OBIT – Oscar Garza Sr.

MISSION – Oscar Omar Garza Sr., 62, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Mission.

Mr. Garza graduated from Sharyland High School with the Class of 1974.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Alicia V. Garza of Mission; children, Michelle Garza of Mission and Oscar Garza Jr. of San Antonio; mother, Ester Garza; siblings, Olivero Garza III of San Antonio, Jaime Garza of Edinburg, Norma Vela of Mission and Thelma Garcia of Palmhurst; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Olivero A. Garza Jr.

A funeral mass was held on March 5 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Rev. Roy Snipes officiated. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.

Serving as pallbearers were Jaime Garza, Julio Garcia, Tony Rodriguez, Jose Villanueva, Pablo Villescas, Gene Villanueva, Eli Villanueva, Michael Rodriguez, Margarito Salazar and Roberto Olvera. Honorary pallbearers were Christopher Lopez, Andrew Lopez and Nathan Garza.

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