Petra (Patsy) Puente Garcia

  • Born: June 7, 1933
  • Died: June 24, 2019
  • Location: San Antonio

Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
Tel. (210) 227-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family

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 spending time with her husband, family, and grandchildren. She was actively and proud to volunteer at her children's schools within the San Antonio Independent School District, as a room mother, mama patrol, and PTA President. Patsy also supported her grandchildren by attending their athletic games, performances, and special functions. She loved traveling all 48 states from coast to coast (including Canadian provinces) with her husband in his red 18-wheeler truck, occasionally stopping to enjoy casino slot machines.

Patsy is preceded in death by her parents, Epimenio and Maria Puente, brothers: Eliseo Puente, Daniel Puente, Ernest Puente, Epimenio Puente Jr., and grandchild Felicia Marie Vargas. She is survived by her husband Simon Flores Garcia, children: Mary Alice (Juventino) Alcala, Edmund Flores (LaDonna), Elizabeth Rios, Katherine (Michael) Idar, Grace (David) Rodriguez, Simon Garcia Jr., Rosario Garcia, Minerva Garcia, Christine (Agustin) Gutierrez, 22 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren with one on the way, siblings; brother: Alfonso Puente (Mary Louise), sisters: Estella Devora and Elia Flores.
Patsy leaves her legacy of faith, kindness and unconditional love to everyone she met, and cared for included her numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends and family from 6:00 pm to 7:00pm, on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Porter Loring McCullough.

7:00 PM

12:00 PM
1321 EL PASO ST.

Father Carlos will be officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.


Condolence & Memory Journal


"My sincerest condolences to the Garcia and Rodriguez families. Your mom was a wonderful person. I had the honor to know her when she was the PTA President at Madison Elem. She was always about the kids and making sure that they had everything they needed at school. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time."

Posted by Diana Alanis - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   July 02, 2019

My dear friend Minerva and Family, Your mom was an amazing lady, and I feel privileged to have known her. I know you will miss her deeply. Minerva, sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss. She will me missed.

Posted by Brenda Aguinaga - Helotes, TX - Friend   July 02, 2019

Our Condolences and sending prayers and strength to you Simon Jr. and your Family. May God Bless you and your family. Love you

Posted by Lee Ruiz - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   July 02, 2019

We also morn the passing of this Beautiful lady. We will cherish the memories. It was such a pleasure to have Pat and Simon visit us at our home in Florida. It was wonderful hearing stories of their life and travels.
Pat and Simon always called us Family...that really touched our hearts. My God Bless you All at this sad time. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
Love, Vicki and Kent

Posted by Vicki and Kent DuBose - Bell, FL - Family   July 01, 2019

What a beautiful picture of your momma! With heartfelt love I send to Christine & all of your family. May perpetual light sign upon your mom.

Posted by Esther Rangel - San Antonio - Friend   July 01, 2019

Patsy, Met you and Green Giant in 1961 and you have been a very special friend, you will be missed. Prayers go to you and the family. Love Prieta and Chuso

Posted by Margarita D. Vasquez - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   June 30, 2019

Katherine, Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back and thinking of all the happy memories help comfort you and your family during this time of sadness. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Debbie McAteer - San Antonio, TX - Coworker   June 28, 2019

Katherine and family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved mother. May God bless you and keep you close during this time.

Posted by Montelongo Family - San Antonio, TX - Friend   June 27, 2019

Katherine, my deepest sympathy to you and your entire family. I'm sorry for your loss.

Posted by Liz Davis - Castroville, TX - Coworker   June 26, 2019

Mrs. Garcia was and still is a bright ray of sunshine. Heaven welcomed another Angel thru the Pearly Gates! May God take her in and comfort her and her family! She will always be missed and loved! <

Posted by Robert Placier - Kyle, TX - Family Friend   June 26, 2019

We are all going to miss my Aunt Pat. She was an awesome role model as a wife, mother and grandmother. May she rest in peace. We will be praying for her and the entire family. God bless.

Posted by Rebecca Chapa - San Antonio, TX - Family   June 25, 2019

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