Maria V. Alcazar, age 97, passed away February 28, 2019. She was born April 7, 1921 to Sylvestre and Felecitas Vasquez in Beeville, Texas. She was raised in McAllen, Texas. Maria married her husband Genaro R. in McAllen, TX and they raised their family in Corpus Christi. She will always be remembered for her strength and love for her family. Maria was an avid Cowboys, Astros, UT, and Moody sports fan. Maria was also known for her love of dancing and gardening.
Maria V. Alcazar was preceded in death by her husband Genaro R. Alcazar Sr., parents Sylvestre and Felecitas Vasquez, brother Israel Vasquez, grandson Jason Alexander, and niece Eloisa Mancha.
Maria is survived by sons; Jose Jesus, Genaro R. Jr., Victor, and Anthony. Daughters; Maria Del Socorro (Neil) Alexander, Lydia Lopez, Dora, and Roseanna. Grandsons; Vince, Ricardo “JR”, Adam, and Brian (Evelina) Alexander. Granddaughters; Amalia (Wade) Ferguson and Genarose (Brian) Raichert whom she raised as a daughter; brothers Enrique and Mike Vasquez; and several other nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 P.M. to 9 P.M. on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. A Rosary will be recited at 7 P.M. that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park.