Mary Alice Mir, age 93, passed away May 3, 2018. She was born on June 21, 1924 to Francisca Saenz Silvas and Cecilio Saenz in Realitos, Texas. She was raised in Robstown, Texas and graduated from Corpus Christi High School.
Mary married her husband, Ben Mir, of seventy five years on March 27th.
Mary was a loving grandmother and friend. She was a member of the Corpus Christi Cathedral for seventy five years. She will always be remembered for her devotion to her family and friends. She enjoyed reading, playing games, traveling, music and dancing.
Mary Alice Mir is preceded in death by her parents, Francisca Saenz and Cecilio Saenz, her husband, Ben Mir, sister, Lydia Campos (Oscar Campos). Left to cherish her memories are her daughters, Frances Mir, Sylvia Mir (Phil Stratemeier), grandchildren: Orlando Zapata (Lina), Maricela Zapata, Daniel Zapata, Rachel Stratemeier, Natalie Stratemeier, great-grandchildren: Gabriella Supnet, Spencer Supnet and Adrianna Zapata, nieces: Joyce Sosa (Rick), Clarissa Silva (Ray), Pamela Facundo, nephews: Oscar Campos and Mario Campos (Rose) as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Corpus Christi Cathedral. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Having the distinguished honor to be pallbearers are: Orlando Zapata, Daniel Zapata, Phillip Stratemeier, Oscar Campos, Mario Campos, Spencer Supnet.