Bereavement of Richard Alaniz Sr.

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Nov 192019
 

Richard R. Alaniz gained his Heavenly Wings on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the age of 73. Richard was born in Charlotte, Texas on June 17, 1946. He is preceded in death by his parents, Graviel Solis Alaniz Jr. & Sulema Rios Alaniz and his brother, Alfred Alaniz.

Richard is survived by his wife of 51 years, Virginia Bara Alaniz; his 6 children, Cynthia (Jesse) Arguello, Richard (Kimberly) Alaniz Jr., Carlos Alaniz, Eric (Monica) Alaniz, Jason (Melissa) Alaniz, Jennifer (Ruben) Yañez; 18 grandchildren, Matthew, Stacey (Alex), Ashley, Hailee, Tatiana, Caleb, Billy, Arianna, Diego, Zach, Ryan, Erin, Brandon, Juliana, Avery, Chlöe, Ruben Jr. & Bryan; 4 great-grandchildren, Aubrey, Logan, Reagan, Ariya; his four-legged furry companion of 16 years, Sophie; 5 sisters; Adela, Sulema, Gloria, Diana, Norma; 4 brothers, Graviel III, Raul, Baldemar, Martin; and numerous nieces & nephews.

Richard graduated from Southside High School in 1965, where he was a three sport athlete. He was drafted at the age of 19 into the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He was stationed in Fort Hamilton, New York and proudly served his country overseas in Frankfurt, Germany as a Field Radio Mechanic. Sgt. Alaniz was awarded a National Defense Service Medal and awarded Marksman (Rifle). He was Honorably Discharged and moved back home to San Antonio, Texas in 1967.

Richard was a hard working man, he was a former employee of the following; Globe, Shoppers World, Albertsons, Cornelius Mexico & USA, Schroeder of America.

Mr. Alaniz was an avid sports enthusiast and enjoyed supporting his children and grandchildren in their various sports programs, no matter the distance. He supported Holy Cross of San Antonio, where his 4 boys attended and graduated from. He volunteered many hours at Holy Cross and was a member of the Booster Club where he was known as “Mr. A.” Mr. Alaniz proudly supported his children and influenced so many others from 1987-1999 and continues his legacy as a proud fan of the Holy Cross Knights. Richard ’89, Carlos ’92, Eric ’94, Jason ’98, Jen (cheerleader) ’95-’99, Jesse ’85, Matthew ’07, Stacey (Alex) ’10, Ashley ’19, Juliana ’21. He will be dressed in his HC guayabera shirt and taking a new HC baseball cap to shake down the thunder from the sky…onward to victory, Fight! Fight! Fight!

Thursday, November 21
Visitation will begin 5:00pm
Rosary: 7:00 pm
Mission Park South
1700 SE Military Drive
San Antonio, Tx 78214
Friday, November 22
Funeral Mass:10:00 am
St.Frances Cabrini Church
1606 Casimiro Street
San Antonio, Tx 78214
Interment to follow at First Memorial Park Cemetry

BEREAVEMENT OF MARIA DEL SOCORRO MARTINEZ

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Nov 152019
 

BEREAVEMENT OF MARIA DEL SOCORRO MARTINEZ

In your prayers please remember Maria Del Socorro Martinez.  Maria Martinez died on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.  She is the mother of Pedro Martinez Class of 1990 and Francisco Martinez Class of 1993.

Maria del Socorro Martinez, 83, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, died November 12 following a long illness. She was a graduate of Incarnate Word High School and Incarnate Word College.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pedro L. Hernandez and Margarita Castillo Hernandez. She is survived by her spouse of 52 years, Pedro F. Martinez; and four children: daughters Carmela McMorrough (Jordan) and Maria Socorro Losoya (Danny); and sons Pedro G. Martinez (Joan) and Francisco Martinez (Laura); as well as grandchildren Anthony, Joseph, Ariana, Lucia, Olivia, Diego, Alejandro, Leila, and Mateo. She is also survived by her brother Pedro Hernandez, Jr. (Irene), as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks for her caregivers over the past decade.

Visitation will be Friday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m., followed by rosary at 7:00 p.m. at The Angelus Funeral Home, 1119 N. St. Mary’s St., San Antonio. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday, November 16, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2123 West Commerce, in San Antonio. Interment will follow at San Fernando Cemetery II. Condolences may be sent to www.theangelusfuneralhome.com

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sanantonio/obituary.aspx?n=maria-del-socorro-martinez&pid=194438297&fhid=8911

BEREAVEMENT OF MICHAEL JOHN VARA

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Oct 192019
 

BEREAVEMENT OF MICHAEL JOHN VARA

In your prayers please remember John Michael Vara who died on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  John is a member of the Class of 1973.  He is the brother of Henry Vara Class of 1965 and James Vara Class of 1975.  

On Thursday, October 17, 2019

At Porter Loring Chapel

1101 McCullough Ave.

7:00 PM Rosary

On Friday, October 18, 2019

At The Basilica of the National Shrine

1715 Zarzamora

10:30  AM Mass of the Resurrection

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BEREAVEMENT OF JERRY JOE GARZA

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Oct 032019
 

BEREAVEMENT OF JERRY JOE GARZA

In your prayers please remember Jerry Joe Garza who died.  Jerry Garza is a member of the Class of 1987. He is also the father of Jerry Garza Class of 2019 and Alyssa Garza Class of 2014, and uncle of Mike Valdez Class of 1995.

 

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019

At Family Christian Center

5215 W. Commerce St.

7:00 PM Service

Bereavement of Edward C. Gonzales Jr.

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Sep 232019
 

In your prayers please remember Edward Gonzales who died on Tuesday Sunday, September 17, 2019.  Edward is a member of the Class of 2007.

 

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019

At Funeraria Del Angel Trevino Funeral Home

226 Cupples Rd. San Antonio, Tx – 78237

2:00 PM        Visitation begins

7:00 PM        Rosary

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/san-antonio-tx/edward-c-gonzales-jr-8860691

BEREAVEMENT OF JESUS “JESSE” CASTILLO

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Aug 292019
 

BEREAVEMENT OF JESUS “JESSE” CASTILLO

In your prayers please remember Jesse Castillo who died on Sunday, August 25, 2019.  Jesse is a member of the Class of 1965.  Jesse is also the brother of Gerald “Jerry” Castillo Class of 1974.

 

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019

At Hillcrest Chapel

1281 Bandera Rd. – 78228

2:00 PM        Visitation begins

7:00 PM        Rosary

 

On Thursday, September 5, 2019

At San Martin de Porres Catholic Church

1730 Dahlgreen St. – 78237

11:00 AM      Mass of Christian Burial

Interment to follow at

Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery with Military Honors

 

https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/obituary/jesus-jesse-castillo?fh_id=14310

 

 

BEREAVEMENT OF SYLVIA ALVAREZ

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Aug 272019
 

BEREAVEMENT OF SYLVIA ALVAREZ

In your prayers please remember Sylvia Alvarez who died on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.  Sylvia Alvarez is the wife of Lane Alvarez Class of 1961. She is also the mother of Clint Alvarez Class of 1983 and Lane Alvarez Class of 1988.

 

On Thursday, August 29, 2019

At Sunset Memorial Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Rd. – 78238

6:00 PM Visitation Begins

7:00 PM Rosary

 

On Friday, August 30, 2019

Little Flower Basilica

1715 N. Zarzamora –  78201

10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/san-antonio-tx/sylvia-alvarez-8831145?utm_source=share_obit&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=obit_detail&utm_content=view_obit_button

 

BEREAVEMENT OF JOSE VALENTINE LANDEROS

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Aug 152019
 

In your prayers please remember Jose V. Landerso who died as a result of a hunting accident.  Jose is the son of Jose Landeros Class of 1974 and the nephew of George Landeros Class of 1972.

 

On Sunday, August 18, 2019

At Castillo Mission Funeral Home

520 N. General McMullen – 78228

4:00 PM        Visitation Begins

7:00 PM        Rosary

 

On Monday, August 19, 2019

At St. Rose of Lime Catholic Church

9883 Marbach Rd. – 78245

10:00 AM     Mass of Christian Burial

Interment to follow at

San Fernando Cemetery #2

BEREAVEMENT OF EUGENE M. (GENE) CHAVEZ

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Aug 082019
 

In your prayers please remember Gene Chavez who died on Friday, August 2, 2019.  Gene is a member of the Class of 1967. He is also the uncle to Ernie Elizondo Class of 1994.

 

On Friday, August 23, 2019

At St. Mary’s Catholic Church

202 N. St. Mary’s St.  7805

8:30 AM        Visitation Begins

9:00 AM        Eulogy

9:30 AM        Rosary

10:00 AM      Mass of Catholic Burial

Interment to follow

San Fernando Cemetery #2

746 Castroville Rd. – 78237

 

BEREAVEMENT OF RAYMOND CORTEZ

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Jul 212019
 

In your prayers please remember Raymond Cortez.  Raymond is the son of Ramon Cortez Class of 1965.

 

On Thursday, July 25, 2019

At Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

600 Oblate Dr.  78216

7:30 PM      Rosary

 

On Friday, July 26, 2019

At Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

10:00 AM          Mass of Christian Burial

Interment to follow at

San Fernando Cemetery #2