Maria R Guzaman
Born on May 9, 1923
MARIA REYES GUZMAN
VICTORIA - Maria R. Reyes Guzman, age 89, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013. She was born May 9, 1923 in Panna Maria, Texas to the late Candelaria Torres Gonzales and Juan Reyes. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. She was a retired housekeeper for Texan Nursing and Rehab East (formerly Retama East).
She enjoyed gardening and growing her many plants, flowers, and tomatoes. Many knew her as the "Plant Lady" and her family affectionately called here their "Garden Angel". She loved to spend time with her family and grandchildren, and her little dog, "Pepe". She was always active and liked to dance.
She is survived by her son, Ismael Rodriguez and wife Irma of Victoria; daughters, Eufemia Garcia of San Angelo, Candelaria R. Reyna (Arthur Trevino), and Emma R. Leos both of Victoria; and 28 grandchildren, 86 great grandchildren, and 50 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Alicia Gonzales; grandsons, Eddie Reyna, Alcario Reyna Jr., Joe Pena III; granddaughter, Monica Yah; great grandson, Elijah L. Rodriguez; and her brothers, Juan Reyes, Leonardo Reyes, and Hilario Reyes.
Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Colonial Funeral Home, and a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Tuesday. The Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, however, the service time is pending for Wednesday. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ray Puente Jr., Henry B. Pena III, Ray Garcia Jr., Albert Gonzales, Omar Rodriguez, and Gerald Reyna..
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Texas, 605 E. Locust, Victoria, Texas 77901.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com