Berta Ochoa
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Obituary of Berta Ochoa

Berta C. Ochoa, 93, of Port Isabel, Texas, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Port Isabel, Texas surrounded by her loving family.

Berta was a lifetime resident of Port Isabel, Texas and a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. She was also a member of the Guadulapanas.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Santiago Ochoa Jr.; son, Rolando Ochoa; 3 sons in law, Jesus R. Garza, Reyes Guillen, and Juan Manuel Lopez; 2 grandchildren, Joe Fronoy Ochoa Jr. and Liza A. Garcia; 2 great grandsons, Andres Bernal and Ernest R. Grienier; 2 great granddaughters, Beatrice Ramirez and Rosemary Garza; 2 brothers, Jose and Felipe Camacho; and 3 sisters, Carmela La Blanc, Josefina Medrano, and Julia Puentes.

Left to cherish her memory are her 6 children, Nora Guillen, Jose Fronoy (Amelia) Ochoa Sr., Santiago (Sofia) Ochoa III, Maria de Jesus “M.J.” Garza, Patricia (Arturo) Bennett, and Sally Ochoa, 33 grandchildren; 106 great grandchildren; 86 great-great grandchildren; and 1 sister, Veronica Cantu.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito. Visitation will continue from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with a holy rosary at 7:00 p.m., at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 705 S. Longoria St. in Port Isabel, Texas.

Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Port Isabel City Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers: Carr Grienier, JimLeo Ochoa, Santiago Ochoa IV, Diego Garza, Javy Lopez, and Angelo Ortega.

You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Bertha C. Ochoa at:

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors and Crematorium, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.