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John Samuel Toscano

June 25, 1937 - July 18, 2019

John Samuel Toscano, age 82, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. The family will receive friends from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Porter Loring Mortuary North. ROSARY TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2019 9:30 A.M. PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.
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Rodolfo O. Orta,, Jr.

November 9, 1957 - July 17, 2019

Rodolfo O. Orta, Jr., age 61, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in San Antonio. Professionally Rudy served the public as an Attorney for over 37 years. He was a proud graduate of Wheatley High School, St. Mary's University and The University of Texas' School of Law. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, survivalist, and all-around outdoors man. While he held all these things close to...
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Corinne Mendez

July 19, 1958 - July 16, 2019

Corinne Mendez 60 passed away on Tuesday July 16, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in San Benito, Texas to the parents of Ramon Cantu and Beatriz Fernandez. She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur (Vj) Mendez. Corinne is survived by her two daughters Katherine (Katy) Mendez and Mary Margaret Mendez who reside in Austin Texas. She is also survived by brother Richard Cantu, Kansas...
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David Edward Richter

August 31, 1945 - July 15, 2019

David Edward Richter, age 73, passed away among family and friends on Sunday July 14, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was a loving husband, incredible father and the world's best gramps. David was born August 31, 1945 in Portland, Oregon to Carlton and Opal (Latshaw) Richter. He graduated from Oregon State University in 1967 with a Bachelors of Science. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and...
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Billye Jeanne Files

April 7, 1924 - July 14, 2019

Billye Jeanne Files, age 95, died on July 14, 2019. She was married to the late Odis Files who was a hero member of "the greatest generation" who landed on the Normandy beaches on D Day plus 1 as a part of the allied forces. Billye Jeanne had a remarkably successful career which she loved as a professional banker with the National Bank of Commerce in San Antonio from which she retired after...
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Robert W. Gillenwater

April 21, 1947 - July 13, 2019

Robert William Gillenwater, passed away on July 13, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan on April 21, 1947. Robert was a devoted, loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. He proudly served in the US Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Elsie Gillenwater, and foster parents, Frank and Lorene Craig....
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John Phillip Nelson, USAF COL (RET.)

September 26, 1949 - July 13, 2019

John Phillip Nelson passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019 in San Antonio at age 69. John was born on September 26, 1949 to parents Billy and Wanda Nelson in Franklinton, Louisiana. He grew up there and was a fixture in local high school athletics. John was a proud graduate of Louisiana State University where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and the Reserve Officer Training Corps. He...
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Kelli Annette Waller

January 15, 1962 - July 12, 2019

Kelli Annette Waller, age 57, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born to Salli Smith Cole and Ernest Wayne Cole. She was preceded in death by her parents. Kelli is survived by her husband, Michael Waller; children, Misty Rodriguez (Mark) and Eric Bell; siblings, Terri Cole-Fox, Ernest Cole and Clifford Cole; numerous nieces and nephews; and dear friend, Tammy...
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Stephen David Ault

November 3, 1958 - July 12, 2019

Stephen David Ault was born on November 3rd 1958 in Abilene, Texas and grew up in Monahans, Texas. He passed away on Friday, July 12th 2019 in San Antonio, Texas aged 60. David was the very proud father of his six children, Bree Ault, Leasia German and husband Trey of Houston, Texas, Tanya Sigler and husband Joey of Forth Worth, Texas, Kayla Kvell and her husband Ned Tieche of Stillwater,...
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James T. Pearlman

August 8, 1933 - July 12, 2019

On July 12, 2019, LTC James T. Pearlman Army Retired took his final flight in his P51-D Mustang. Tom spent all of his productive adult life as an officer in the uniform of our United States Army in the service of our country. Tom has served all of us for 28 years. He traveled to and through approximately 43 countries while in uniform. He served several tours of voluntary duty in the combat zones...
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John "Triple" Albert Bitter III

October 9, 1937 - July 11, 2019

John Albert Bitter, III "Triple" a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 11, 2019, while at his summer home in Whitehall, Michigan. Triple is survived by his wife, Kay McKee Bitter; daughter, Tracy Bitter Pressly and her husband, Tom, of Shreveport, LA; daughter, Amy Bitter Scheiber and her husband, Bruce, of Castroville, TX; step-son,...
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Ralph Wayne Perryman

April 13, 1928 - July 11, 2019

Ralph Wayne Perryman was born in Fort Smith Arkansas April 13, 1928 and passed away at his home in San Antonio, July 11, 2019. Ralph and his wife Patsy moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1952. He graduated from Trinity University in 1957. Ralph served in the United States Marine Corps and received a Purple Heart for wounds he received in combat during the Korean Conflict. After his military...
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Katherine Green

March 30, 1932 - July 11, 2019

Katherine Green, 87, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019. She was born in San Antonio to Stavroula Saratsi Prattes and Athanasios Arthur Prattes on March 30, 1932. Katherine was the youngest of eight children. She graduated from Jefferson High school in 1950 and then went on to work for many years in the oil and gas business. She then met the love of her life, Tom Green and they were...
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Phillips Clarke Huck

July 31, 1927 - July 10, 2019

Phillips Clarke Huck, 91, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on July 31, 1927 in Washington, D.C., lived for a short time in Miami, FL, but moved with his parents as a young boy to San Antonio where he spent the majority of his life. He is preceded in death by his parents, Laurie Meriwether Huck and Cornelia Clarke Huck and his brother Laurie M. Huck, Jr...
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James "Jim" Caetano

August 23, 1949 - July 10, 2019

James "Jim" Caetano, age 69, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Jim was born in Buffalo, NY and enlisted for Vietnam there. Upon return from Vietnam, Jim met Linda and eventually moved away. Jim lived in OH, WI, MN, NV before finally arriving in TX in 2011. Jim earned a technical degree in electronics from the North Hennepin Technical College while in MN. Jim was most...
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Jonathan Dalton Weekley

July 18, 1990 - July 10, 2019

SSG Jonathan Dolton Weekley, age 28, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Texas. Born July 18, 1990. Served in the United States Army for 11 years with two deployments. His biggest achievements in the Army were Airborne, being selected for Warrant Officer, being the motorcycle safety officer for his unit, and being part of the Psychological Operations team in which he learned Russian. He is...
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Alice Landrum Pullin

January 14, 1932 - July 9, 2019

Alice Landrum Pullin, age 87, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. She was born in Dyer, Tennessee on January 14, 1932 to Dewey and Alberteen Landrum. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Cristeen (Landrum) Holloway; husband of 42 years, Robert Pullin; and daughter, Dana (Pullin) McDaniel. She is survived by daughter, Robbie Pullin Smarr and her husband John; and grandchildren...
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Ruth A. Owens

October 18, 1924 - July 9, 2019

Ruth Owens passed from this life on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 94. Ruth was born in Long Beach, California on October 18, 1924 to Esther (Haller) and Loyd E. Westbrook. When she was six months old her family moved home to San Antonio, where Ruth lived for almost all of her life. Ruth found joy in life and was dedicated to her church and charitable organizations....
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Alvaro Pina Robles

November 2, 1970 - July 9, 2019

Alvaro Piña Robles, age 48, of San Antonio went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was born on November 2, 1970 in San Esteban de Abajo, Coahuila, Mexico to Francisco and Maria Piña. Alvaro owned a Rebar Business for 31 years in San Antonio. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and son. He was preceded in death by his father, Francisco Piña and brothers, Francisco Piña,...
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Joseph C. Salamone

December 27, 1930 - July 9, 2019

Dr. Joseph C. Salamone, internationally-renowned leader in polymer chemistry, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2019. Dr. Salamone lived a life so full of love that he dedicated himself across a wide spectrum of roles: father, grandfather, inventor and ballroom dancing enthusiast, to name a few. He was a person of rare determination, raised in a newly immigrated Italian-American family, who...
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Patricia Fitzhenry

September 2, 1943 - July 8, 2019

Patricia Fitzhenry, age 75, passed away on Monday, July 8th in San Antonio, TX. She was born on September 2, 1943 in Louisville, KY to parents, James and Modean Driskell. She was preceded in death by, her parents, James and Modean Driskell; her beloved husband, Frank Fitzhenry; and her daughter-in-law; Kristie Fitzhenry. Patricia is survived by her daughter, Heather O'Brian; her son, Ryan...
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Matthew McCarter

November 14, 1979 - July 7, 2019

On July 7, 2019, Matthew McCarter, doting husband and father of four, passed away at the age of 39. Matthew was born November 14, 1979 in Salinas, California, but grew up in Rockford, Illinois. Matthew was an accomplished guitarist, an awarded weight lifter, and a national champion martial artist. At the age of 19 he joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served a...
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Robert Lee Senter

December 6, 1929 - July 7, 2019

Robert Lee Senter, age 89, passed away on Sunday, July 7th in San Antonio. He was born on December 6th, 1929 to his parents, William and Gertrude Senter in Erwin, Tennessee. Robert (Bob) graduated from Unicoi County High school in Erwin, TN in 1948, while in high school he played varsity basketball and baseball. He graduated from East Tennessee State College (now University) in 1952 with a...
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Kathleen Belmares

August 25, 1958 - July 6, 2019

Kathleen M Belmares was called to be with our lord on Saturday July 6, 2019. She was born on August 25,1958. She is survived by her parents, Jimmie and Alice Belmares, brother Ronald and Sandra Belmares. Nephews Jacob R. and Matthew J. Belmares. She is also survived by long time companion Ernie Garcia. In addition to numerous family and friends. She was a graduate of Providence High school and...
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Mildred Mae McLellan Matthews

April 5, 1926 - July 6, 2019

Mildred Mae McLellan Matthews, age 93, went to be with Our Lord and Savior on July 6, 2019. She was born April 5, 1926 in Winona, Mississippi to Samuel Rowe McLellan, Sr. and Annie Mae Thomas McLellan. She married the love of her life on October 26, 1946, William Preston Matthews. They have two daughters Melinda and Melanie. Mildred was a cherished wife, mother, and grandmother who will be...
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Elizabeth J. Flanagan

April 18, 1926 - July 4, 2019

Elizabeth J. Flanagan, age 93, entered eternal life on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born and grew up in Oneida, New York, and moved to San Antonio in 1945. She was a graduate of St. Mary's University and was a lifelong educator. She taught high school English in Oneida and, for many years, at Marshall High School in San Antonio. She was fluent in French, and in the...
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Imogene M. Collins

October 30, 1927 - July 4, 2019

Imogene "Jean" Mansell Collins, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the age of 91. She was born on October 30, 1927 in Abilene, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents: Harvey H. Mansell and Pearl Pauline (Henry) Mansell, husband of 32 years, Thomas J. Collins II, brother and sister: Joe H. and Sandra Mansell. ...
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John Michael Connally

February 15, 1935 - July 3, 2019

John Michael Connally, devoted husband, father and friend, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the age of 84. Mike was born on February 15, 1935 in San Antonio, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents John Woodley and Genelle (Harrell) Connally, his brother B. Wayne Connally, and sister and brother-in-law Barbara & William Blankenship. He is survived by his wife Susan Beil Connally, his...
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Doris A. Eichholz Maloukis

June 24, 1925 - July 3, 2019

Doris A. Eichholz Maloukis, 94, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019. She was born on a farm in Comfort, Texas to parents Emma Toepfer Eichholz and Max Eichholz. She moved to San Antonio in 1947 and worked at the National Bank of Commerce. She later married her childhood friend when he returned from the Korean War. Her husband of 65 years, Command Sgt. Major Themis J Maloukis, US Marines ...
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Iris Maxwell Goble

April 19, 1962 - July 3, 2019

Iris Maxwell Goble, passed away July 3, 2019 in San Antonio, TX at the age of 57. Iris was born in San Antonio, TX on April 19, 1962. Iris was an exceptional grandmother, very loving and caring. Her passions consisted of fashion, living a healthy life style, being active and her family. She was very smart and was very protective for those she loved most. Iris loved her husband. Iris is preceded...
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Charles E. "Chuck" Swalla

July 18, 1946 - July 3, 2019

Charles E. "Chuck" Swalla passed away peacefully at home on July 3, 2019 after a brief but hard-fought battle against advanced renal cancer. Chuck was born on July 18, 1946, the only son and youngest of three children. As a child growing up in Iowa, Chuck developed a love of the outdoors, especially fishing, which he enjoyed throughout his life. Following his 1964 graduation from Central...
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Margarita G. Flores

October 17, 1926 - July 2, 2019

On Tuesday, the second of July, 2019, the world lost a most loving, nurturing, and spirited woman. Margarita Gomez Flores was embraced by the Lord while surrounded by her family and friends. She was a strong, intellectual, and beautiful woman throughout. She is survived by her husband of over 70 years, Raymond Sr., 7 children, 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one great-great...
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Corina Gonzales

May 26, 1972 - July 2, 2019

Corina Gonzales, 47, climbed the stairwell to heaven on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Corina was born on May 26, 1972 in Plainview, Texas to Ted and Linda Figueroa. She was a Class of 1990 Frenship High School graduate in Wolfforth, Texas. She married her sweetheart David Lalo Gonzales on June 19, 1993 in Lubbock, Texas. They shared three daughters together: Ashley...
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Stephen A. Speights

November 18, 1945 - July 1, 2019

Stephen Speights passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019, at the age of 73. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Anne C. Macintosh. He is survived by two sisters, Jan Furtick and her husband, Steve and their children and grandchildren; Lisa Ingram and her husband, Fred. He is survived by 4 daughters and 2 sons, Lara Cawthon and her husband, Joe and their three children and one grandchild; Lesley...
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Linda Campos

June 18, 1949 - June 30, 2019

Linda Campos passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in San Antonio, Texas to Patrick W. Acosta and Hortense Ortiz. Linda graduated from the University of Maryland with a business degree. She had a 30 year career in numerous positions with the Department of Defense. Linda married Ignacio in 1968 and was happily married for 50 years. They traveled the world...
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Shirley Louise Holland Hiett

February 1, 1934 - June 30, 2019

Shirley Louise (Babe) Holland Hiett was born February 1, 1934 to parents, Oscar Dixon Holland Sr. and Jessie Ruby Saul Holland. She is preceded in death by her infant twins, parents and her seven siblings. A life-long Texan, she was born and Austin and moved to Houston as a young child, graduating from San Jacinto High School, class of 1952 where she was a baton twirler in the Golden Gouchos, and...
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Tina Louise Booth Smith

September 15, 1961 - June 30, 2019

On Sunday morning, June 30th, Tina Louise Booth Smith, at the age of 57, peacefully passed from this life, at home. Her beloved husband Rick and daughter Nicole Langston (Erich) were at her side. She was born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, moved numerous times with her military family and settled in San Antonio. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Art Degree from the University of Texas. Her professional...
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Julian Tunnell

August 1, 1924 - June 29, 2019

Julian Tunnell, an 18-year resident of San Antonio, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 after a short illness. Although her last years were difficult, Julian handled them with quiet grace. Born in 1924, Julian grew up in rural Illinois where her parents ran the local hotel and restaurant. As a child, the future equestrian and businesswoman raised piglets so she could buy a pony! Her days were...
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Jeffrey P. Knowlton

July 4, 1946 - June 29, 2019

Jeffrey (Jeff) Paul Knowlton, 72, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Jeffrey was born July 4, 1946 in Lincoln, Maine to Frances McCloskey and Byron Knowlton. Jeffrey was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Alan R. Knowlton. He is survived by his wife, Ruth E. Knowlton; sons, Rev. John B. Knowlton (Tricia), and Dr. Christopher M. Knowlton (Brooke);...
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Margaret M. Thorn

April 21, 1931 - June 27, 2019

Margaret M. Thorn, age 88, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Grant, Alabama on April 21, 1931 to Wiley L. and Jimmie Mae (Manley) Landers. Margaret is survived by her husband of 66 years, Donald C. Thorn; children, Sharon Lee T. Richie, Michael L. Thorn and Carla L.T. Guinn; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and brother, Dale Landers and...
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James Quirk

June 27, 2019

James Patrick Quirk May 8, 1939 - June 27, 2019 James Patrick Quirk passed away on June 27, 2019. He was known as Pat to all who knew him. Pat was the son of William Henry Quirk Jr. and Nora Lee LeBlanc. Born in Beaumont, Texas, he was one of four children including Mary Lee Rourke, William Henry Quirk, III and J. Michael Quirk. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and attended...
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Carol G. McGinnis

January 15, 1929 - June 26, 2019

Carol Grubb McGinnis, age 90, passed away on June 26, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on January 15, 1929 in Oklahoma City, OK to Dillon Emory Grubb and Jessie Kirk Wainwright Grubb. Carol was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Roy E. McGinnis; and her son, Bryan Stuart McGinnis. She is survived by her sons, Ronald E. McGinnis and Dana F. McGinnis; grandchildren: Julie...
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Joe Marvin Leeper

November 17, 1937 - June 26, 2019

Joe Marvin Leeper, age 81, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at his home in San Antonio, Texas. Joe was born November 17, 1937 in Kermit, Texas to Martha Irene Rush and Claude Carver Leeper. A graduate of Texas A&M University he served in the United States Airforce for 20 years retiring as a Lt. Col. During his time in the Air Force he served as a member of the Mission Control...
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Charlene Dell Tingle

November 11, 1932 - June 26, 2019

Charlene Dell McBeth Tingle of San Antonio, Texas passed from this life peacefully on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. She was born on November 11, 1932 to parents, Clyde A. McBeth and Mellie Tomerlin McBeth of Utopia, Texas. She was delivered by and named after her grandfather, Dr. Charles A. McBeth. While attending Draughn's Business School in San Antonio, she met the man she would marry, Jay P...
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William "Bill" Henry Johnson , Jr.

May 16, 1931 - June 26, 2019

William "Bill" Henry Johnson, Jr., age 88, was called home after a long illness on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on May 16, 1931 to William Henry Johnson, Sr. and Clara Nora (Witzemann) Johnson. A devoted Catholic, Bill was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict aboard the Mine Sweeper USS Ruddy....
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Jack L. Throckmorton

February 25, 1935 - June 25, 2019

Col Jack L. Throckmorton USMC (Ret.), age 84, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Born to Mary Eva Massie and Lee O. Throckmorton in Mineral Wells, Texas on February 25, 1935. He graduated from LaMarque High School in LeMarque, Texas. A graduate of Rice Institute (NOCO Rice University). He retired as a Col from The United States Marine Corps having served in the Vietnam...
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Juan P. Zamarripa

December 12, 1935 - June 25, 2019

Juan Pastrano Zamarripa, SFC US Army Retired, age 83, passed away on June 25, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Maxwell, Texas on December 12, 1935 to Bartolo and Catalina Zamarripa. He served his country for 22 years. While serving as a battalion medic in Vietnam he distinguished himself through heroic actions and received the Silver Star and Bronze Star awards. After an honorable...
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Louis L. Delgado

December 6, 1952 - June 24, 2019

Louis L. Delgado, age 66, entered into rest on June 24, 2019. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on December 6, 1952 to his parents, Louis Delgado and Rosenda Trevino. Louis was a retired San Antonio Firefighter, member of the St. Luke's Knights of Columbus, Men's Club and the Guadalupanos. He also volunteered at the San Antonio Fire Museum. He was preceded in death by, his mother, Rosenda G....
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Lawrence Michaels

May 22, 1940 - June 24, 2019

Lawrence Michaels, age 79, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was an elementary teacher for 33 years. Lawrence loved competing in sports such as running, biking, tennis, and diving. He was an avid triathlon participant. Lawrence loved to stay active. One of the ways he would do this was by partaking in the Ride Across Texas biking event twice. Every year, he and his...
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Marylou Darr Goodyear

March 26, 1933 - June 24, 2019

Marylou Darr Goodyear of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, passed away on June 24, 2019 at the age of 86. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Clyde E. Goodyear, COL, US Army (ret.); their daughters, Linda and her husband, Fred Arno of Keller, TX, Barbara and her husband Sandy Haltiwanger, LTC, US Army (ret.) of Fair Oaks Ranch, TX, and Stephanie Bellwood of Tallahassee, FL; their son, Peter E....
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Alfred Martinez

August 9, 1948 - June 24, 2019

Alfred R. Martinez went to his heavenly mansion to meet Jesus on Monday, June 24, 2019 in Elmendorf, TX. Alfred was born on August 9, 1948 in San Antonio where he grew up until he graduated from Edgewood High School. After high school he joined the Army and served as a Combat Engineer during the Vietnam War. Alfred explored welding as a trade in high school and eventually turned it into a career...
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Victor Coll Stevens

March 24, 1914 - June 24, 2019

Victor "Steve" Coll Stevens, a loving and honorable gentleman in the truest sense, passed away on Monday, June 24 at the age of 105. He was born on March 24, 1914 in Oak Cliff, Texas to Richard and Ida Stevens. Steve, as he was called most of his adult life, married the love of his life, Mary Marguerite Ridley of Dallas in 1933. At the time of Marguerite's death, they had been married 70 years...
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Randall Mangum

March 1, 1960 - June 24, 2019

Randall (Randy) Mangum, age 59, went to be with Jesus on Monday, June 24, 2019. Randy was born March 1, 1960 in LaSalle, Illinois. While he lived in many places during his lifetime, some of his favorite memories were made during his time spent in Panama during his childhood. He moved to San Antonio in 1979 and began working at USAA. It is here where he would eventually meet his wife Sandra. If...
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Petra (Patsy) Puente Garcia

June 7, 1933 - June 24, 2019

On Monday, June 24, 2019 Petra (Patsy) Puente Garcia entered eternal rest with her Lord and Savior. Patsy was born on June 7, 1933 and was 86 years old. She was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ beginning from her early childhood to the last day of her life. Patsy was married to her beloved husband Simon Flores Garcia for 61 years, and was blessed with 7 daughters and 2 sons. Patsy enjoyed...
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Nat Jefferson

October 16, 1920 - June 24, 2019

Nat Jefferson, aged 98 2/3, died peacefully in the early hours of June 24, 2019 at his home in San Antonio, TX. He was surrounded by loving family members. He was born October 16, 1920, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He was the third of four children of Eva and Joseph Jefferson. He is survived by his three unique children: Charles, a life-long resident of San Antonio; David and daughter-in-law...
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Joan Weart

December 31, 1928 - June 23, 2019

Joan Weart passed away on June 23, 2019 at the age of 90 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in the Panama Canal Zone to David and Katherine Dunne. Her father was in the Army Corps of Engineers. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Douglas Spoor Weart; her son, Douglas David Weart, and her sister Katherine Gail Maca. She is survived by three children and their spouses...
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Erin Bowman

September 5, 1948 - June 23, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Erin Gardner Bowman announces that she passed away peacefully on Sunday, the twenty third of June, 2019. When she died, she was surrounded by her family. Erin was born September 5, 1948 in her family's first home in Carrizo Springs, TX. Erin and her five sisters grew up in Carrizo Springs, TX. She was the oldest daughter. Erin is predeceased by her...
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Billie Carol Myers

September 10, 1937 - June 23, 2019

On June 23, 2019, Billie Carol Myers, of San Antonio Texas, passed away at age 81. Billie was born on September 10, 1937 in Ft Worth, Texas to William Dewitt and Hazel Helen Wright. She grew up, spent her childhood, and early adult life in North Texas. She attended Polytechnic High School and graduated early at age 17. Following high school, she attended Texas Christian University. She then moved...
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Arnold A. Rabel, Jr.

August 31, 1949 - June 23, 2019

Arnold A. Rabel, Jr., age 69 of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on June 23, 2019 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Arnold was born on August 31, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas to Arnold A. Rabel, Sr. and Geraldine (Rucker) Rabel. Arnold graduated McCollum High School in 1967 where he was a member of the band and the golf club. He proudly and honorably served in the United States Navy...
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Arthur Welch Richardson, MD

November 24, 1926 - June 22, 2019

Arthur Welch Richardson, MD, of San Antonio, Texas passed away surrounded by family. He was a kind, gentle and caring man who loved his family, friends and patients. Arthur felt his greatest blessings were his wife, children, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. Arthur was born to Arthur and Irene Richardson in Alliance, Nebraska. He had a very happy childhood and was adored by his aunts, uncles...
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Eduardo Pena, Jr.

June 27, 1935 - June 22, 2019

Eduardo Peña, Jr. age 83, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Peña grew up in Laredo where he was born. He was the first in his family to go to college, graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 1958. He married his high school sweetheart, Ada Reyna Peña, and they moved to Washington, DC where Peña received his law degree from the Columbus...
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Katherine Pearson

March 26, 1932 - June 22, 2019

Katherine Pearson, age 87, passed away on June 22, 2019, in San Antonio, TX surrounded by her family. Katherine was born on March 26, 1932 in San Antonio, TX to Daniel and Daisy Runnels. She was a parishioner of the Second Baptist Church in Houston, TX where she was a member of the church choir. She loved to sing and was also a member of the Sweet Adelines International Choir for many years...
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Philip L. Stotter

April 9, 1941 - June 21, 2019

Philip L. Stotter, age 78, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019. He was born April 9, 1941 to Meyer and Rose Starkman Stotter. Raised in South River, N.J., he received his B.A. from Harvard in 1963, and his Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Columbia University in 1968. Dr. Stotter taught Chemistry at UT-Austin, subsequently was Professor of Chemistry at UTSA from 1974 -2002, and a...
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Nell Johnson

June 21, 2019

Nell Frances Johnson was born in Waco, Texas on August 9th just after the start of the Great Depression. As the fifth child of Sam and Willie, the cards were stacked against her. Her blood type was RH incompatible with her mother's, yet in spite of this, she was born without complications—a fighter from the very beginning. And though she entered the world at a bleak time for most Americans,...
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Andree Marie Serulier Legrand

April 13, 1927 - June 21, 2019

Andree (DeDee) Legrand, age 92, passed away on Friday, June 21st 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Andree was born in Liege Belgium in 1927 to Georges Serulier and Claire Galasse. Upon the invasion of Germany in 1944 she had to stop school. She was lucky to secure a post as a nurses aide in a local hospital and worked there until the end of the war. She married Roger Leopold Legrand and they...
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David Grant

January 8, 1949 - June 21, 2019

Dr. Grant was born to Drs. Harold and June Grant in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from Alamo Heights High School and attended Harvard University for his undergraduate and then medical school at Yale where he graduated with a Doctorate of Medicine in 1974. He completed his residency and board certification in both Cardiology and Internal Medicine in 1977. David joined his father's practice at...
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Jenny Lea Noller

October 13, 1958 - June 21, 2019

Jenny Lea Noller, age 60, of San Antonio, Texas passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Friday, June 21, 2019.
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Natalia (Natalie) S. Olvera

December 30, 1937 - June 20, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Natalia (Natalie) S. Olvera entered eternal rest with our Lord and Savior. Natalie was born on December 30, 1937 in Floresville, Texas, she was 81 years old. Natalie was married to her beloved husband Miguel (Juan) Olvera for 44 years. Natalie is preceded by her mother Juanita Mendoza and her father, Juan Antonio Mendoza. She is survived by her 5 children, (3...
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Sid (James Sidney Albert) Tarro

October 20, 1938 - June 19, 2019

Sid Tarro passed away peacefully after a brief illness where friends and family had an opportunity to say their goodbyes. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Hardin Gilbert Tarro; stepdaughters, Robin Fore Darnell (Rick), Melissa Fore Hensarling (Jeb); grandchildren, Rick Darnell Jr, Paige Darnell, Claire Hensarling, Travis Hensarling and numerous other loving family members. He was one of two...
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William "Goldie" Goldfein

November 26, 1931 - June 19, 2019

Retired Air Force Colonel William "Goldie" Goldfein, passed away peacefully on 19 June 2019 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 87. The world has lost a true American patriot who loved his family, friends, and his country. He never lost his fighting spirit or his sense of humor. An esteemed pilot and career officer in the US Air Force, Goldie loved his military life. Above all though, he loved...
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Rudolpho "Rudy" Zarate

August 22, 1943 - June 19, 2019

Rudolpho "Rudy" Zarate, age 75, went to be with the Lord and his wife on their 54th wedding anniversary Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Rudy was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 22, 1943 to Rodrigo Jr and Manuela (Contreras) Zarate. He enlisted in the US Army and served in the Vietnam conflict with the 101st Airborne Long Range Recon Patrol and ended his tour with the 5th Special Forces Green...
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Paul John Curtis

January 18, 1955 - June 19, 2019

Paul John Curtis, Lt Col USAF Retired, passed away on June 19, 2019 at his home in Garden Ridge, Texas and will be buried with military honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Paul was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on January 18, 1955 to William and Dolores Curtis, both of whom preceded Paul in death. After graduating from college at The University of St. Thomas, where he played football...
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Elliot Chesler

February 16, 1932 - June 19, 2019

Chesler, Elliot, M.D. (Rand.) F.R.C.P. (Edin.) F.A.C.C. Age 87, Born February 16, 1932, in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa. Died June 19, 2019, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. Dr. Chesler earned his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, followed by a residency at the Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto. He became the youngest...
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Dorothea Helmke

November 21, 1917 - June 19, 2019

Dorothea Helmke, age 101, passed away on June 19, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on November 21, 1917 in Cameron, Texas to D.J. and Christine Kubecka. Dorothea was a graduate of Cameron High School. She worked for the U.S. Government in Washington D.C. and later in San Antonio, TX until after the time of her marriage to Alonzo W. Helmke on April 2, 1956. Dorothea was active in...
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Lorraine M. Garrett

January 31, 1921 - June 19, 2019

Lorraine M. Garrett was born in Woodward, Texas and went to be with the Lord at the age of 98. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Agnes Miller; brothers, Raymond Miller, Jr. and Odell Miller; husband of 61 years, Sidney A. Garrett; first husband who was killed in WWII, George Roberts; daughter, Karen Lee Garrett; and grandson, Bryan McClain. Lorraine is survived by her daughter...
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Kathy Bender

November 18, 1929 - June 19, 2019

Kathy Bender, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on November 18, 1929 to Frances Alba and James Henry Cooper. Kathy graduated from Harlandale High School in 1948. She worked for the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo for many years as the Coordinator of Auction Sales. During her 20+ years at Hermann Sons Retirement Home, Kathy played the keyboard in...
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Alfred c. Perez

September 26, 1931 - June 18, 2019

Alfred C. Perez, Jr. age 88 passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Al joined the National Guard in 1948 and then U.S. Air Force as a Load Master with the 433rd Team. Al loved sports and participating in softball, basketball and later won many medals in the Senior Olympics. He is survived by sons, David M. Perez and Timothy Perez; sister, Esther Ramirez; five grandchildren and two great...
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Maria Noemi Herrera Bimler

October 30, 1939 - June 18, 2019

Our beloved Noemi passed away peacefully at her home in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Noemi was born October 30, 1939, in Fort Hancock, Texas, to Manuel Herrera and Luz Ortega. She was preceded in death by her parents and by the love of her life and husband of fifty years, Charles Francis Bimler. She is survived by her children: Monique Ann Bimler...
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Herminia Casanova

February 8, 1927 - June 18, 2019

Herminia Luna Casanova, age 92, passed away on June 18, 2019, in San Antonio. She was preceded in death by her parents, twelve siblings, and her devoted husband, of 67 years, David Charles Casanova. Herminia Casanova is survived by her four loving daughters: Darlene Alarcon (husband, Edward), Marla Casanova, Carla de la Fuente (husband, Michael), and Denise Casanova, and by her loving...
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Paul Jones Samaniego

July 30, 1937 - June 18, 2019

Paul Jones Samaniego, age 81, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2019 in San Antonio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hipolito and Grace Jones Samaniego; brothers, Guadalupe Samaniego and Patrick Samaniego; and sister, Dolores Kaznowski. Paul leaves behind his loving family and friends. ROSARY FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019 10:00 A.M. OUR LADY OF SORROWS CATHOLIC CHURCH MASS FRIDAY, JUNE...
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Ben Lamoine Smith

August 3, 1926 - June 16, 2019

Ben Lamoine Smith, age 92, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Baylor University and served in the United States Airforce. He enjoyed a career as a High School teacher. He was devoted to his faith and enjoyed reading and playing golf. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Smith; Ben is survived by his sister, Shirley Stone, (James); daughter,...
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Alfred A. Hohle, Jr.

October 6, 1934 - June 16, 2019

Alfred A. Hohle, Jr., age 84, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on October 6, 1934 in Giddings, Texas to Alfred and Nora (Jaehne) Hohle. Alfred served in the Army Reserves. He retired from Western Union after 31 years. Some of his passions included animals, working in the yard, fishing, dominoes, bowling and a good beer. He was preceded in death by his...
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Louis M. Durand

May 15, 1951 - June 16, 2019

Louis Durand of San Antonio, Texas went to be with the Lord on June 16th, 2019 at the age of 68. He was born in Barcelona, Spain, to Teresa Belenguer. Louis and his family moved to New Jersey when Louis was at the age of four with his mother and stepfather. Louis Durand was raised in Irvington for the rest of his childhood. Later he moved to Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University....
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Flora E. Damon

July 30, 1930 - June 15, 2019

Flora Damon, 88, peacefully left this life with her loving family at her bedside. Born in Arkadelphia, the sixth of Lillian and John Bledsoe's eight children, Flora grew up in Houston. She married her high school sweetheart, James A. Damon, during his senior year at Texas A&M. She served by his side during his 30 year Army career, which took them all over the U.S. as well as assignments in Japan,...
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Eva "Omi" Heinrich

July 25, 1927 - June 15, 2019

Eva "Omi" Heinrich, age 91, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on July 25, 1927 to August and Katharina (Keller) Merklein in Regensburg, Germany located just outside of Munich. She moved to Houston, Texas in her mid 20's and married Karl Heinrich. Soon thereafter she became a proud American citizen. She loved spending time in Rockport along the...
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Gary James Palmieri

February 27, 1947 - June 15, 2019

Gary James Palmieri, loving husband, father of two and PawPaw of five went to be with his Lord and loved ones on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Born February 27, 1947, in San Antonio, Gary was the youngest son of Anthony "Tony" Palmieri and Lorraine Lacey Palmieri. Tony was a World War II vet who served as a Combat Engineer in the Battle of the Bulge and retired from Prassel's Lumberyard in San...
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June DeVolin

November 19, 1937 - June 15, 2019

June DeVolin, age 81, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in New Braunfels, Texas. June was a beloved wife and mother and a dear friend to many. She was born on November 19, 1937 in Marfa, Texas, to Robert Allen Humphris and Mae Graham Humphris. She was born into one of Texas's earliest pioneering families. She graduated from Marfa High School and then earned her BS in Education from Texas...
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Fred Woodley

August 3, 1926 - June 15, 2019

Fred Woodley died June 15, 2019 at his residence. He was born August 3, 1926 in San Antonio, the oldest son of Thomas MacCommon Woodley and Jane Reily Woodley, a pioneer ranching family in the Sabinal-Uvalde area. He married Joan Weilbacher on February 14, 1982 in San Antonio. His early years were spent in Sabinal. A graduate of Texas Military Institute in 1944, he subsequently enlisted...
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Jose "Andy" Gomez

August 27, 1946 - June 14, 2019

Jose "Andy" Gomez, age 72, from Bulverde, Texas passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019. Andy was born August 27, 1946 in Houston, Texas to Beatrice Almendarez and Chencho P. Gomez. Andy entered the U.S. Navy after High School and served aboard the U.S.S. San Pablo as a Radio Man 3rd class. After his service to our country he worked for the City of San Antonio for 37 years before he retired as a...
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Sadie A. Ennis

January 20, 1937 - June 14, 2019

Sadie A. Ennis, age 82, passed away on June 14, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Sadie was born in San Antonio to parents Morgan Andrew Dennis and Mabel Allene Thompson. She graduated from Harlandale High School in 1955. Sadie was a very devoted wife and mother to her husband and two sons. She was a self-taught cook and baker. Her specialty was baking cakes and donating them to various organizations....
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Olivia G. Morin

August 22, 1937 - June 13, 2019

Olivia G. Morin, age 81, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019. She was born on August 22, 1937, in San Antonio, to parents, Felix and Jesusa Benavides Gonzales. Olivia was an amazing mother who loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was always willing to lend a helping hand and accepted people for who they were. Her positive outlook and wicked sense of humor will...
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Ian Josef Cox

April 11, 1938 - June 13, 2019

Ian was born on April 11, 1938 in Wald Lake, Michigan and went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2019. Ian attended Jefferson High School in San Antonio and took courses at San Antonio College. He served his country as a Specialist Four E-4 from January 9, 1963 to October 12, 1964. In Vietnam, he was an Electronic Navigation Equipment Repairman. He returned from Vietnam with a Commendation Medal...
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Erminia M. Servin

June 15, 1921 - June 13, 2019

Erminia M. Servin, age 97, passed away on Thursday June 13, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born June 15, 1921 in Melvin, Texas to Lazaro and Pilar Martinez. Erminia was preceded in death by, husband, Moses Servin, daughter, Adelma Wilkins, brothers, Reyes Martinez, Jesus Martinez and Manuel Martinez. She is survived by son-in-law, Jacob Wilkins, and granddaughter, Diana Russo, great...
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Joseph Gomes Carinhas

April 7, 1936 - June 12, 2019

Joe Carinhas was a storyteller, lover of good food, proponent of fresh air, harasser of waiters, jazz aficionado, and fan of good jokes (especially the ones he told). He was generous, stubborn, loving, trying at times, prone to debate, direct, but when all is said and done, he was a good man. He loved his wife, his family and his dogs and they loved him. Joe passed away on Wednesday, June 12,...
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Billy Joe Gaines

December 10, 1939 - June 12, 2019

Billy Joe Gaines went to be with his Heavenly Father on June 12, 2019, at the age of 79. He was born in Gainesville, Texas, on December 10, 1939. Billy was the son of Billie Louise Gordon and A.C. Gaines. Billy graduated, as the salutatorian, from Gainesville's Booker T. Washington High School, in 1958. Shortly afterward, he attended Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. Upon the...
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Carolyn Gray

January 24, 1932 - June 12, 2019

Carolyn McKenzie Gray, loved by her family and friends, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at age 87. Carolyn was profoundly grateful for the many blessings God bestowed upon her and her family. She loved her family well. She is survived by her husband Francis Herbert (Herb) Gray Jr., and their children and respective spouses, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren: Kerry and Mark White ...
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Patsy Ruth Shaw

October 28, 1931 - June 12, 2019

Patsy Ruth Shaw, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on October 28, 1931 in Alice, Texas to Oran Marshall Sanderfer and Ruth Isbell. Patsy attended Ray High School in Corpus Christi, Texas and graduated from Texas A&I University. For many years she enjoyed teaching elementary school and after moving to San Antonio, she worked as a college advisor...
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Winnie Pearl George Holt

January 22, 1930 - June 12, 2019

Winnie Pearl George Holt, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Round Rock, Texas on January 22, 1930 to Lee Roy and Alma (Richards) George. Winnie lived much of her life in El Paso, Texas where she was a teacher for over 30 years and a member of Coronado Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, gardening and spending time with her...
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Idalia S. Rocha

February 28, 1926 - June 11, 2019

Idalia Rocha, age 93, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2019. As a lifelong member of Saint John Berchman's Catholic Church, Idalia was a devout Catholic. She attended Mass, received the Sacraments, and prayed the Rosary regularly. She was devoted to her family and considered her children and grandchildren her most important job. Her favorite pastimes were sewing and all types of arts and...
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Sergio Lopez Linares

March 22, 1966 - June 11, 2019

Sergio was 53 years old when he passed after a 2-year battle with brain cancer. Sergio was an avid tennis player and was a member of the Tennis Club of San Antonio. He enjoyed traveling with his husband Michael Holmes-Linares. Sergio loved to read and would read up to 5 books a week. He read science fiction and mysteries and all the DC and Marvel comics. Sergio learned to speak five...
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