Celia Larios Contreras

July 5, 1938February 26, 2018

Celia L. Contreras completed this life journey and was called to her eternal life with Jesus on Monday, February 26th, 2018.

There is another bright star in the heavens alone.

She had a green thumb and adored gardening. Her back yard was an oasis of plants, flowers and birds. She often loved sitting out on her patio enjoying Gods creation. Family gatherings were always held at her house as she was the glue and center of the family.

She was preceded in death by her husband Alejandro Contreras and grandson Kyle Conway. Survived by, Daughters Mercedes Lupe and Patricia, Sons: Alejandro and Gerardo Contreras, Sons-in-law, Joe Garza and Eddie Conway, Daughter-in-law Roxanne Contreras; Grandchildren: Alicia, Gerardito, Anthony, Michael, Danielle & Lauren, Great grandchildren: Larissa, Kylie Aven and baby boy Davila expected in March.

Services will be held Thursday March 1, 2018 from 6pm-8pm we will begin by praying the Rosary and then proceed to celebrate the gift of her life at Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home 4216 S. Bowen Road. Arlington, Texas 76016

Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday at 10am at St. Michaels Catholic Church 2910 Corn Valley Rd. Grand Prairie, Texas 75052. Burial will be Memorial Gardens 1219 N. Davis Dr. Arlington, Texas 76012 following the church service.

Reception will be held at Mazaika Hall at St. Michaels Catholic church following the interment.


  • Alex Contreras
  • Gerardo Contreras
  • Joe Garza
  • Anthony Davila
  • Michael Davila
  • Gerardo Contreras, II


  • Visitation Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Rosary Service Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, March 2, 2018

Celia Larios Contreras

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Ramona Pugliese

March 2, 2018

My deepest sympathy to the Contreras family. It was a great honor to have know Celia Contreras. She lived her life with great purpose and left a great legacy. She taught her family love, strength, wisdom and God's Grace. She will be greatly missed.

Don & Leslie Parker

March 2, 2018



We pray for you and your family during this bittersweet time of loss. Feeling your indescribable sorrow which goes beyond words, we lift you up to our loving Father. May His embrace bring you the peace that passes all understanding as you travel the road of grief… knowing that on the other side you will find rejoicing. As He brushes aside your tears, may your focus be on the joy and great delight your dear mom is experiencing as she walks on streets of gold, side by side with Jesus.
In His great name, Amen.

Don & Leslie