OBITUARY

Clara T. Figueroa

August 12, 1935March 4, 2021
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Our angel on earth is now an angel in heaven…

Clara T. Figueroa was born on August 12, 1935, in Cuero, Texas. When she was one, her family moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, where she lived a beautifully blessed life. She was a graduate of Roy Miller High School, a very loud and proud Buccaneer, always reminding us “Once a Buc, always a Buc!”

She is preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 63 years, Toribio H. Figueroa; her parents, Valentin Tijerina and Paz Gonzales Tijerina; her siblings, Valentin Tijerina, Jr., Blanche Tijerina, Jose Tijerina, Alberto Tijerina, Gilberto Tijerina, Estella Trujillo, David Tijerina, and Eva Gutierrez; and great-grandson, Maximiliano Ian Martinez.

Clara is survived by her five children: Cynthia Jane Figueroa, David T. Figueroa (Amelia), Toribio Figueroa, Jr. (Sandra), Abraham Figueroa (Tina), and Elizabeth Ann Vasquez (Manuel). Grandchildren: Jessica Isabella Manriquez (Nate), Christina “Nina” Cavazos (Oscar), David T. Figueroa, Jr. (Crystal), Carissa Lynn Figueroa (Jaime Mora), Sandra Yvonne Jaime (Juan Antonio Martinez), Ricardo Alberto Jaime (Cynthia), Teresa Guadalupe Alfaro (Gabriel), Amy Celeste Molina (JD), Abraham Figueroa, Jr. (Jeanette), Elana Paz Vasquez, Sophia Fae Vasquez, Belicia Grace Vasquez, and Xavier Manuel Vasquez. She also leaves behind numerous great-grandchildren: Benecio Jett, Oscar Rene III, Isaac Andrew, Arianna Tenley, David T. III, Arabella Grace, Gregorio III, James David, Antonio Arturo, Jesus Daniel, Christian, Mateo Alejandro, Miguel Angel, Olyzez Moises, Marcus Rafael, Martha Abigail, Ricardo Augrelio, Armando, Guillermo Andres, Emma Ellie, Gabriela Anahi, Andrea Alejandra, Guadalupe Arturo II, Valeria Sofia, Mikaela Rylee, Josue Joseph, Emma Isabel and Camila May.

Clara will also be remembered by her countless loved ones, extended family, and a multitude of friends. She was a blessing and a friend to all. She will be greatly missed but will live on forever in our hearts.

Visitation will be held at Funeraria del Angel, 549 Cheyenne, Corpus Christi, Texas, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am, with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 9:00 am, followed by a funeral mass at 10:00 am at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2509 Nogales, Corpus Christi, Texas. Funeral procession to follow to Rose Hill Memorial Park, 2731 Comanche, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021

  • Holy Rosary

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021

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EDWARD Perales

March 16, 2021

My dear loved ones, May God grace and comfort you during this most difficult time in your lives. It is very hard when you lose a mother and all we can be thankful for is the many years that she was with us watching over us and helping us as all mother's do for their children and loved ones. Our most sincere condolence's for your loss and know that we will be praying that God grants you peace and strength to carry on in her memory. AMEN!
Your Aunt and Uncle Edward L. Perales


Esther San Miguel Figueroa

March 8, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. My most heartfelt condolences to the family. Please know you are in my prayers. I wish I could be there but I am in Fort Worth. God Bless.

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