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Maria E. Garcia


Maria E. Garcia, of Douglas, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 3, 2019, in Tucson, AZ at the age of 87.  Maria was born August 2, 1932 in Bacerac, Sonora, Mexico. She loved to cook and bake especially during the holidays. She also enjoyed gardening and always had beautiful plants, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Cruz B. Garcia Sr., daughters Elia Sanchez and Susana Gonzalez. Surviving her is son Cruz E. Garcia Jr. (Maria), daughters Yolanda (Rudy) Rodriguez, Norma (Raul) Morales, Sara (Bobby) Monje, Angelina (Raul) Lopez, Cecilia (Rusty) Kastner, son-in law Alfredo Sanchez, 27 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Viewing will be held Sunday December 15th from 6 pm to 9 pm with rosary at 7:00 pm at St. Lukes Church. Mass will be Monday December 16th at 11:00 am at St. Lukes Church. Her final resting place will be at Calvary Cemetery next to her husband Cruz Sr. Pallbearers will be Anthony Rodriguez, Jacob Mapp, Amador Varela, Raul Lopez Jr., Danny Gonzalez, and Jason Lopez.  Care entrusted to Alex Espinosa Funeral Home.

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