MISSION – Armando Garza, 80, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Pax Villa Hospice in McAllen. Mr. Garza was born Sept. 3, 1936, in Mexico to Francisco and Guadalupe (Barrera) Garza.
Survivors include his children, Aaron Garza, Juan A. Garza, Armando Garza Jr., Francisco Garza, Melva A. Medelez, Alma E. Cordova, Luzelma Rosales and Meriam Cepeda; siblings, Ovidia Salinas, Aaron Garza, Horacio Garza and Guadalupe Garza; and 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria D. Garza, and son, Mario Garza.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30, from 1 to 9 p.m. with rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Rivera Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral mass will be said Monday, May 1, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Entombment follows at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.