MARIA 'MARY' BURGOS GARCIA VICTORIA - Maria 'Mary' Burgos-Garcia, 84, passed away on June 22, 2020 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Brownsville, Texas, where she married and started her family of 4 boys and 1 girl. The family moved to Victoria in 1970, after being a homemaker, Mary started working at Dillard's Department Store in Better Women's Dresses. Mary's approach to customer service drove high volume sales and she won multiple Pace Setter sales awards for many years before retiring from Dillard's. In retirement, Mary was a member of the Catholic Daughters of Our Lady of Victory and worked to support and help care for those that were disadvantaged or ill. She also enjoyed traveling including the occasional trip to the Casino to give back. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jose G. Burgos; 3 brothers; sister, Carmen; and mother, Lazara Marin-Martinez. Mary is survived by her children, Joe Paul Burgos (Susan), David Burgos (Laura), Carlos Burgos (Norma), Edward Burgos, Debbie Burgos-Pfeifer (Sean) and devoted husband, Mario Garcia; and step daughters, Leticia Gonzales, Velma Rendon (Ray), Silvia King and Cheryl Waller. She was blessed with 18 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and a step great grandson. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 4 to 6 pm at Rosewood Funeral Chapel. A Rosary will be held at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 1:30 pm followed by a Funeral Mass at 2:00 pm. Pallbearers are Robert Alvear, Luis Burgos, Sam Burgos, Eric Burgos, Colin Burgos and Nick Pfeifer. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com
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