OBITUARY

Catherine "Cathy" Ann Blea

July 2, 1952June 18, 2019

Cathy Blea, 66, of Amarillo passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Rosary will take place on Friday June 21st at St Hyacinth’s Catholic Church at 7:00 PM; 4500 W. Hills Trail with Deacon Bobbie Welch presiding. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11 am in St Hyacinth’s Church with Father Guadalupe Mayorga presiding. The family will receive guests after services Saturday at St. Stephens Methodist church for lunch and shared memories.

Cathy was born July 2, 1952 in Tucumcari, NM to Francisco (Frank) and Julia Garcia. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Some of her favorite joys in life included fishing, gambling, and attending her grandchildren’s assorted performances. She loved to cheer them on and was typically their loudest and most lively supporter.

Cathy is survived by her husband of 48 years, Felix Blea, two daughters Denise Moore and husband Rodney and Julie Virden and husband Kenny, son, Gary Garcia all of Amarillo; three granddaughters, one grandson and two step grandsons; her mother Julia Garcia and two sisters, Loraine Otero and Veronica Moore and husband Larry, of Tucumcari; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father Francisco Garcia, and brother Frank Garcia both of Tucumcari.

  • FAMILY

  • Felix Blea, Husband
  • Denise Moore, Daughter
  • Rodney Moore, Son-in-law
  • Julie Virden, Daughter
  • Kenny Virden, Son-in-law
  • Gary Garcia, Son
  • Julia Garcia, Mother
  • Loraine Otero, Sister
  • Veronica Moore, Sister
  • Larry Moore, Brother-in-law
  • Cathy was preceded in death by her father Francisco Garcia and brother Frank Garcia. She leaves behind three granddaughters, one grandson two step grandsons, and many nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Rosary Friday, June 21, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, June 22, 2019

Memories

Catherine "Cathy" Ann Blea

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Sheryl Sooter

June 24, 2019

My sincere thoughts and prayers sent to the family. I had the honor of working with Cathy at Nationwide Insurance, where we had a fun time, however she was truly dedicated to the job and employees. She will be missed and left us too soon. God bless you and keep you!

JOAN LEONARD

June 20, 2019

I ENJOYED WORKING WITH CATHY MANY YEARS AGO AT TUCUMCARI FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN. CATHY WAS A
GOOD FRIEND. SHE WILL BE MISSED.

Max Salazar

June 20, 2019

Sending our deepest condolences to my cousin boy and to his family and extended family are heart goes out to you we are keeping you all in our prayers love always call Maxie and from my wife Doreen and family my mom also sends her love and her deepest condolences

Annie Ybarra

June 20, 2019

Our condolences to Boy "Felix" Blea and Family.
So sorry to hear of Cathy's passing. Our hearts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time.
Big Hugs to all,
Annie and Frankie Ybarra and Family

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY