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OBIT: Rogelio Garcia

ALTON – Rogelio Garcia, 81, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Village Care Center in McAllen. He was born in McAllen to Porfirio and Manuela Garcia.

He is survived by his daughters, Gloria E. Matamores of Alton, San Juana Saldana of Alton, Maria Graciela Garcia Saldana of Mission; sons, Rogelio Garcia of Mission, Roel Garcia of Houston, and Alejandro Garcia of Palmview; and 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Fidelia Garcia, and a daughter, Martha Garcia.

The funeral mass will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2 at 12 Noon at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.

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