Mario P. De Los Santos, Sr., born in San Antonio, Texas on August 30, 1948 went to be with the Lord on June 29, 2015 at the age of 66. Mario is preceded in death by his father, Salomon De Los Santos; son Mario P. De Los Santos, Jr.; daughter Patricia De Los Santos Martinez; brother Oscar De Los Santos. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Esperanza (Hope) De Los Santos; daughter Roxanna Galindo (Roger); brother David De Los Santos; Daughter-in-law Katrina De Los Santos; mother: Ninfa De Los Santos. His pride and joy were his grandchildren Nathan Herrera, Patric Sauceda, Cierra, Angelica and Jessica Cuenca, Mireya, Thalia Galindo, Ja’Karriel Martinez, Noah, and Salomon De Los Santos, numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-laws, compadres and friends. Mario was in the graduating class of 1966 at Fox Tech High School during which time he was part of the R.O.T.C. program. He served in the Navy for 3 years; serving 2 tours in Vietnam. Upon his return from the Navy, he immediately took on the work force to support his family. Mario was very proud of his family, country living and for his grandchildren whom he loved and cared for with his “Texas sized heart”. He will be greatly missed by all.
A Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 2:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. at Castle Ridge Mortuary. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Interment to follow at San Fernando Cemetery No. 3.
Ed Perez, 44, passed away on June 28, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. He was born July 8, 1970 in Laredo, TX to Eduardo G. Perez & Alicia G. Perez. Ed is preceded in passing by his Paternal Grandparents Adolfo M. Perez & Maria A. Perez. Maternal Grandparents Jesus R. Genera & Ernestina M. Genera. Uncle Adolfo G. Perez Jr. He is survived by his wife Felicia A. Perez. Stepson Austin J. Medina. Father Eduardo G. Perez. Mother Alicia G. Perez. Father-in-law Jaime Medina. Mother-in-law Rosa Medina. Sisters Maria A. Cruz(Richard), Blanca Y. Cook(Timothy) & Ana L. Escamilla(Gilberto). Sister-in-law Veronica Pezina(+Richard). As well as many other loving nieces, nephews & friends. Ed was employed at CPS-Energy for 26+ yrs, his last job was Inspector for outside services. He was an avid hunter, golfer, & fisherman. He was also a very giving & loving, Son, Brother, Husband, Stepfather, & a great friend to many. Visitation for extended family & friends will be Sunday, July 5, 12pm-9pm at Castle Ridge Mortuary, a rosary at 3pm & a Christian prayer service will be held at 7pm. Funeral services will be July 6, 11am; interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery at Cordi-Marian. In Lieu of flowers, all donations to The American Cancer Society or River City Hospice.
Jeanette Son Im Stephens was born on February 18, 1972 in Seoul, Korea to Mr. Jay Lee Stephens and Son im Stephens. Jeanette attended John Jay High school and graduated in 1990 and then later attended Palo Alto College and San Antonio College. She was remembered as a very sweet and selfless person always going the extra mile to help others. Ms. Jeanette Stephens worked as a U.S. Government Civil Servant for the U.S. Air Force since 2008. In her most recent position as the program coordinator for the Psychology Training Programs at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, she provided critical administrative support to 14 Psychology Interns and Postdoctoral Fellows each year. Ms. Stephens was known by her many trainees as always a caring, positive, and friendly support who helped them during their rigorous training. She epitomized compassion and love for others. She was treasured not only on a personal level by all who worked with her but also as often the first face of Psychology training at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center. She will be deeply missed as she touched the lives of all who knew her. To her family she was a very hard worker putting in long hours to get her son Alexander through college and also helping her mother take care of her father due to him being very ill. She also enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter Charlie. She would always tell her coworkers friends and family how much joy it brought her to be around her grand-baby. She is survived by her parents Jay L. and Son Im Stephens, son Alexander Stephens, sister Anjo Flores, brother-in-law John Flores, nephews John Lee, Justin, Joseph, niece Artice Flores, granddaughter Charlie and boyfriend Keith Henry. She is also survived by her aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A visitation will be held on July 8, 2015 from 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. at Castle Ridge Mortuary. A memorial service will be held on July 9, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. at Castle Ridge Mortuary.
Lucia E. Oviedo, 71, went to be with the Lord on June 27, 2015. She was born in Laredo, Texas on March 4, 1944 to Santos and Polacarpia Espinoza. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her loving husband, Pablo J. Oviedo; children, Patricia G. Gonzales (Ricardo), Roland C. Guerrero (Patricia), Roxanne O. Calderon (Edwin); grandchildren, Meagan J. Banda, Eric G. Vasquez, Natalie P. Guerrero, Nicholas R. Guerrero, Alyssia J. Battle, Gabriella R. DePalm, Pablo A. Calderon; great-grandchildren, Ameliana Bender and Eric Jesse Vasquez, Jr. Visitation will be held at Castle Ridge Mortuary on Monday, July 6, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church Interment to follow at San Fernando Cemetery #3.
Bella Marianela Flaherty was born on September 10, 1928 and was called to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 28, 2015. Bella was born in McAllen, TX and she was raised in Monterrey, Mexico, where she was named her college valedictorian. At the age of 25 she and her husband moved to Chicago IL, where they lived for 21 years. From there she moved to San Antonio, where she lived for 38 years. She was employed by Account Services as a legal secretary for 20 years until her retirement. Bella had a passion for fashion, jewelry, her cats and good food. Family was everything and always came first. She instilled that wonderful mindset into the hearts of her 4 children, who also have gained a wonderful work ethic because of her courage and intellect. Bella was strong in mind and spirit and taught her children to never give up and to continue the fight for what they believed in. She had a strong faith in the Lord and used His word as her decision making guideposts in life. Bella was treated as a queen, and deservedly so, by her children and grandchildren. She will be missed more than words can express, but our faith assures us we will see her again in Heaven. She is preceded in death by her parents, Rafael and Marianela Garcia; her beloved husband, Lawrence K. Flaherty; and her brother, Rene Garcia. She is survived by her children, Azalea Saldana (Saul), Lorraine Castle (Don) , Humberto O. Villarreal II (Alicia) and Marcos Villarreal, her brother Juan Andres Balderas, her grandchildren, Abel Garza III, Burt Garza, David Garza, Yvonne Annelies Rocha, Natalie Teresa Larkins, Joseph Paul Carranza III, Alejandra DePree, Bram Villarreal, Gracia Bella Villarreal; her great grandchildren, Abel Garza IV, Marissa Isabel Garza, Lexy Ray Garza, Mia Michelle Garza, Ava Alise Garza, Brandon Alexander Rocha, Dominic Aaron Rocha, Melanie Scarlett Larkins, Charlize Alessandra Larkins, Hope Annelies Larkins and Tobias Jay DePree. A visitation will be held on Monday July 6, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a rosary to begin at 11:30 a.m. and a mass to follow at 12:00 p.m. all services will be held at St. Marks the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1602 Thousand Oaks Dr, San Antonio, TX, 78232. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.