Maria G. Figueroa was called to her eternal home on Sunday, October 1, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
She was born on March 25, 1933 to the late Manuel Garcia and Beatrice Garcia. Maria was a dietitian cook at the Hearth Nursing Home and retired from P & S Hospital. She will be remembered for her love of life, and her passion for sewing, crocheting, cooking, and gardening but nothing compared to the love she had for her family and friends. Her family thanks everyone for their love and support during this time. Maria is preceded in death by her late husband Jesus Figueroa and son Tomas Figueroa. She is survived by her sister Rosa Pacheco (Juan), Eva Zamora (Ramon), Stella Quintero and brothers, Samuel Garcia and Juan Garcia. She is also survived by her children, Jesse Figueroa Jr. , Yolanda Reyes, Mary Rose and Martin Huerta, Hope Trevino, Bernice Figueroa and Dorinda Younger, grandchildren, Andrew Reyes Jr., Debra Reyes, Yvette Manzanales, April Lynn Trevino, Ashley Rose Manzanales, and Ashley Reyes. Her Great- Grandchildren that she adored Dylan, Jacob Reyes, Morris Brinden Stafford, Angela Reyes, Katrina Stafford and Iolana and Viola Soto.
Special thanks to Christus Spohn Hospice nurses, Karen, Julie and Liz for taking good care of her during her last days, also Chaplain Stephen Nolte and her son Jesse Figueroa, Jr. Also a very special thanks to Villa South for allowing mother to attend activities with a special group with the Alzheimer’s which she enjoyed.
A Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Seaside Reid Chapel. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. that same morning. Interment to follow in Seaside Memorial Park.
Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers will be Martin Huerta, Morris Brinden Stafford, Dylan Reyes, Andrew Reyes, Virgil Gomez, Jesse Figueroa Jr.