Helen Elaine Garza
April 27, 1958 – June 2, 2018
Helen Elaine Garza was born on April 27, 1958 and passed away at the age of 60 on June 2, 2018 in Merced, California where she was a resident for 38 years. Helen’s fur babies were her life, she also enjoyed playing games on the computer. Bowling and swimming were her favorite sports. She loved helping disabled students at Merced College where she was an honor student. Helen is survived by her husband Guadalupe Garza of Merced, brother Mike Flaherty of Merced and sister Sue Ann Mendez of Rapid City of South Dakota. Helen also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by father Jack Thomas Flaherty, mother Lola Mae Jones and brother Tommy Flaherty. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home located at 1490 B Street Merced, California 95341.
- Guadalupe Garza, Husband
- Mike Flaherty, Brother
- Sue Ann Mendez, Sister
- Helen also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
- Funeral Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018