Ernesto Garza
Ernesto Garza
Ernesto Garza

Obituary of Ernesto Ector Garza

Ernesto Ector “Coy” Garza, 74, of Harlingen, Texas, passed away on July 9, 2019 in Harlingen, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan G. and Maria Garza; one sister, Emma J. Robledo; one brother, Eleazar “Bessie” Garza; and one brother-in-law, Albert Montalvo.

Ernesto is survived by five children: Cynthia Elizabeth Garza, Rebecca Yvonne Garza, Richard Edward Garza, David Anthony Garza, and Abby Marie Garza; as well as several grandchildren; one brother, John T. (Maria Elena) Garza; and two sisters, Mary Sue (Fred) Villarreal and Diana Montalvo.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home with military honors to be conducted by VFW Post 2035 of Brownsville, Texas.

A graveside service will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas.

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

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Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Friday, July 19, 2019
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States


11:00 am
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery
2520 Inspiration Rd
Mission, Texas, United States