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Irene Cruz Austria

Obituary for Irene Cruz Austria

January 26, 1927 - May 16, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 92

Beloved by family and many friends ...

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Irene Cruz Austria, beloved by family and many friends, died after a brief illness on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the age of 92. She was born on January 26, 1927, in Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Luzon, Philippines.

She is survived by five children: Tess Nasis and husband, Al; George Austria and wife, Cindy; Lona Sanchez and husband, Robert; Celia Boyce and husband, Patrick; and Leticia Austria, as well as seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two brothers: Pepe and Tommy Cruz and their spouses, as well as many nephews and nieces.

Irene was preceded in death by her beloved husband, MSG Benjamin C. Austria; her daughters: Magdalena Austria, Alicia Eastman and son, Benjamin Austria, Jr.; her parents, Sotero and Simona Cruz; a sister and four brothers.

ROSARY
TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2019
6:30 PM
PORTER LORING CHAPEL
1101 McCULLOUGH AVE.

MASS
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019
11:30 AM
ST. JOHN NEUMANN CATHOLIC CHURCH
6680 CRESTWAY DRIVE

Interment will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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