Mary M. Rodriguez passed in peace, on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the age of 57. Mary was an amazing person that was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished.
Mary’s story started on February 17, 1960. She was the youngest child of Felipe and Regina Rodriguez. Mary was a proud Vaquero of the San Diego High School graduating class of 1978. She loved playing volleyball, basketball, running track and was a clarinet player in the band. Mary was recognized as Basketball Player of the Year for both her junior and senior years. After high school, she attended Texas A & I University where she lettered in college volleyball. Mary was an employee of San Diego ISD for a few years, worked for the USDA Department in San Diego, and eventually moved to Baytown, Texas. As a resident of Baytown, Mary worked at Galena Park ISD as a substitute teacher. When Mary attained her Physical Therapist Tech Certification, she worked for several doctors and mainly for Kyle Buster, PT, and at Rehabilitation Services and Wellness Center under Brett Balcerak, PT.
Mary’s favorites were her love of sports, especially the Dallas Cowboys, music of all types, traveling to Playa del Carmen, gambling at Coushatta, purchasing tennis shoes, visiting her loved ones, spending time with friends and neighbors, enjoying her beloved cats and dogs, but most of all, she loved the tropical sandy beaches!
Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Felipe and Regina Rodriguez, and her brothers in law, Hector Campos and Damas Rodriguez.
She is survived by her partner, Yolanda Flores, her three brothers: JM (Elma) Rodriguez, Philip Rodriguez Jr., Catarino (Cynthia) Rodriguez, five sisters: Gloria (Sergio) Hinojosa, Regina Rodriguez, Linda Jo (Joe) Garcia, Cynthia (Hector Mario) Saenz, Consuelo Campos, numerous nieces and nephews, and her beloved pets: Kooper, Mia, Mijo, Colitas, and Gizzy.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 21,2017 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home in San Diego with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Memorial mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church and interment will follow at the San Diego Cemetery. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left on our website: www.mauropgarcia.com
Corpus Christi, Texas: Celeste B. Barrera Solis, 59 years of age passed away on July 2, 2017 at her home in Corpus Christi. Celeste was a graduate from San Diego High School, class of 1976 and a graduate from Texas Women's University, class of 1984. She worked for the Department of Age and Disabilities for 25 years. She was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, wife and aunt. Survivors include her husband, Corando Solis Jr.; her sons, Saul Andres (Cecilia Torres) Barrera and Corando Solis III; her parents, Jose Oscar & Tomacita P. Barrera; and mother-in-law, Olga C. Solis; her brother, Jose Oscar Barrera Jr.; her niece, Jessica Leah Barrera; her nephew, Ryan Jay Barrera; and her granddaughter, Padmé Marie Barrera. Services will be conducted by her cousin, Father Eric Chapa. Visitation will be held on Wednesday July 5, 2017 from 5pm-9pm at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home in San Diego with a rosary recited at 7pm that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am Thursday July 6, 2017 at Saint Francis de Paula Catholic Church and burial will follow at the San Diego Cemetery. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes entrusted with the arrangements.
San Diego, Texas - Margarita B. Trevino, 82 years old passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 in an Alice hospital. She was born on December 12, 1934 in Bess, Texas. She was homemaker, provider and caretaker. She loved her novelas and worried about everyone else except herself. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents Victor and Margarita Benavides. Her husband Juventino A. Trevino, two sons Juventino, Jr. and Noe B. Trevino, one daughter Nora Vandiver, one brother and four sisters. She is survived by one son David B. Trevino of San Diego, Texas, four daughters Maggie (Robert) Garza of San Diego, Texas, Raquel (Wendell) Roberts of Lawton, Oklahoma, Terri (Mike) Kalinec of Caldwell, Texas and Myra Trevino of San Antonio, Texas, one brother Trinidad Benavides of Corpus Christi, Texas, three grandchildren she raised Aleynah Leah Hinojosa, Greg Wesley Flores II and Kevin Jose Garza. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be no services to honor her wishes