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Clara Santos Ondarza

Obituary for Clara Santos Ondarza

August 12, 1922 - May 4, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 95

Loving Mother, Wife, Grandmother and Friend...

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Clara Santos Ondarza, age 95, died on Friday, May 4, 2018. Clara was born on August 12, 1922 to Evaristo and Monica Frias Fernandez. Clara was an active member of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Altar Society, the church choir and the envelope ministry as well as a Eucharistic Minister for many years.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, Raul Jose Santos; their eldest son, Spec 5th Class Rene A. Santos; sister, Eva Patino and brothers, Tito and Raul Fernandez; and her second husband, Rodolfo S. Ondarza.

Clara is survived by her children: Yolanda Santos and husband, Richard Holgin; Monica Castillo and husband, Jose; Robert Santos and wife, Adella; Margaret Martin and husband, Gordon Carline; grandchildren: Alma Meshes and husband, Nick, Sarah Case, Jose Castillo, Cristina Castillo, Emilio Santos, Clarisa Santos and husband, Christopher Hook; great granddaughter, Renee June Santos; sister-in-law, Margie Mireles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express sincerest gratitude to the staff of St. Francis Nursing Home and Dr. Mark Prange for the kindness and compassion provided to our mother while in their care.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 7, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Porter Loring on McCullough Ave.

ROSARY
MONDAY, MAY 7, 2018
7:30 PM
PORTER LORING CHAPEL
1101 McCULLOUGH AVE.

PROCESSION DEPARTING
PORTER LORING CHAPEL
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018
1:00 PM
MASS OF THE RESURRECTION
1:30 PM
BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE
OF THE LITTLE FLOWER
1715 ZARZAMORA AVE.

Interment in San Fernando Cemetery II.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Carmelite Nuns Community, 6301 Culebra, San Antonio, TX 78238.

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  • Carmelite Nuns Community, 6301 Culebra, San Antonio, TX 78238

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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