Genoveva H. Garcia, age 89, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Alice, Texas. She was born July 14, 1926 in Bretaña Ranch, Texas to Arturo Hinojosa Sr. and Librada Trevino Hinojosa. Genoveva was a member of the St. Peter Altar Society for many years. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, gardening, and attending bingos. Genoveva was known to many for her love of family gatherings and her love for her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Arturo Hinojosa Sr. and Librada Hinojosa; five brothers, Raul Hinojosa, Homero Hinojosa, Reynaldo Hinojosa, Apolonio Hinojosa, and Arturo Hinojosa Jr.; two sisters in law, Albesa G. Garcia and Areopajita Garcia; and and aunt who raised her, Petrita Hinojosa.
She is survived by two sons, Mario Alejandro Garcia (Cynthia) of Corpus Christi, Texas and Arturo Adrian Garcia (Elidia) of Ben Bolt, Texas; three daughters, Laura Lamar Garcia of Ben Bolt, Texas, Rosario Beneavidez (Adolfo) of Ben Bolt, Texas and Cecilia Ruiz (Sandalio) of Hebbronville, Texas; two brothers, Claudio Hinojosa (Tina) of San Diego, Texas and Casimiro Hinojosa of San Diego, Texas; one sister, Carmen Arriola (Victor) of San Diego, Texas; four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Alejandro P. Garcia, Jose Adrian Garcia, Sandalio Ruiz, Adolfo P. Benavidez, Jose Luis Rodriguez, and Ruben Sanchez.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 4 till 9 p.m. at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. that evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Las Calaveras Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements entrusted with ROSAS FUNERAL HOME, INC.