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Waltrip Funeral Directors

1415 Campbell Road, Houston, TX

OBITUARY

Udelia Garcia

February 17, 1934September 4, 2019
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Udelia Salazar Garcia, 85 passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus at her home in Houston, surrounded by those who loved her on September 4th, 2019.

She graduated from Texas Woman's University with a degree in Education, and taught for over 40 years, mostly at Hollibrook Elementary School in Spring Branch ISD, as a Reading Specialist. She had a passion for teaching others to read, and she had a love of books herself.

She was a beloved daughter, sister, and aunt to her large extended family. She loved spending time with her family most of all. We were known to her as her “sweethearts”. https://admin.mem.com/SSO/de/DEPreProcessor.aspx?id=8845972&FIId=165498009 She was preceded in death by her parents, Federico and Carmelita Garcia of San Perlita, TX. Her sisters and their spouses, Bertha and Ed Gardner, Celia and Ed Estrada, and Louise and Don Rivera. Her brothers and their spouses, Robert and Sofia Garcia, Raul and Mary Garcia, Diego Garcia, Fred and Katie Garcia, Richard Garcia, and Ramiro Garcia. Sister-in Law, Elisa Garcia. Niece, Carmen Emrich . Nephews, Homer Garcia and Uvaldo Garcia, and grandniece, Mary Margaret Hogan. She is survived by her brothers and their wives, Luis and Dora Garcia, Uvaldo and Nena Garcia, Donna Garcia, Lucia Garcia and Conrado Garcia. Nieces and Nephews. David Garcia, Anna and Brian Morgan. Roy and Nora Garcia. Richard and Carmen Garcia. Rene and Carmen Garcia. Richard Rivera, Mike Rivera. Donna and James Hogan. Letica Garcia, Orlando and Myrna Garcia. Monica and Doug Denney. Herman and Cherie Garcia.. Paul and Jennifer Garcia. Sandra Garcia. Jaime and Sandra Garcia. Frederick Garcia. Lisa and Frank Rose. Yvette Campassi and Julie Garcia. Laura and Paul Perez. Lisa and Louis Tovar. As well as countless grand nieces and nephews and their children. If desired, donations can be made to the Spring Branch Education Foundation to purchase books for the Hollibrook School Library in honor of Udelia Garcia. Checks can be made out to “Spring Branch Education Foundation” and mailed to : Spring Branch Education Foundation 955 Campbell Road Houston, TX 77024 *Make sure to designate your donation to the “Hollibrook Elementary Library in honor of Udelia Garcia” in the notes* Or use these links to donate, again, *Make sure to designate your donation to the “Hollibrook Elementary Library in honor of Udelia Garcia” in the notes* Use this link to donate with PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=ztwBFmJUzomfyOvKy5HBBRI7DVFIjfV9mIynhYn3shPSFpkWj5Vc-KmcTstf5Msh2YXobm&country.x=US&locale.x=US

Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday September 8, 2019 at Waltrip Funeral Directors. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m., led by Mr. Frederick Garcia. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Monday at St. Cecila Catholic Church, Rev. Preston Quintela, celebrant. Rite of Committal will follow in Woodlawn Garden of Memories, Deacon Frank Davis, officiating.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Frederick Garcia, Active Pallbearer
  • Don Hogan, Active Pallbearer
  • Matt Hogan, Active Pallbearer
  • Cullen Hogan, Active Pallbearer
  • Christopher Hogan, Active Pallbearer
  • Daniel Rivera, Active Pallbearer
  • Uvaldo Garcia, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Luis Garcia, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Conrado Garcia, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mike Rivera, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • Rosary Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • Funeral Liturgy Monday, September 9, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Rite of Committal

Memories

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Paula Melva Selma Ramirez

September 7, 2019

Our memories are from our visits with the Garcia family at the ranch near San Perlita. We will always remember Udelia’s smile and quick laughter. Sending condolences, prayers, blessings and love. The Ramirez family.

Michelle Rivera

September 7, 2019

She loved her family! And her dog Sadie

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