Mrs. Petra G. Gonzalez , age 96, of Roma/Los Saenz, Texas, was called to be with the Lord on Thursday afternoon, June 22, 2023.
She was born May 13, 1927, in Dr Arroyo, Nuevo León. The daughter of the late Juan and Celsa Gaytan. As a young girl Petra along with her family moved to the United States and resided in McAllen,Texas. She married the late Servando Gonzalez and moved to Los Saenz, Texas and lived there until her death.
Petra was a life long member of Sagrado Corazon de Jesus at Holy Family Church in Los Saenz, Texas, where she was an active member. Petra enjoyed teaching CCD classes and was an active member in her church where she served as a Eucharist Minister and Lecturer. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Petra is preceded in death by her husband, Servando Gonzalez Sr. and her son, Fernando A. Gonzalez.
Petra is survived by her daughter Thelma Canales (Octavio) and son Servando Gonzalez Jr. Grandchildren; Analea Cavazos (Lauro), Rachel Canales (Jorge), Dana Canales, Marie Delilies Canales, Ricco A. González (Brenda), Andre A. González, Servando González Jr, & Marla Ann Ramos (Luis) and 13 great grandchildren. Her siblings: Antonia Romero, Juan Gaytan Jr., Marina Melendez, Mercedes Zuniga, Paz Vasquez,
Imelda Jiménez . She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.
Funeral service will be held at Sanchez Funeral Home in Roma-Los Sáenz, Texas. Visitation is from 1pm to 8pm with Rosary at 6:00 pm. Funeral Mass officiated by Rev. Pablo Wilham, will be at 10:00am on Monday June 26, 2023, Holy Family Catholic Church followed by a graveside service at The Los Sáenz Cemetery, Roma-Los Sáenz, Texas
Petra’s family will serve as pallbearers.
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