Ninfa G. Garza, age 91, passed away September 29, 2018. She was born on August 30, 1927 to Eugenio and Carolina Garza in Runge, Texas. She was raised in Mirando City, Texas.
Ninfa married her husband, Tomas Garza, Sr., of 54 years on November 16, 1947. She was a homemaker. Ninfa was a loving mother, sister, aunt, cousin, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. Ninfa enjoyed family functions. She will always be remembered for her devotion to her family.
Ninfa is preceded in death by her husband Tomas Garza, Sr., her son-in-law Leroy Persohn III, her sister Emma Ortiz, and her parents. Ninfa is survived by her children: Thomas Garza, Jr., Peter (Veronica) Garza, Bertha Garza, Alice Paz, Janie Persohn. Her grandchildren: Siobhan (Adrian) Velasco, Mikaela Garza, James (Jordan) Garza, Richard Paz, John (Lisa) Paz, Robert (Nicole) Paz, Abraham (Alley) Arias, Andrew Arias, Leroy (Belinda) Persohn IV, Roy (Pat) Persohn, Debbie (Stephen) Rodriguez, 19 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren, 2 brothers, 6 sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Special thanks to Justin Hoang, RN, of New Century Hospice as well as the nurses and caregivers at Corpus Christi Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Seaside Memorial Park.
Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers are Jim Garza, Robert Paz, Richard Paz, Abraham Arias, John Paz, and Andrew Arias.