MISSION – Jorge Galaviz, 55, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at his home in Mission.
Mr. Galaviz was born on Oct. 3, 1962, in Mexico to Jose Maria Galaviz and Maria Teresa (Rodriguez) Galaviz. A former resident of Dallas, he resided in the Mission and Palmview area for the past 10 years and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Pedroza Galaviz; children, Marisela Castruita, Ruby Galaviz, Nino Galaviz, Cynthia Peña-Sendejo and Natalie Peña-Gonzalez; his mother; siblings, Teresita, Jovita, Manuela, Dora Leticia, Sergio, Armando, Jose Maria, Oscar and Javier; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father; son, Jorge Galaviz; and siblings, Martha Galaviz, Lucia Galaviz, Marisela Galaviz and Arturo Galaviz.
A funeral mass was held on July 3 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.