching, at St. Mary's University where he joined the faculty in 1983 and was the Chair of the Department of Economics. Almost a year before, on April 10, 2017, Dr. Robbins received one of his most cherished honors when two of his former students, Gastón Sosa...
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Carolyn Herbert Taylor

August 3, 1929 - April 6, 2018

On April 6, 2018, Carolyn Herbert Taylor of The Woodlands, Texas, died at the age of 88. Carolyn was born on August 3, 1929, in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, to Clyde and Ruby Herbert. Carolyn attended Tulsa University where she met John Reinhard Taylor of Glendive, Montana. They married in 1951 and while raising three children, they made job-related moves from Texas to Kansas then back to Texas. ...
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William Daniel Meskill

August 13, 1929 - April 6, 2018

A native and lifelong Texan, Bill was born to Cora Westerlage Tarpey and Richard Joseph Meskill at Fort Sam Houston in 1929. He was raised in a loving, religious, education-focused household with his four older siblings, Schotsy (Sr. Miriam), Richard, Cora Lee and Jane. As a young boy, he developed a love of sports - caddying, and playing high school basketball, baseball and football. In 1946,...
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Alda Charles Epstein

October 26, 1920 - April 6, 2018

Alda Charles Epstein passed away early Friday morning, April 6, 2018. A wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Alda lived 97 extraordinary years. Born in San Antonio in 1920 to her Jewish immigrant parents, Alda grew up to be a generous, courageous, beautiful, kind and loving woman of valor. She was a child of San Antonio, her family moving from neighborhood to neighborhood in...
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Amada C. Rosel, "Millie"

September 21, 1925 - April 5, 2018

Amada C. Rosel, age 92, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 5, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was a Civil Service Employee at Kelly AFB for 35 years. Amada enjoyed travels to Mexico, California, and Las Vegas. Had an intense devotion to her Dallas Cowboys and San Antonio Spurs. Passion for a good game of dominos, family gatherings and to exercise her privilege to vote ...
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John G. Wood

October 26, 1941 - April 5, 2018

John G. Wood, age 76, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Castroville. He was born on October 26, 1941 to parents, B.R. and Geneva Witzig Wood, in Pearsall. He was preceded in death by his parents. John is survived by his wife of 46 years, Gabrielle Wood; step-daughter, Sandra Goode; daughter, Gerri Lea Landrigan; 2 grandchildren; brother, B.R. Wood, Jr.; and numerous family...
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Sharon Lyn Downum Fink

December 17, 1948 - April 5, 2018

On April 5, 2018 Sharon Lyn Downum Fink, 69, left her earthly body and entered the Kingdom of Heaven. Sharon was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in late December 2017. She was born in San Antonio, but later moved to Houston, Texas where she spent most of her youth. As a young girl, she was active in her church youth group and choir. She graduated from Spring Branch High School in 1967 and...
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Thomas E. Cole, Sr.

December 26, 1944 - April 3, 2018

TSgt Thomas E. Cole Sr. USAF (Ret), age 73, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was born on December 26, 1944 in Waynesburg, PA to Thomas Warren and Amy Elizabeth Cole. TSgt Cole retired with 23 years of service in the USAF and served at various duty stations around the world including Pakistan, Thailand, and England. TSgt Cole retired from Wright Patterson AFB and...
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Francis Edward O'Neill, Jr.

October 6, 1941 - April 3, 2018

With great sorrow, we announce the passing of Francis Edward O'Neill, Jr. on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. "Ed" as he preferred to be called, was born in San Antonio, Texas on October 6, 1941. He was preceded in death by his younger brothers, Thomas R. O'Neill, and Joseph A. O'Neill, MD.; his cousins, John O'Neill, and Robert "Bob" O'Neill; uncles, Col. John J. O'Neill (Georgie), and James R. O'Neill,...
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Margarita M. Pedraza

September 30, 1926 - April 3, 2018

Margarita Morales Pedraza, our beloved mother, was accompanied by angels into Heaven on April 3, 2018 at the age of 91. Born on September 30, 1926, to Pablo Morales and Anita Hamilton, Margarita grew up on Guadalupe Street in west side San Antonio during the Great Depression and World War II. Her family ran a tailor shop and housed a neighborhood fruit stand in order to support nine children. ...
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Rae Lynne Pacheco, "Lynne"

February 8, 1956 - April 3, 2018

Rae Lynne Pacheco "Lynne", age 62, passed away on Tuesday April 3, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on February 8, 1956 in Columbus, GA. She married the love of her life for 23 years, Ramon C. Pacheco, on May 27, 1995. Lynne was a proud retired member of the US Air Force where she achieved the rank of MSGT and worked as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She was a devoted wife and...
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Allison Sockler Duesing

March 1, 1957 - April 3, 2018

Allison Doran Sockler Duesing passed away peacefully and without pain on April 3, 2018, after diligently combatting lung cancer for nearly six years. An undeserving victim of lung cancer, Allison never asked why but fought it daily with faith and medicine. Allison was fueled by faith in the Lord and the hope He instilled in her. She was blessed with a magnetic personality that attracted many...
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William Earl Barfield, Sr.

November 12, 1939 - April 1, 2018

William Earl Barfield, Sr. (Dick) went to be with his Savior Jesus and his son, Bill Barfield and other loved ones who preceded him on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Linda Fay New Barfield; his sister, Rena Cannon of Smiths, Alabama; his sister-in-law, Donna Youngblood and husband Tommy; and many nieces and nephews. Dick served in the US Air Force...
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Eugenie Hartenstine

June 26, 1929 - April 1, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Oma and aunt. Eugenie (Jeanie) Hartenstine was born on June 26, 1929 in Aalen, Germany. Jeanie was a WWII war bride and always served as a very proud military wife. She was the matriarch of our family and had a zest for life. Her passion was her family and cooking five-star meals, especially German cuisines. Jeanie...
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Josephine G. Arredondo

October 10, 1928 - March 30, 2018

Josephine G. Arredondo, age 89, passed away on March 30th in San Antonio, TX. Josephine was born to Jose and Josefa Gonzalez in San Antonio, TX on October 10th, 1928. Josephine was an active member of the San Antonio Conservation Society, Commander's House and was a member of the King William Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Arredondo; son, Johnny Arredondo,...
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Ralph Kustoff

November 8, 1927 - March 29, 2018

Dr. Ralph Kustoff, age 90, retired physician, passed peacefully in San Antonio, Texas on March 29, 2018. He will always be remembered as a doctor who took the time to ask about your family and then told you about his. Born November 8, 1927 in New York, NY, Dr. Kustoff was the son of Hyman and Fannie Kustoff who were first generation immigrants to the U.S. Dr. Kustoff was a 1950 graduate of...
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Paul Everette McSween, Jr.

October 7, 1928 - March 29, 2018

Paul Everette McSween, Jr, age 89, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in San Antonio surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 7, 1928 in Sequin, Texas to Laura Lee Williamson and Paul E. McSween. During his childhood years, Paul lived and worked in the St. Anthony Hotel in Downtown San Antonio, while his father was President and General Manager of the hotel. He graduated...
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Mary Esther (Linda Mora) Saenz

October 6, 1945 - March 28, 2018

Mrs. Mary E. Saenz, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on October 6, 1945 in San Antonio, TX to John C. Mora and Angelita Perez. Mary Esther was a 1964 graduate of Brackenridge High School. She met her husband of 25 years David Saenz through mutual friends and became a Navy then Coast Guard wife. She was able to travel and live in various parts of...
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Edward S. Gilbert

March 22, 1928 - March 28, 2018

Edward S. Gilbert Jr., son of Mary Browne Gilbert and Edward Seaver Gilbert, Sr, passed away on Wednesday, March 28th in San Antonio, Texas. He was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, graduating from Jefferson High School and then University of Texas with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He excelled for several years in the corporate world, receiving the David Sarnoff Fellowship for...
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Ruben Sandoval Tovar

May 7, 1939 - March 28, 2018

Mr. Ruben S. Tovar, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was born on May 7, 1939 in San Antonio, TX to Natividad Tovar and Ninfa Sandoval. He was married for 30 years to his wife Rebecca and worked for 32 years for Southern Pacific Railroad and was a school Bus driver for Harlandale ISD. Ruben was one of a kind; he was a man of tradition, had amazing strength,...
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Roushan J. Chowdhury

December 12, 1932 - March 28, 2018

Roushan J. Chowdhury, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born in Bangladesh. Roushan enjoyed making beaded jewelry and crafts, reading books, and cooking. Her passion for politics was inspiring. Traveling was another great passion of hers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Salehuddin Chowdhury. Roushan is survived by her son, Nadeem Chowdhury and wife...
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Wyatt Houston Oliver

October 19, 2016 - March 26, 2018

Wyatt Houston Oliver, 17 Months, passed away on Monday March, 26th in Houston, Texas. Wyatt was 9th generation Texan and had the fight and strength that went with being a true Texan. With every breath of his very short life he inspired and brought joy to everyone he met. They nicknamed him "Lil Chief" because from the moment he came into the world he took the lead and set the tone. With his...
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Robert B. Hahn

August 16, 1930 - March 26, 2018

Robert B. Hahn born August 16, 1930 to Bernard Hahn and Marion Klink in Elkader, Iowa, died March 26, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Carolina Villanueva Hahn, sons, Steven Robert Hahn, Bruce Allan Hahn and Glenn Ray Hahn [Adriana], grand-children Marissa and Ian Hahn and great-granddaughter, Samantha Vasquez. His sister, Judie Smith, also survives him as well as the...
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Martha Riley Johnston

August 2, 1945 - March 26, 2018

Martha Riley Johnston was born on August 2, 1945 in San Antonio to Stanton and Deloris Riley. She passed away, March 26, 2018, surrounded by her family. She will always be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1963 and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1967. She later attended Incarnate Word and...
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Charles Evans "Chuck" Cavin

September 8, 1925 - March 23, 2018

Charles Evans Cavin, age 92, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on September 8, 1925 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma to Forrest Andy and Susan Effie (Gladin) Cavin. Chuck grew up the 5th of 6 children. After graduating from high school he began his military career, entering the US Army Aviation Cadet program in 1943 and completing his pilot training. He earned his...
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Yvonne Marie Duplantier Pugh

December 24, 1919 - March 21, 2018

Yvonne Marie Duplantier Pugh was born on Dec. 24, 1919 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Amelie Rivet and Frederick Robert Duplantier. She died in San Antonio, Texas on March 21, 2018 under the longstanding attentive care of her daughter, Dr. Jacqueline Pugh. Relationships, ideas and causes defined Yvonne. She had a keen intellect, a deep spirituality, an insatiable curiosity, loved people and...
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George Thomas Best

September 6, 1932 - March 20, 2018

George Thomas Best, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was born on September 6, 1932, in Haw River, NC to James Edward Best and Willie Terrell. He served his country in the USAF for 23 years and received numerous medals for his service. After his retirement from the military, he went to HVAC school and opened George Best Air Conditioning & Heating, which his...
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Maria Trinidad Barrera-Montoya

March 20, 1952 - March 20, 2018

Maria Trinidad Barrera-Montoya, was born March 20, 1952 in Mexico. She passed away on her birthday, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 66. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luz and Enrique Barrera; brothers an sister, Leonel, Carmen and Enrique Barrera. Trinidad will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 33 years, Ramiro Montoya; her daughter, Monica Montoya...
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John David Posey

May 14, 1965 - March 20, 2018

Once upon a time there was a princess that was looking for her prince charming. She looked far and wide but only found frogs. One day, she decided to get online and find prince charming. She met a prince online, they chatted for months and finally decided to meet in person. They had never exchanged pictures, but the minute they saw each other they fell madly in love. She'd finally found her...
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Jeannie Marie Garza

August 3, 1955 - March 20, 2018

Our beloved mom, Jeannie Marie Garza, age 62, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born August 3, 1955 in San Antonio to Willie and Alice Garza. Jeannie is a graduate of St. Gerard High school class of 1973. She worked as an accounting clerk at AT&T for 45 years and had a passion for musicals, literature, and family. She encouraged her children through...
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Randall S. Moore

April 11, 1950 - March 19, 2018

Randall S. Moore loving brother, uncle, cousin, and dear friend, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at the age of 67. Randy, as he was known to all, was born April 11, 1950 in Harriman, Tennessee. He graduated from Harriman High School. Randy proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1969-1979, obtaining the rank of E5 Staff Sergeant. After his years of service, Randy's unique...
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Kouros Bahrami

March 18, 1935 - March 19, 2018

Colonel Kouros Bahrami, age 83, passed away on March 19, 2018, in San Antonio, TX surrounded by his loving family. Kouros was born to Mohamad Gholi and Fatemeh Bahrami in Sanandaj, Iran on March 18th, 1935. Mr. Bahrami was a man of many trades. In the Iranian military, he received his Masters in Economics and in Law. He became a well respected attack-helicopter pilot and instructor,...
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Paul Richard Erwin

September 2, 1944 - March 19, 2018

Paul Richard Erwin, age 73, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 19, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas, after an extended illness. He will be remembered by family and friends for his devotion to teaching, love of all sports (especially football and golf), gift for storytelling, rapier wit and incredible sense of humor, and lifelong passion for doo wop, country and bluegrass music. Paul spent his...
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Rose Marie "Rosie" Melendes

September 14, 1944 - March 17, 2018

Rose Marie "Rosie" Melendes, age 73, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University and was a dedicated elementary school teacher for 39 years. She was a member of the St. Matthew's Guadalupanas and the San Antonio Single Women's Society where she served as President. Rosie loved being with family and friends, gardening, shopping...
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Orrin Hamblin

January 29, 1928 - March 17, 2018

Orrin H. Hamblin left this earth March 17, 2018 to take his place in Heaven alongside his loving wife of over 65 years, Leta, and many other loved ones that had gone on before. Orrin was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and leaves behind a legacy of being kind and impacting many lives with whom he came in contact. He was born in Wellington, Kansas on January 29, 1928...
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Patricia "Patsy" Kuntz Vance

October 31, 1931 - March 17, 2018

Patricia "Patsy" Kuntz Vance, age 86 of San Antonio, died on Saturday, March 17, 2018 after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Richard C. "Dick" Vance, parents John J. Kuntz, Jr. and Katherine (Kavanaugh) Kuntz, and brother Thomas A. Kuntz. Patsy was a graduate of Incarnate Word High School and attended Catholic University in Washington, DC where she studied...
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Henry Wayne Cox

August 19, 1926 - March 16, 2018

H. Wayne Cox, loving husband, father, grand-father and great-grandfather, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the age of 91. Wayne, as he was known to all, was born on August 19, 1926 in Smithville, Texas and graduated from Texas A & M in 1947. He served in the U. S. Navy and was a WWII veteran. He was married to his lifelong friend and love Virginia Cox, for 69 years. They raised...
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Vivian Pauline Van Cleave Bryant

December 16, 1926 - March 16, 2018

On March 16, 2018, Vivian Pauline Van Cleave Bryant passed away after a sudden stroke at an active and vivid 91 years of age. Vivian was born December 16, 1926 in San Antonio to Charles Densley Van Cleave, Sr. and Pauline Robinson Van Cleave. She graduated from Edgewood High School in 1944. After graduation she studied business at Our Lady of the Lake College. On October 23, 1946, she married her...
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Geneva (Genie) Patino

May 16, 1929 - March 15, 2018

Geneva (Genie) Jane Patiño, 88, died on Thursday, 15 March 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born in San Antonio, TX on 16 May 1929. Her parents, now deceased, were Oscar B. Garza and Ann Bennett Garza. Genie graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1947 where she participated in the Lassos. Her spouse of 69 years was Tony Patiño, Jr. with whom she lived in San Antonio, Kenedy and...
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Darlyne Milstead

February 12, 1947 - March 15, 2018

Darlyne Milstead passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the age of 71. She was born on February 12, 1947 in San Antonio, TX to parents, Don and Pauline Moulder Robbins. She was preceded in death by her father. Darlyne is survived by her husband of 44 years, Larry Milstead; daughters, Kimberly Goulden, Misty Foster; grandchildren, Larissa Matchett, Ryleigh Goulden, Shayla Justin Dobie; great...
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Scott Aaron

February 3, 1971 - March 15, 2018

Scott Aaron, 47, passed away unexpectedly as a result of a motorcycle accident on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He served in the United States Air Force and retired honorably at the rank of Master Sergeant. During his time in the military he was stationed in Virginia, Hawaii, Afghanistan, and Korea. At the time of his death, Scott worked as a Computer Systems Engineer with...
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Charles F. Sugerman

July 13, 1932 - March 15, 2018

Charles Sugerman died on March 15, 2018 at the age of 85. He leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and family. Chuck was born in Chicago on July 13, 1932. His family moved to San Antonio in the 1940s. Chuck graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1950. He received his business and law degrees from the University of Texas in 1955. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1955,...
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Margarite J. West

May 30, 1923 - March 14, 2018

On March 14, 2018, Margarite West joined her husband of 67 years, W. G. West, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.P. Miller of El Campo, and her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Halling of El Campo in the life everlasting. She was 94. Margarite grew up in El Campo, Texas. She was accomplished in ballet and tap dancing, acrobatics, and was the drum major for the high school. When...
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Lawrence Eugene Marshall, USN (Ret)

June 26, 1961 - March 13, 2018

Commander Lawrence Eugene Marshall, USN, Retired, age 56, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Growing up in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, Lawrence dreamed about serving his country in the United States Navy. In 1979, he was accepted to the United States Naval Academy. After graduating in 1984, Lawrence served in the Navy for twenty years, rising to the position of Executive Officer of the...
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William Alonzo Stanley IV,, DDS

March 11, 1983 - March 12, 2018

Dr. William Alonzo Stanley, IV, son of Pat and William Alonzo Stanley, III D.D.S., passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018. He is survived by his parents; his sister Patrice Pryor and brother-in-law Jason Pryor; his niece and nephew Loren and Jacob; as well as cousins, aunts, uncles, and countless friends. Dr. Stanley is a graduate of Alamo Heights High School, Class of 2001, where he played...
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JD Beeson

October 16, 1914 - March 11, 2018

JD Beeson, born October 16, 1914 in Cerrogorda, Arkansas to John Riley Beeson and Adenia Clark, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2018, at the age of 103. He was preceded in death by his parents John Riley and Adenia Beeson, his wife Elizabeth Beeson, his daughter, Barbara Durham; his brothers: Elvin Beeson, JR Beeson, Boyd Lee Beeson and Thad Beeson, and his sisters: Agnes Curry and Wilma Main...
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Benjamin Dean Holt, Jr. ("BD Peter")

April 21, 1925 - March 10, 2018

Benjamin Dean Holt, Jr. ("BD Peter"), passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018. He was born in Oakland, CA to Benjamin Dean Holt, Sr. and Loretta Wahl Holt on April 21, 1925. He graduated from Stockton High School in 1943, enlisted in the US Marine Corps and was promoted to Lieutenant after graduating from Officers Training School. After WWII, he entered the University of California at Berkeley...
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Robert George Chambers

December 11, 1924 - March 10, 2018

Robert "Bob" Chambers was born December 11, 1924 in San Antonio, Texas to Robert and Alice Duke Chambers, Sr. He went home to be with our Lord on March 10, 2018 at the age of 93. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years Rena Merkin Chambers. He is also survived by his daughter Terry Herrmann and husband Ralph, son Chris and wife Cheryl; grandchildren Tiffany Jureczki and husband Jeff,...
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Evelyn J. Kinard

January 27, 1927 - March 9, 2018

Evelyn Janet Kinard died peacefully on March 9, 2018 and was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior at the age of 91. She was born in Lakeland, Florida and grew up on a farm where she learned the value of hard work, family and sacrifice from her loving parents. She joined the Unites States Nurses Corp and attended nursing school in Tampa, Florida. While stationed in San Antonio, she met...
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Ruth Ann Lawlor

March 21, 1924 - March 8, 2018

Ruth Ann Lawlor, 93, of San Antonio, Texas, died peacefully at home on March 8, 2018. Ruth was born March 21, 1924, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to Michael Syron and Rose Moran Syron. After high school, Ruth and her family moved to New York City for better economic opportunities, and she found office work in the war industry. She also agreed to show the City sights to a boy from back...
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Michael Dale Shaw

December 14, 1952 - March 7, 2018

Michael Dale Shaw died peacefully at home on March 7, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 65. Michael is survived by his mother, Loulee O. Shaw; siblings, Sandy Padgett of Austin, Ginger Mittelstedt of the Coastal Bend, Ken Dolph of Tucson, Bill Dolph of Ft. Worth, and many nieces and nephews. Michael is preceded in death by his father, Lt. Col. Otis Dale Shaw (USAF Retired), and his...
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Amelia H. Macias

February 5, 1934 - March 7, 2018

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Amelia Huron Macias, age 84, was called home to be with our Lord on March 7 2018. She was born to loving parents, Telesforo "Ted" Huron and Angelita G. Huron. For 35 years, she was a respected and loyal employee of Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoyed her time there immensely and retired with great admiration and...
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Mary H. Talley

December 8, 1936 - March 6, 2018

Mary Helen Talley surrounded by her family, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the age of 81. She was born on December 8, 1936 in Cameron, TX to Frank Joe Braden and Hattie Ida Reynolds. She was married to the love of her life, Edwin (Leon) Talley for 60 wonderful years. During those years, Mary enjoyed being a housewife and mom to her family. She was an avid sports fan...
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Zona Kimble Berry

January 6, 1929 - March 6, 2018

Zona Jeannine Kimble Berry, daughter of Carson and Nonah Kimble was born on January 6,1929 in St. Paul, Minnesota, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. She was the wife of the Rev. Charles H. Berry, Jr. for over 67 years. Zona was preceded in death by her brothers, Donal Kimble and Gordon Kimble. She leaves a family legacy through her daughter Kristine Riojas and her...
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Doris A. Wise Hoffman

October 10, 1918 - March 5, 2018

Doris passed away at the age of 99 in her home in North Shearer Hills. A Pennsylvania native, she always prided herself in her "Pennsylvania Dutch" ancestry and relation to James Lick, who was born in the same town in 1796 and who by the time of his own death had become the wealthiest man in California. The Hoffmans moved to San Antonio in 1960 where husband Carl began working at Kelly Air...
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Liborio "Lee" Hurtado

November 9, 1971 - March 5, 2018

Liborio "Lee" Raul Hurtado, 46, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 5, 2018 after a brave fight with cancer. He is now in total and complete peace. Lee was born to Raul and Jo-Ann Hurtado on November 9, 1971 in San Antonio, Texas. He was a precocious child who was reading books by the age of three, and he always amazed his parents and relatives with his early intelligence. Throughout...
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Selma Aboud Satel

September 13, 1913 - March 5, 2018

Selma Aboud Satel died peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 104. The oldest of eight children, Selma was born to Lebanese immigrants Agnes and Jim Aboud on September 13, 1913 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Selma began working at the young age of nine and helped raise and even name her younger siblings. In 1931, she married Toffe Satel and moved to San Antonio...
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Marc McClelland

May 14, 1935 - March 4, 2018

Marc M. McClelland, Brigadier General, USAF (Retired), died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the age of 82. General McClelland was born in Newark, New Jersey. He attended public schools in New Jersey, Massachusetts, and then Brown University in Rhode Island before entering the US Air Force in 1954. Marc was commissioned through the Aviation Cadet Program in January 1956, when he graduated from Pilot...
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Norma Lee Queen Pittman

December 29, 1932 - March 2, 2018

Beloved mother, daughter, sister, friend, and affectionately known as "Grandma P", passed away from Alzheimer's disease on Friday, March 2, 2018. She was born on December 29, 1932 at the Lutheran Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri to parents, Arthur Raymond and Leah Clara Muench Queen. The oldest of three children, Norma was raised and lived the majority of her childhood in Perryville, MO and...
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Thomas Winston Lawhon

June 26, 1930 - March 1, 2018

Thomas W. Lawhon, age 87, peacefully transitioned to eternal life on March 1, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Tom was born on June 26, 1930 (on his mother's birthday) in Taylor, Texas. He graduated from Hutto High School in 1947 and went on to serve his country in the United States Navy. While on shore leave in 1951, he met his wife, Barbara, on a blind date. After a two-week courtship, they were...
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Susan M. Flores

November 7, 1967 - March 1, 2018

Susan M. Flores, age 50, went to the Lord on March 1st, 2018, in San Antonio, TX surrounded by her family. Susan was born in San Antonio, TX to Gilbert R. and Gloria A. Castano on November 7th, 1967. Susan worked for the Baptist Medical System as a surgical technician in specialty in eye surgery. She loved to travel the world such as England, Paris, London, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria,...
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Doris "Judy" Hagen

October 24, 1927 - February 27, 2018

Doris "Judy" Hagen passed away on February 27, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born on October 24, 1927 to Mary Thomason and LaMar Foster on a farm near West Branch, Iowa. Judy attended the University of Iowa and was a proud Hawkeye. She was a dedicated Army wife and mother of five that included two sets of twins born 13 months apart. She taught PE at Fort Sam Houston Elementary for 25 years and...
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David Gonzalez

April 22, 1932 - February 27, 2018

David Gonzalez, age 85, of San Antonio, died on Monday, February 27, 2018. He was born in Brownsville, TX to parents, Hijinio and Luz Gonzalez. In 1950 David joined the USAF. He was honorably discharged in 1972 and retired from Civil service as an Engineer. David earned several awards and commendations throughout his Air Force and Civil Service Career. David found pleasure in many things to...
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Carlos E. Rodriguez

October 26, 1937 - February 26, 2018

Mr. Carlos E. Rodriguez peacefully passed away in San Antonio at the age 80 with his family at his side. Carlos was a loving father and grandfather who enjoyed traveling with his grandchildren and spending time with his family. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Quarry Manager for Alamo Concrete. During his military career, he studied Judo Arts and skillfully...
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James William Yancy

January 13, 1924 - February 25, 2018

Dr. James William Yancy born in Killeen, Texas on January 13, 1924 to the late John William Yancy and Ola Lee Young Yancy, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018. He was the only child and was raised on the family's ranch. He went to John Tarleton College and was the President of the Baptist Training Union. He graduated from Baylor Dental School in 1946. After graduating from Dental School, he...
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Lucile M Teal

November 7, 1930 - February 24, 2018

Lucile M. Teal, age 87, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on November 7, 1930 in San Antonio to Louis Barajas and Frances Rodriguez. She was a graduate of Ursaline Academy, and put herself through the School of Nursing in Incarnate Word College. She was a Registered Nurse of over 30 years at the Nix Hospital, retiring as a Supervisor. Lucile had seven...
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Patricia Ann Edwards Liberto

December 5, 1935 - February 24, 2018

Mrs. Patricia Ann Edwards Liberto (Mimi) went to be with her Lord, at the age of 82, on Saturday, February 24th in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on December 5th, 1935, in San Antonio to Dr. H.H. Edwards and his wife Naomi Quigley Edwards. She attended Incarnate Word grade school and high school. Patricia was vice president of her sophomore class, and was the class treasurer her senior year,...
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Ruth Perez Gonzales

January 24, 1930 - February 24, 2018

Ruth Perez Gonzales was born January 24, 1930 in Kingsville, Texas to Abundio and Eligia V. Perez. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Romeo R. Perez. After graduation from Mission High School, she attended Pan American College and completed her studies at Draughon's Business College of San Antonio. In 1953, Ruth married the love of her life, Noé E. Gonzales, and they...
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Dorothy Scott Waugh Watson

January 1, 1916 - February 24, 2018

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, soon to be great, great grandmother, and friend too many, Dorothy Scott Waugh Watson died February 24, 2018. Dorothy was the first baby born in Riverside, CA on January 1, 1916 to Major William Hammond Waugh and Queen Scott Waugh. Dorothy graduated from high school in Fort Dix, New Jersey and from Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia. ...
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Grace M. McGinty

October 31, 1932 - February 23, 2018

Grace M McGinty, 85, of Concord, NC, passed away Feb. 23, 2018. Born October 31, 1932, in McKeesport, PA, to the late John & Elizabeth Swainson, she was the 4th born in a family of 5 siblings. After marrying her husband, Francis, they moved several times as part of his Air Force commitments until finally settling in San Antonio, TX, where they ultimately retired. Grace had a passion for her...
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James Rousseau Smith

December 8, 1960 - February 23, 2018

James Rousseau Smith born in San Antonio, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the age of 57. He was born December 8, 1960 to the late John Leonard and Mary Margaret Heib Smith. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. James was faithful and he loved the Lord. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy. After the military, James became a Land...
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Alma M. De La Rosa

June 9, 1929 - February 22, 2018

Mrs. Alma Martinez De La Rosa born in Pearsall, TX, age 88, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 66 years Agapito De La Rosa; sisters Anita and Ramona; children Frank, Andy and Norma (Tony); grandchildren Jeffrey, Robert (Jennifer), Jennifer (Eddie), Jason, Belinda and Chris (Veronica); and great grandchildren Jonathon, Easton, Addison, Rylan, Samantha,...
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Sergio 'Lucci" Gama

June 21, 1991 - February 21, 2018

Sergio "Lucci" Gama, age 26, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Lucci worked as a promotor in the music industry and is a loving son, brother, father and friend. He is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Ramon Pecina and his uncles, Juan Ramon Pecina and Pete Arreguin. Lucci is survived by his mother, Ana Gama; father, Martin Gama; children: Sergio...
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Robert Alan Karam

December 6, 1949 - February 21, 2018

Robert Alan Karam December 6, 1949 - February 21, 2018 Robert Alan Karam went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2018. He was born on December 6, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas. His education began at St. Paul Parochial School, he graduated from Central Catholic High School and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Mary's University. While in college, he was elected Vice...
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Howard L. Kochwelp

November 29, 1925 - February 21, 2018

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away peacefully at the age of 92 in the company of his loving wife Patricia. Howard was born in Brenham, Texas to William H. and Ida Mae Kochwelp. While attending Blinn Jr. College, he was accepted into the Air Force during WWII, and called to active duty at the age of 18. After the war, he graduated from the University of...
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John A. Munoz, SAPD (Ret)

January 29, 1930 - February 21, 2018

John A. Munoz entered into rest on February 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by his son, Dr. Mark Munoz, in 2016. Lt. Munoz is survived by his loving wife, Elaine Munoz; daughter, Debbie Wood; Sons, Morris E. Munoz, Jeff J. Munoz, Danny A. Munoz, and daughter, Kim Davenport. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A graveside service with Air Force and San...
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Jesus "Jesse" Lejia Guzman

November 14, 1946 - February 20, 2018

Jesus "Jesse" Lejia Guzman, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. A 1966 graduate from Fox Tech, he enjoyed sports while in high school. He was a fun and energetic person to be with, he will be missed by his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Feliciano and Manuela Guzman. Jesse is survived by his first cousin, Josephine Barrientes and numerous cousins and...
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Mary Alice Gueringer

August 13, 1927 - February 20, 2018

Mary Alice Gueringer, age 90, passed away on February 20, 2018. Mary Alice was born on August 13, 1927, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Hilda (Niklaus) and Clarence Ehrhardt. Mary loved her childhood in New Orleans, filled with memories of doting relatives and Mardi Gras. At 13, her family moved to San Antonio, which she also loved, making it her permanent home. At this time she joined a...
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