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Aurelia Pita Tapia

Obituary for Aurelia Pita Tapia

June 16, 1929 - November 3, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 88

family matriarch, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, was known for her loving heart and giving nature

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Aurelia Pita Tapia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the tender age of 88 in San Antonio, Texas. Aurelia, family matriarch, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, was known for her loving heart and giving nature. Her doors were always open to anyone in need. Aurelia was an amazing cook and lived for family gatherings. She was a Sous-Chef in Paris, France, and one of the primary chefs for Mario's Restaurant for over 20 years. Following Mario's Restaurant, Aurelia opened Las Paisanas Café for about 15 years.

Aurelia was preceded in death by her husband, Pedro Tapia and daughter, Lilia Delgado. She is survived by her children, John Tapia (Irene), Maria T Olivares (Jorge Reyes), Martha T Zook (Todd), Pete Tapia (Lupe), Sergio Tapia (DeeDee), Patty Deltoro (David), son-in-law Richard Delgado and 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.

VISITATION WILL BE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 AT 4:00 PM FOLLOWED BY 7:00 PM ROSARY AT PORTER LORING NORTH, 2102 NORTH LOOP 1604 EAST

FUNERAL MASS WILL BE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017, AT 11:00 AM AT SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH; 2114 W. HOUSTON ST.; ENTOMBMENT IN SAN FERNANDO CEMETERY II.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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