OBIT – Estefana Garza

PEÑITAS – Estefana Z. Garza, 95, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at McAllen Nursing Center.

Mrs. Garza was born to Celestina Martinez Zamora and Andres Zamora, as a seventh generation Texan, on Dec. 26, 1921, in Peñitas. She was active in her community life in Peñitas.

Survivors include her children, Susanna Lerma, Carmen Flores, and Efren Garza; brother Genaro Zamora; and seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norberto Garza; son, Lorenzo Garza; sisters, Rebecca Ramirez and Andrea Bueno; and grandson, Milton Garza.

A prayer service was held on June 23 at Lord & I Funeral home in Peñitas.

The family requested memorial donations to be made in her name to Comfort House in McAllen.

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