OBITUARY

Gricelda Matos Diez

April 17, 1930April 7, 2019
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Gricelda Matos Diez, 88, of Katy, TX passed away on Sunday April 7, 2019.

She was born in Manzanillo, Cuba on april 17,1930 to Jose Matos Mustelier and Teresa Moreno Rodriguez. Gricelda moved from Cuba to New York on February 9, 1968 where she worked as a designer at a high class fashion on Fifth Avenue. She moved to Katy, and started working at Lillie Rubin doing what she loved the most designing and sewing. From there she opened her own business, Custom Drapery by Gricelda on Mason Rd in Katy. She had gifted hands, and was a very picky lady, everything had to be perfect. Among her customers was Kickerillo Model Homes and sewed clothing for the owner himself.

Gricelda was preceded in death by her late husband of many years, Manuel Diez. She leaves behind her children, Norma Herryman-Benitez, Joseph M. Diez and wife Lori; seven grandchildren, Alejandro, Rita, Gabriel, Michael, Jacob, Olivia and Zachary; five great grandchildren, Victoria, Elizabeth, Rafy, Renato, Fandino, Hadley; sisters, Rita and Silvia Matos from Cuba. She was the best friend, daughter, wife and mother!

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM Thursday April 11,2019, at Katy Funeral Home 23350 Kingsland Blvd. Katy, TX. 77494

Services

  • Meet & Greet Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Memorial Service Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Mami and Lolo's daughter, Normita's Wedding Day - March 11, 1973.

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Normita receiving a blessing from her parents on her Wedding Day.

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