Porter Loring Mortuary

From advance planning for the inevitable to at-need services during an emotionally difficult time to bereavement counseling for those who are grieving, it is our privilege to comfort and care for families in need.

Porter Loring Mortuaries is committed to providing you and your family with meaningful ceremonies to help memorialize your loved ones. Our staff assists you in creating a personalized service, allowing family and friends to come together to remember, to honor, to support each other and to celebrate a life that has been lived.

Our Obituaries

Yvonne Marie Duplantier Pugh

December 24, 1919 - March 21, 2018

Yvonne Marie Duplantier Pugh was born on Dec. 24, 1919 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Amelie Rivet and Frederick Robert Duplantier. She died in San Antonio, Texas on March 21, 2018 under the longstanding attentive care of her daughter, Dr. Jacqueline Pugh. Relationships, ideas and causes defined Yvonne. She had a keen intellect, a deep spirituality, an insatiable curiosity, loved people and...
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Jeannie Marie Garza

August 3, 1955 - March 20, 2018

Our beloved mom, Jeannie Marie Garza, age 62, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born August 3, 1955 in San Antonio to Willie and Alice Garza. Jeannie is a graduate of St. Gerard High school class of 1973. She worked as an accounting clerk at AT&T for 45 years and had a passion for musicals, literature, and family. She encouraged her children through...
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Kouros Bahrami

March 18, 1935 - March 19, 2018

Colonel Kouros Bahrami, age 83, passed away on March 19, 2018, in San Antonio, TX surrounded by his loving family. Kouros was born to Mohamad Gholi and Fatemeh Bahrami in Sanandaj, Iran on March 18th, 1935. Mr. Bahrami was a man of many trades. In the Iranian military, he received his Masters in Economics and in Law. He became a well respected attack-helicopter pilot and instructor,...
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Paul Richard Erwin

September 2, 1944 - March 19, 2018

Paul Richard Erwin, age 73, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 19, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas, after an extended illness. He will be remembered by family and friends for his devotion to teaching, love of all sports (especially football and golf), gift for storytelling, rapier wit and incredible sense of humor, and lifelong passion for doo wop, country and bluegrass music. Paul spent his...
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Rose Marie "Rosie" Melendes

September 14, 1944 - March 17, 2018

Rose Marie "Rosie" Melendes, age 73, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University and was a dedicated elementary school teacher for 39 years. She was a member of the St. Matthew's Guadalupanas and the San Antonio Single Women's Society where she served as President. Rosie loved being with family and friends, gardening, shopping...
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Orrin Hamblin

January 29, 1928 - March 17, 2018

Orrin H. Hamblin left this earth March 17, 2018 to take his place in Heaven alongside his loving wife of over 65 years, Leta, and many other loved ones that had gone on before. Orrin was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and leaves behind a legacy of being kind and impacting many lives with whom he came in contact. He was born in Wellington, Kansas on January 29, 1928...
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Patricia "Patsy" Kuntz Vance

October 31, 1931 - March 17, 2018

Patricia "Patsy" Kuntz Vance, age 86 of San Antonio, died on Saturday, March 17, 2018 after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Richard C. "Dick" Vance, parents John J. Kuntz, Jr. and Katherine (Kavanaugh) Kuntz, and brother Thomas A. Kuntz. Patsy was a graduate of Incarnate Word High School and attended Catholic University in Washington, DC where she studied...
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Henry Wayne Cox

August 19, 1926 - March 16, 2018

H. Wayne Cox, loving husband, father, grand-father and great-grandfather, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the age of 91. Wayne, as he was known to all, was born on August 19, 1926 in Smithville, Texas and graduated from Texas A & M in 1947. He served in the U. S. Navy and was a WWII veteran. He was married to his lifelong friend and love Virginia Cox, for 69 years. They raised...
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Haydee Trevino

January 18, 1965 - March 16, 2018

Haydee E. Treviño, age 53, of San Antonio, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 16, 2018. She is survived by her father, Sergio Treviño C.; and her five siblings, Sylvia R. Treviño, Rosaura M. Treviño and Jack Ligon, Sergio A. Treviño, Diana H. Treviño, Mark A. Treviño and Melinda Navarro; nine nieces and nephews, Vivian and Carlos Gonzalez, Sergio Jr. and Estefan Treviño, John...
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Vivian Pauline Van Cleave Bryant

December 16, 1926 - March 16, 2018

On March 16, 2018, Vivian Pauline Van Cleave Bryant passed away after a sudden stroke at an active and vivid 91 years of age. Vivian was born December 16, 1926 in San Antonio to Charles Densley Van Cleave, Sr. and Pauline Robinson Van Cleave. She graduated from Edgewood High School in 1944. After graduation she studied business at Our Lady of the Lake College. On October 23, 1946, she married her...
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Geneva (Genie) Patino

May 16, 1929 - March 15, 2018

Geneva (Genie) Jane Patiño, 88, died on Thursday, 15 March 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born in San Antonio, TX on 16 May 1929. Her parents, now deceased, were Oscar B. Garza and Ann Bennett Garza. Genie graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1947 where she participated in the Lassos. Her spouse of 69 years was Tony Patiño, Jr. with whom she lived in San Antonio, Kenedy and...
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Darlyne Milstead

February 12, 1947 - March 15, 2018

Darlyne Milstead passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the age of 71. She was born on February 12, 1947 in San Antonio, TX to parents, Don and Pauline Moulder Robbins. She was preceded in death by her father. Darlyne is survived by her husband of 44 years, Larry Milstead; daughters, Kimberly Goulden, Misty Foster; grandchildren, Larissa Matchett, Ryleigh Goulden, Shayla Justin Dobie; great...
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Scott Aaron

February 3, 1971 - March 15, 2018

Scott Aaron, 47, passed away unexpectedly as a result of a motorcycle accident on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He served in the United States Air Force and retired honorably at the rank of Master Sergeant. During his time in the military he was stationed in Virginia, Hawaii, Afghanistan, and Korea. At the time of his death, Scott worked as a Computer Systems Engineer with...
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Charles F. Sugerman

July 13, 1932 - March 15, 2018

Charles Sugerman died on March 15, 2018 at the age of 85. He leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and family. Chuck was born in Chicago on July 13, 1932. His family moved to San Antonio in the 1940s. Chuck graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1950. He received his business and law degrees from the University of Texas in 1955. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1955,...
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Margarite J. West

May 30, 1923 - March 14, 2018

On March 14, 2018, Margarite West joined her husband of 67 years, W. G. West, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.P. Miller of El Campo, and her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Halling of El Campo in the life everlasting. She was 94. Margarite grew up in El Campo, Texas. She was accomplished in ballet and tap dancing, acrobatics, and was the drum major for the high school. When...
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William Alonzo Stanley IV,, DDS

March 11, 1983 - March 12, 2018

Dr. William Alonzo Stanley, IV, son of Pat and William Alonzo Stanley, III D.D.S., passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018. He is survived by his parents; his sister Patrice Pryor and brother-in-law Jason Pryor; his niece and nephew Loren and Jacob; as well as cousins, aunts, uncles, and countless friends. Dr. Stanley is a graduate of Alamo Heights High School, Class of 2001, where he played...
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JD Beeson

October 16, 1914 - March 11, 2018

JD Beeson, born October 16, 1914 in Cerrogorda, Arkansas to John Riley Beeson and Adenia Clark, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2018, at the age of 103. He was preceded in death by his parents John Riley and Adenia Beeson, his wife Elizabeth Beeson, his daughter, Barbara Durham; his brothers: Elvin Beeson, JR Beeson, Boyd Lee Beeson and Thad Beeson, and his sisters: Agnes Curry and Wilma Main...
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Benjamin Dean Holt, Jr. ("BD Peter")

April 21, 1925 - March 10, 2018

Benjamin Dean Holt, Jr. ("BD Peter"), passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018. He was born in Oakland, CA to Benjamin Dean Holt, Sr. and Loretta Wahl Holt on April 21, 1925. He graduated from Stockton High School in 1943, enlisted in the US Marine Corps and was promoted to Lieutenant after graduating from Officers Training School. After WWII, he entered the University of California at Berkeley...
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Robert George Chambers

December 11, 1924 - March 10, 2018

Robert "Bob" Chambers was born December 11, 1924 in San Antonio, Texas to Robert and Alice Duke Chambers, Sr. He went home to be with our Lord on March 10, 2018 at the age of 93. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years Rena Merkin Chambers. He is also survived by his daughter Terry Herrmann and husband Ralph, son Chris and wife Cheryl; grandchildren Tiffany Jureczki and husband Jeff,...
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Evelyn J. Kinard

January 27, 1927 - March 9, 2018

Evelyn Janet Kinard died peacefully on March 9, 2018 and was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior at the age of 91. She was born in Lakeland, Florida and grew up on a farm where she learned the value of hard work, family and sacrifice from her loving parents. She joined the Unites States Nurses Corp and attended nursing school in Tampa, Florida. While stationed in San Antonio, she met...
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Ruth Ann Lawlor

March 21, 1924 - March 8, 2018

Ruth Ann Lawlor, 93, of San Antonio, Texas, died peacefully at home on March 8, 2018. Ruth was born March 21, 1924, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to Michael Syron and Rose Moran Syron. After high school, Ruth and her family moved to New York City for better economic opportunities, and she found office work in the war industry. She also agreed to show the City sights to a boy from back...
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Amelia H. Macias

February 5, 1934 - March 7, 2018

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Amelia Huron Macias, age 84, was called home to be with our Lord on March 7 2018. She was born to loving parents, Telesforo "Ted" Huron and Angelita G. Huron. For 35 years, she was a respected and loyal employee of Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoyed her time there immensely and retired with great admiration and...
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Mary H. Talley

December 8, 1936 - March 6, 2018

Mary Helen Talley surrounded by her family, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the age of 81. She was born on December 8, 1936 in Cameron, TX to Frank Joe Braden and Hattie Ida Reynolds. She was married to the love of her life, Edwin (Leon) Talley for 60 wonderful years. During those years, Mary enjoyed being a housewife and mom to her family. She was an avid sports fan...
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Zona Kimble Berry

January 6, 1929 - March 6, 2018

Zona Jeannine Kimble Berry, daughter of Carson and Nonah Kimble was born on January 6,1929 in St. Paul, Minnesota, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. She was the wife of the Rev. Charles H. Berry, Jr. for over 67 years. Zona was preceded in death by her brothers, Donal Kimble and Gordon Kimble. She leaves a family legacy through her daughter Kristine Riojas and her...
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Doris A. Wise Hoffman

October 10, 1918 - March 5, 2018

Doris passed away at the age of 99 in her home in North Shearer Hills. A Pennsylvania native, she always prided herself in her "Pennsylvania Dutch" ancestry and relation to James Lick, who was born in the same town in 1796 and who by the time of his own death had become the wealthiest man in California. The Hoffmans moved to San Antonio in 1960 where husband Carl began working at Kelly Air...
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Liborio "Lee" Hurtado

November 9, 1971 - March 5, 2018

Liborio "Lee" Raul Hurtado, 46, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 5, 2018 after a brave fight with cancer. He is now in total and complete peace. Lee was born to Raul and Jo-Ann Hurtado on November 9, 1971 in San Antonio, Texas. He was a precocious child who was reading books by the age of three, and he always amazed his parents and relatives with his early intelligence. Throughout...
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Selma Aboud Satel

September 13, 1913 - March 5, 2018

Selma Aboud Satel died peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 104. The oldest of eight children, Selma was born to Lebanese immigrants Agnes and Jim Aboud on September 13, 1913 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Selma began working at the young age of nine and helped raise and even name her younger siblings. In 1931, she married Toffe Satel and moved to San Antonio...
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Marc McClelland

May 14, 1935 - March 4, 2018

Marc M. McClelland, Brigadier General, USAF (Retired), died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the age of 82. General McClelland was born in Newark, New Jersey. He attended public schools in New Jersey, Massachusetts, and then Brown University in Rhode Island before entering the US Air Force in 1954. Marc was commissioned through the Aviation Cadet Program in January 1956, when he graduated from Pilot...
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Norma Lee Queen Pittman

December 29, 1932 - March 2, 2018

Beloved mother, daughter, sister, friend, and affectionately known as "Grandma P", passed away from Alzheimer's disease on Friday, March 2, 2018. She was born on December 29, 1932 at the Lutheran Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri to parents, Arthur Raymond and Leah Clara Muench Queen. The oldest of three children, Norma was raised and lived the majority of her childhood in Perryville, MO and...
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Thomas Winston Lawhon

June 26, 1930 - March 1, 2018

Thomas W. Lawhon, age 87, peacefully transitioned to eternal life on March 1, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Tom was born on June 26, 1930 (on his mother's birthday) in Taylor, Texas. He graduated from Hutto High School in 1947 and went on to serve his country in the United States Navy. While on shore leave in 1951, he met his wife, Barbara, on a blind date. After a two-week courtship, they were...
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Susan M. Flores

November 7, 1967 - March 1, 2018

Susan M. Flores, age 50, went to the Lord on March 1st, 2018, in San Antonio, TX surrounded by her family. Susan was born in San Antonio, TX to Gilbert R. and Gloria A. Castano on November 7th, 1967. Susan worked for the Baptist Medical System as a surgical technician in specialty in eye surgery. She loved to travel the world such as England, Paris, London, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria,...
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Doris "Judy" Hagen

October 24, 1927 - February 27, 2018

Doris "Judy" Hagen passed away on February 27, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born on October 24, 1927 to Mary Thomason and LaMar Foster on a farm near West Branch, Iowa. Judy attended the University of Iowa and was a proud Hawkeye. She was a dedicated Army wife and mother of five that included two sets of twins born 13 months apart. She taught PE at Fort Sam Houston Elementary for 25 years and...
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David Gonzalez

April 22, 1932 - February 27, 2018

David Gonzalez, age 85, of San Antonio, died on Monday, February 27, 2018. He was born in Brownsville, TX to parents, Hijinio and Luz Gonzalez. In 1950 David joined the USAF. He was honorably discharged in 1972 and retired from Civil service as an Engineer. David earned several awards and commendations throughout his Air Force and Civil Service Career. David found pleasure in many things to...
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Carlos E. Rodriguez

October 26, 1937 - February 26, 2018

Mr. Carlos E. Rodriguez peacefully passed away in San Antonio at the age 80 with his family at his side. Carlos was a loving father and grandfather who enjoyed traveling with his grandchildren and spending time with his family. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Quarry Manager for Alamo Concrete. During his military career, he studied Judo Arts and skillfully...
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James William Yancy

January 13, 1924 - February 25, 2018

Dr. James William Yancy born in Killeen, Texas on January 13, 1924 to the late John William Yancy and Ola Lee Young Yancy, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018. He was the only child and was raised on the family's ranch. He went to John Tarleton College and was the President of the Baptist Training Union. He graduated from Baylor Dental School in 1946. After graduating from Dental School, he...
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Lucile M Teal

November 7, 1930 - February 24, 2018

Lucile M. Teal, age 87, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on November 7, 1930 in San Antonio to Louis Barajas and Frances Rodriguez. She was a graduate of Ursaline Academy, and put herself through the School of Nursing in Incarnate Word College. She was a Registered Nurse of over 30 years at the Nix Hospital, retiring as a Supervisor. Lucile had seven...
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Patricia Ann Edwards Liberto

December 5, 1935 - February 24, 2018

Mrs. Patricia Ann Edwards Liberto (Mimi) went to be with her Lord, at the age of 82, on Saturday, February 24th in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on December 5th, 1935, in San Antonio to Dr. H.H. Edwards and his wife Naomi Quigley Edwards. She attended Incarnate Word grade school and high school. Patricia was vice president of her sophomore class, and was the class treasurer her senior year,...
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Ruth Perez Gonzales

January 24, 1930 - February 24, 2018

Ruth Perez Gonzales was born January 24, 1930 in Kingsville, Texas to Abundio and Eligia V. Perez. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Romeo R. Perez. After graduation from Mission High School, she attended Pan American College and completed her studies at Draughon's Business College of San Antonio. In 1953, Ruth married the love of her life, Noé E. Gonzales, and they...
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Dorothy Scott Waugh Watson

January 1, 1916 - February 24, 2018

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, soon to be great, great grandmother, and friend too many, Dorothy Scott Waugh Watson died February 24, 2018. Dorothy was the first baby born in Riverside, CA on January 1, 1916 to Major William Hammond Waugh and Queen Scott Waugh. Dorothy graduated from high school in Fort Dix, New Jersey and from Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia. ...
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Grace M. McGinty

October 31, 1932 - February 23, 2018

Grace M McGinty, 85, of Concord, NC, passed away Feb. 23, 2018. Born October 31, 1932, in McKeesport, PA, to the late John & Elizabeth Swainson, she was the 4th born in a family of 5 siblings. After marrying her husband, Francis, they moved several times as part of his Air Force commitments until finally settling in San Antonio, TX, where they ultimately retired. Grace had a passion for her...
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James Rousseau Smith

December 8, 1960 - February 23, 2018

James Rousseau Smith born in San Antonio, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the age of 57. He was born December 8, 1960 to the late John Leonard and Mary Margaret Heib Smith. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. James was faithful and he loved the Lord. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy. After the military, James became a Land...
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Alma M. De La Rosa

June 9, 1929 - February 22, 2018

Mrs. Alma Martinez De La Rosa born in Pearsall, TX, age 88, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 66 years Agapito De La Rosa; sisters Anita and Ramona; children Frank, Andy and Norma (Tony); grandchildren Jeffrey, Robert (Jennifer), Jennifer (Eddie), Jason, Belinda and Chris (Veronica); and great grandchildren Jonathon, Easton, Addison, Rylan, Samantha,...
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Sergio 'Lucci" Gama

June 21, 1991 - February 21, 2018

Sergio "Lucci" Gama, age 26, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Lucci worked as a promotor in the music industry and is a loving son, brother, father and friend. He is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Ramon Pecina and his uncles, Juan Ramon Pecina and Pete Arreguin. Lucci is survived by his mother, Ana Gama; father, Martin Gama; children: Sergio...
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Robert Alan Karam

December 6, 1949 - February 21, 2018

Robert Alan Karam December 6, 1949 - February 21, 2018 Robert Alan Karam went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2018. He was born on December 6, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas. His education began at St. Paul Parochial School, he graduated from Central Catholic High School and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Mary's University. While in college, he was elected Vice...
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Howard L. Kochwelp

November 29, 1925 - February 21, 2018

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away peacefully at the age of 92 in the company of his loving wife Patricia. Howard was born in Brenham, Texas to William H. and Ida Mae Kochwelp. While attending Blinn Jr. College, he was accepted into the Air Force during WWII, and called to active duty at the age of 18. After the war, he graduated from the University of...
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John A. Munoz, SAPD (Ret)

January 29, 1930 - February 21, 2018

John A. Munoz entered into rest on February 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by his son, Dr. Mark Munoz, in 2016. Lt. Munoz is survived by his loving wife, Elaine Munoz; daughter, Debbie Wood; Sons, Morris E. Munoz, Jeff J. Munoz, Danny A. Munoz, and daughter, Kim Davenport. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A graveside service with Air Force and San...
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Jesus "Jesse" Lejia Guzman

November 14, 1946 - February 20, 2018

Jesus "Jesse" Lejia Guzman, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. A 1966 graduate from Fox Tech, he enjoyed sports while in high school. He was a fun and energetic person to be with, he will be missed by his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Feliciano and Manuela Guzman. Jesse is survived by his first cousin, Josephine Barrientes and numerous cousins and...
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Mary Alice Gueringer

August 13, 1927 - February 20, 2018

Mary Alice Gueringer, age 90, passed away on February 20, 2018. Mary Alice was born on August 13, 1927, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Hilda (Niklaus) and Clarence Ehrhardt. Mary loved her childhood in New Orleans, filled with memories of doting relatives and Mardi Gras. At 13, her family moved to San Antonio, which she also loved, making it her permanent home. At this time she joined a...
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Fred Jacob Byrod, US Army (Ret)

September 12, 1946 - February 19, 2018

A proud veteran, father and grand-père, Fred J. Byrod, age 71, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018. He was born on September 12, 1946 in Bryn Mawr, PA to wonderful parents Fred and Doris Byrod. Fred began a long career with the U.S. military as a Special Forces Division MAC-V-SOG combat medic in Vietnam. He continued to serve his country in Desert Shield, and later with positions in the...
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Roy Edward McGinnis

October 7, 1923 - February 19, 2018

Mr. Roy E. McGinnis, age 94, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Monday, February 19, 2018 at his home in San Antonio, TX. He was born on October 7, 1923 in Kansas City, MO to Edward Hubert "Mac" McGinnis and the former Lucy Rutt. He was preceded in death by his father and his mother, younger brother Robert, and son Bryan Stuart McGinnis. He is survived by his wife of sixty-nine years...
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Irene Clara Jewell

September 14, 1928 - February 19, 2018

Mrs. Irene Clara Jewell, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on September 14, 1928 in St. Hedwig, TX to Henry Stanush and Victoria Dudek. Irene was married for almost 54 years to her husband Lt. Col. Gerald V. Jewell. She worked as a teacher's aide for the school system, she loved fishing in Rockport and she enjoyed her family. Irene was a devoted Catholic...
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Charles B. Stuckey III

December 29, 1994 - February 19, 2018

December 29, 1994 – February 19, 2018 "Predictability is boring and I refuse to live a boring life." – CBS III Charles Bryan Stuckey III born December 29, 1994, went to be with the Lord on February 19, 2018. Charles grew up in San Antonio and graduated from Alamo Heights High School in 2013. He attended the University of Mississippi following his graduation, and he was an active...
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Virginia R. "Ginny" Morrow

July 30, 1940 - February 19, 2018

Virginia Rebecca "Ginny" Morrow, age 77, peacefully passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018. Ginny was born on July 30, 1940 in Columbia Furnace, Va. to parents Robert Greenberry and Hazel Virginia Heishman Larkin. She grew up in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley with one brother, Everett and four sisters, Faye, Helen, Doris, and Judy. She was a graduate of Edinburg High School in Edinburg, Va....
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David F. Sweeney

September 10, 1934 - February 18, 2018

When we speak of the greatest generation, we feel our "Dad" was the best. Lt. Col. David F. Sweeney, age 83, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018. He bravely piloted his aircraft during the Vietnam War and was highly decorated along with his buddies in his many flights over Vietnam. Lt. Col Sweeney is survived by his beloved wife, Martha Sweeney; children: Michael D. Sweeney and Laura...
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Rosalinda C. Keiser

February 16, 2018

Mrs. Rosalinda C. Keiser, 91, our wonderful aunt, was reunited on Friday, February 16, 2018 with her husband Rodger D. Keiser along with her parents Angelita Lozano and Guadalupe Cavazos; sisters Gloria Cavazos, Rosa Frausto and Rosaura Saucier Vann; brother Richard Cavazos; nephew Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Vann; and nieces Gloria Calvert and Pat Saucier. She is survived by her nieces Virginia and...
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Janie Pizzini

July 12, 1924 - February 16, 2018

Janie Pizzini, age 93, born in San Antonio, Texas, passed to eternal peace on Friday, February 16, 2018. She is reunited with her husband, Ernest B. Pizzini, Jr., along with her parents and four of her siblings. Janie was truly loved and will be greatly missed by her daughter, Loretta Pizzini Mendoza, and her husband, Rodney C. Mendoza; and her son, Ernest B. Pizzini, III, and his wife,...
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Emilio Edward Colon

July 8, 1946 - February 15, 2018

Emilio Edward Colón, passed away on February 15, 2018 at the age of 71. He was born July 8, 1946 in San Antonio, TX. He attended Jefferson High School in San Antonio and after graduation enlisted to the United States Marine Corp. He served 3 years with the Marines and fought in the Vietnam War. He was a Knight of Columbus 3rd Degree Member of Council No. 2153 and 4th Degree Member of...
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Walter G. Thomas

June 18, 1920 - February 15, 2018

THOMAS Walter G. June 18, 1920 – February 15, 2018 Born in White Castle, Louisiana on June 18, 1920, Thomas was educated in public schools and attended Louisiana State University. He graduated from the University's School of Commerce with Honors in January 1943. He was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), and served as a Founding Member of the social fraternity of Delta Chi at the...
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Salvador M. Garcia

September 18, 1925 - February 15, 2018

Salvador M. Garcia September 18, 1925 – February 15, 2018 Salvador M. Garcia, age 92, of San Antonio Texas, originally from Monclova Mexico died Wednesday February 15, 2018. Salvador was a loving and dedicated family patriarch, caring at all times for family and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 60 years, Oralia Vasquez Garcia, his parents Salvador Garcia Chavez...
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Florence Rosholt Jowdy

June 29, 1920 - February 14, 2018

Florence "Flo" Jowdy was born in Warba, Minnesota to Theodore Hans and Doris Joyce Rosholt, and had one brother, Charles Mathias Rosholt. Her dad's family came from Norway, her mother traced her roots to the American Revolution. Flo grew up on the family farm with tales from her grandmother about traveling across the plains in a covered wagon; and her mother drove a buggy to teach at the local...
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Mary Ann Barbara Diegelman Hertel

November 12, 1934 - February 14, 2018

Mary Ann Hertel, age 83, went to be with our gracious Lord on February 14, 2018. She passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side at her daughter's home in San Antonio, Texas. Mary Ann was born on November 12, 1934, in Buffalo, New York to Freda and Sylvester Diegelman. She spent her entire life in Buffalo where she attended Mount Saint Mary Academy. After raising her five children,...
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Beth W. Eidelberg

September 26, 1933 - February 14, 2018

Beth W. Eidelberg September 26, 1933 - February 14, 2018 Beth Eidelberg Stern, nee Beth Elaine Weidenfeld, died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in San Antonio at the age of 84. She was born in San Antonio, TX on September 26, 1933, to Anna and Amnon Weidenfeld. She was well known in the San Antonio fine arts community for over half a century as a painter, distinguished by her detailed...
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Humberto (Bert) Villarreal Reyes

December 15, 1928 - February 13, 2018

Humberto (Bert) Villarreal Reyes--Texas cattleman, auctioneer, and father--died on February 13, 2018 at age 89. Bert was the middle of 14 children born to Carlos Reyes B. of Durango, Mexico and Maria Villarreal of Goliad, Texas. He was raised on a farm outside Berclair, Texas. He attended a two-room, segregated Mexican-only school until he went to Goliad High School, where he graduated in 1946...
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Claude "Pepper" Snodgrass

January 13, 1940 - February 12, 2018

Claude "Pepper" Snodgrass January 13, 1940-February 12, 2018 Claude Matthew ("Pepper") Snodgrass, 78, of San Antonio, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. Pepper, as he was known to everyone, was born on January 13, 1940, in Austin, and spent much of his childhood in Wimberley, living on Old Kyle Road, on Wimberley Square. A precocious child, Pepper's increasingly debilitating...
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H. Douglas Steadman

October 12, 1926 - February 12, 2018

Douglas Steadman was born to Homer Thomas Steadman & Lillian Sanders Steadman on October 12th, 1926 in Fort Worth, Texas. Doug was the eldest of four children, Ernest Clifton Steadman, Carolyn Sue Samsill and Sandra Kay Marshall. Doug attended public schools in Fort Worth and then attended University of Texas as part of the United States Navy V-12 Program. He received his Bachelors of Science...
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Eugene "Gene" Zimmerman

January 23, 1945 - February 12, 2018

EUGENE GEORGE ZIMMERMAN 1/23/1945-2/12/2018 Eugene "Gene" Zimmerman, aged 73, passed away Monday, February 12th, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Gene grew up in Tucson where he loved the mountains and open spaces of Southern Arizona. In a junior high science fair project, he built a rocket, long before rocket-building kits were available. This rocket-building project sparked a lifelong...
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Clement Clem William Dooley, Jr.

July 9, 1931 - February 11, 2018

Clement "Clem" William Dooley Jr., passed away on February 11, 2018, after living life fully for 86 wonderful years. He was born on July 9, 1931, in San Antonio, Texas. He grew up there and attended Thomas Jefferson High School where he met the love of his life, Mary Edna De Larrea. They were married on March 31, 1951. Soon after, they moved to San Diego, California, where Clem served in the Navy...
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William "Blake" Jackson

March 4, 1999 - February 11, 2018

William "Blake" Jackson was born on March 4, 1999 and passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Blake attended Elementary, Middle and High School in Alamo Heights Independent School District. He received his diploma in 2017. He loved all creatures great and small. He would rescue any stray animal that he saw. He was gifted in drawing, design and cooking. He could...
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Alan D. Clark, Jr.

August 16, 1940 - February 10, 2018

Alan D. Clark, Jr., age 77, of San Antonio, Tx, born August 16, 1940, died February 10, 2018. Alan was a graduate of Alamo Heights High School, attended Texas A&M University and served his country in the United States Army before finding and marrying the love of his life Rodda Jean Clark who preceded Alan in death on October 31, 2015. Alan was a man of great love, generosity, patience, and faith...
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Mary Louise Staine

August 9, 1926 - February 9, 2018

Mary Louise Staine, age 91, passed peacefully into the arms of God on Friday, February, 9, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born the 9th of August 1926 to Georgie Una and Sam Sibert in Houston, Texas. She grew up in the Heights, graduating from Reagan High School, and lived in Houston until 2008 when she moved to San Antonio. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her mother, Georgie, and...
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Arnold "Pic" Swartz

June 28, 1927 - February 9, 2018

Though he was known as a businessman who served on numerous boards, Arnold "Pic" Swartz also loved the arts. Director of cultural affairs for HemisFair '68, Swartz brought a folk-art exhibit by Alexander Girard and sports photography from his hometown of Baltimore to the world's fair. He also arranged for the Bolshoi Ballet to perform in Texas for the first time. "He really loved San Antonio, and...
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Patricia Sue Davis

March 5, 1933 - February 8, 2018

Lt. Col. Patricia Sue Davis, age 84, of San Antonio, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Lt. Col. Davis was born in Ganado, Texas. She graduated from Freeport High School in 1950. She attended Sam Houston State University, receiving a BS in Art and Education in 1954. She subsequently earned her Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Southwest Texas State University. In...
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Dulcie M. Byron

July 31, 1922 - February 8, 2018

Dulcie M. Byron passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Charles Edward Byron; her parents, Grier Garland and Ludie Bryant Garland; her sister Lucille, and brothers Leland, Ralph, Deloy, Johnny, Adron, Max, and Joe. She is survived by her children: Nancy Byron (San Antonio, TX), Garland E. Byron (Sharon) ...
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Herbert M. Schrader

July 13, 1933 - February 7, 2018

Herbert M. Schrader, age 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in San Antonio. He was born in Bronx, NY to parents, Jack and Helen Schrader. Herb began his shoe career in Memphis with Wexner Brothers. His career spanned over 30 years, where he ran their organizations in Philadelphia, Atlanta and Chicago. Herb moved back to New York in the 1980s. In 1986, they moved to San...
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Diana Murray

February 7, 2018

Diana Lynn Murray, age 69, gained Eternal life on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by, brothers, Eugene Pruski and Wilfred Pruski; parents, Theodore and Emma Pruski. Diana retired from the Northeast Independent School District after 20 plus years of service. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, son, daughter-in-law and furry companion...
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Jim E. Hammons

December 24, 1928 - February 6, 2018

In Memoriam Jim E. Hammons was born in Goree, Texas, on Christmas Eve, 1928, to Ruby and Nettie Hammons, the first of five children. He slipped peacefully into the loving arms of God on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the age of 89 at The Mission at Blue Skies of Texas. He enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps in 1946 at the age of 17. While at Lackland Air Force Base, he met Evelyn Shofner,...
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Rodolfo "Rudy" M. Salinas

September 27, 1943 - February 6, 2018

Rodolfo "Rudy" M. Salinas, age 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. He was born in Nordheim, Texas to parents, Genoveva Moya and Desidoro "Lolo" Salinas. Born the "baby" of four boys, he was always a jokester and a kid at heart, bringing his signature humor to every family gathering. Whether it was with a funny face, sharing a personal story or teasing his grandkids, Rudy...
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Wayne H. King

May 24, 1936 - February 6, 2018

Wayne Hamilton King passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 6, 2018. Wayne was born on May 24, 1936 in Luling, Texas. He attended schools in San Antonio and graduated from high school in Kenedy, Texas in 1954. Wayne is preceded in death by his parents, Alton and Lucille Frerking, and his brother, Bob King. He received a B.S. in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering and a...
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Eva Velasco Russ

May 24, 1945 - February 5, 2018

Eva Velasco Russ, age 72, went to be in the arms of her Lord on Monday, February 5, 2018. She was born to parents, Francisca and Pedro Vara Velasco. She graduated from South San Antonio I.S.D. and received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland. Eva was a life-member of the VFW and a member of the American Legion. She was preceded in death by her parents; and 6 brothers and...
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Charles Joseph Curry, USAF (Ret)

July 19, 1930 - February 5, 2018

Charles Joseph Curry, age 87, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. Born to wonderful parents, Joseph and Margaret Mary Curry in Needham, Massachusetts in July 19, 1930. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving his country honorably in the US Air Force. Being a devout Catholic, Charles was a 30-year member of San Fernando Cathedral and served as an acolyte. He was a member of...
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Janet Ruth Straach Muery

February 1, 1937 - February 3, 2018

Born in San Angelo, Texas on February 1, 1937 she was educated in public schools in Miles, Texas. She was baptized on April 4, 1937 at Zoar Evangelical Church in Rowena, Texas. Janet along with her family were active members at Trinity Lutheran Church in Miles, Texas. She played softball in minor league for the City of Miles, was captain of the girls' basketball team her senior year, and was a...
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Mary Lou Griffith

July 5, 1920 - February 3, 2018

Mary Lou (Powell) Griffith July 5, 1920- February 3, 2018 Born to Birdie Clyde (Smith) and John Powell in Dallas, Texas. At 3 years of age, she moved to San Antonio with her mother. She had a tremendous love of music and movies starting in elementary school. In 1937, Mary Lou graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School, San Antonio, Texas. She was the Senior Class Treasurer, a 2nd Lt. R.O...
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Mark H. Scheffler, Ed.D.

November 5, 1946 - February 3, 2018

Mark H. Scheffler, age 71, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 after battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Mark will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 44 years, Carol Scheffler; son, Brian Scheffler and wife Tracey; sister, Janie Eichholtz and husband Bill; grandchildren, Reese Scheffler, Taylor Walsh, Kennedy Walsh, and Zach Walsh; nieces and nephews, Jeffrey Bailey, Matthew Bailey,...
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Lucrecia Garcia Ariza

March 29, 1921 - February 3, 2018

Lucrecia Garcia Ariza, age 96, of San Antonio, died Saturday, February 3, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rafael Ariza Rengel; son, Jose Rafael Ariza; son-in-law, Dr. Roland C. Rodriguez and grandson, Joseph Ariza. She is survived by her daughters, Maria Cristina Rodriguez and Lucrecia A. DeFrancesco and son-in-law, Augustin DeFrancesco; numerous grandchildren, great...
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Curtis Reed, Jr.

September 25, 1924 - February 2, 2018

Curtis Reed, Jr. SSGT, US Army (Ret.), age 93, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. He was born in Neelyville, Missouri to parents, Floyd and Leoita (Lumpkin) Reed. He served his country for 22 years before retiring. Curtis then worked at Kelly Air Force Base in the electrical aviation for another 20 years before retiring again. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann; his son, Curtis Michael ...
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Leland B. Schultz

September 15, 1927 - February 2, 2018

Our beloved father, Leland B. Schultz, age 90, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Friday, February 2, 2018 at his home in San Antonio. He was born in Carmine, Texas to parents, Clara Wolle and Arnold Schultz. Leland served in the U.S. Army and played in the 4th Army Band. After his service, he dedicated his life to teaching music, where he left a lasting impression on his students. The...
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Guadalupe Munoz Hernandez

October 28, 1936 - January 31, 2018

Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, has gone to heaven to be with the Lord. Guadalupe Munoz Hernandez, age 81, passed away peacefully at home from natural causes on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. She was born to Apolonio and Mercedes Morales Munoz in San Antonio, TX. A 1954 graduate of Sydney Lanier High School, she continued her education at SW Texas University and graduated...
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Raul M. Gonzalez

September 20, 1931 - January 31, 2018

Raul M. Gonzalez, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at his home in San Antonio. He was a proud Korean War veteran who cherished his family and lived to put a smile on their faces. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria R. Gonzalez; brothers, Richard, Joe, and Gilbert Gonzalez; and sister, Dora Campa. Raul is survived by his daughters, Linda Stofko (Don), Diane...
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Mary Helen Black Dippo

May 4, 1925 - January 31, 2018

Mary Helen Black Dippo was born in Jersey Shore, PA, on May 4, 1925, the second youngest of ten children to William and Agnes Black. She later moved to Troy, NY, where she met the love of her life, William (Bill) G. Dippo. After he returned from fighting in WWII as a member of General Patton's Third Army, 11th Armored Division, they married at Fort Holibird, MD, on January 17, 1948. Mary...
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Rita Jane Sullivan

November 30, 1930 - January 29, 2018

Rita Jane Sullivan, 87, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, January 29th, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born on November 30th, 1930 in Blythe, Northumberland, England to John and Ethel Sadd. After surviving World War II, she enlisted in the Royal Air Force where she met her husband, Luther Dayne Sullivan. She spent many hours volunteering with...
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Olga Medina

November 29, 1942 - January 29, 2018

Olga Medina, age 75, went to be with our Lord on January 29, 2018 in San Antonio. She was preceded in death by her parents Jose Trevino and Ramona Gonzales, and sisters Evangelina Rivera and Elva Singletary. Olga was born in Robstown, Texas, graduated from Incarnate Word Academy in Corpus Christi, and was a member of the Primadebs Girls Social Club. She was a loving passionate wife, mother,...
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Sylvia M. Bebinger

March 18, 1927 - January 29, 2018

Celebrate with her family the life of Floy "Sylvia" Martin Bebinger following her death on January 29, 2018. Sylvia was a mother, teacher, and disciple of Christ always eager to proclaim God's word in her thoughts and actions. Sylvia, a part of God's word and truth, was formed in the womb of Floy Silvey Martin in the summer of 1926 and on March 18, 1927 in Amarillo, Texas, she was born. When...
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Eva T. Guerra

November 8, 1925 - January 29, 2018

Eva T. Guerra, went to be with the Lord on January 29, 2018 at the age of 92. She loved to listen to music and dance. She enjoyed life and socializing with her neighbors and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband John C. Guerra Jr., daughter Mary Jo Spahr, sister Emma Vega, brother Robert Torres and sister in law Gloria Torres. Eva is survived by her two sons John C. Guerra III and his...
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Paula O. Martinez

June 17, 1934 - January 29, 2018

Paula O. Martinez was born June 17, 1934. She fell asleep in death on January 29, 2018 at the age of 83. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Martinez, Sr., daughter Rosemary O. Martinez and sons, Robert E. Martinez, Jr. and Daniel Martinez. She is survived by her children Angela K. Rocha (Ernest), Alfred De Los Santos (Yolanda), Fernando De Los Santos, Mary De Los Santos, Rosie...
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Guadalupe Amador Sanchez

February 27, 1929 - January 28, 2018

Guadalupe Amador Sanchez, age 88 of San Antonio, went to be with the Lord on January 28, 2018 after a long courageous fight against continued health issues. She was born on February 27, 1929 in Seguin, Texas to Eustaquio and Guadalupe Robles Amador. Lupe is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Louis Sanchez, and her sister, Lina Amador. She is survived by her sister, Angela Salazar; nieces...
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Melvin Albert Schoening

December 7, 1921 - January 28, 2018

Melvin Albert Schoening passed away on January 28th, 2018 at the age of 96. He was born on December 7, 1921 in Mission, Texas. Melvin enlisted with the Army Air Corps in 1942. Honorably discharged after an accident in the Philippines in 1945, he returned to Texas to marry Kathryn Grey Bennett on January 24, 1946. They recently celebrated their 71st anniversary and Kathryn was certainly the...
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Harriet Craig Sullivan

July 12, 1941 - January 27, 2018

It is with great sadness that the sons of Harriet Craig Sullivan, known to friends as "Craig", passed away on January 27, 2018, at the age of 76 years. Craig began her career with Mary-Kay Cosmetics in 1974 until 2005. She soon became a Senior Executive Sales Director, winning 13 pink Cadillacs during the course of her career. Craig was courageous; an ambitious woman of her time and a...
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William Joseph Fitzgerald

June 25, 1925 - January 26, 2018

Bill Fitzgerald Veteran of WWII, Korean War & Vietnam War It is with great sadness that the family of Bill Fitzgerald announces his passing after a brief illness on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the age of 92 years. Bill Fitzgerald was born in Cambridge, Mass on June 25, 1925 and was the third of five children of two immigrants from Ireland. He spent his early childhood attending St John's...
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Edward P. Socha

June 23, 1936 - January 26, 2018

Edward P. Socha, age 81, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 in Spring Branch, Texas. He was born on June 23, 1936 in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts to Peter and Mary (Spieczny) Socha. Ed retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer on April 1st, 1984 after serving for 30 years. He then went into Civil Service, running Special Services at the Trident Submarine Base in Silverdale, WA. for...
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Angeles O. Vasquez

January 13, 1938 - January 26, 2018

Angeles O. Vasquez, known to her friends and relatives as "Angie" or " Maca" went to be with the Lord, her husband, loved ones and her many friends on Friday, January 26, 2018. She was a fun and very loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was known to family and friends as the "kind of crazy", fun and full of life lady that kept most things entertaining. ...
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