Elena Garcia

Obituary of Elena Atkinson Garcia

Elena Atkinson Garcia, 80, of Rio Hondo, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was a life-long resident of Rio Hondo, and a member of the Eucharistic Ministery at St. Helen’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed dancing, serving, at the church and gardening. She also enjoyed helping and donating to people in need. Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Rachel Zuniga, Lillian Amaya, Leticia Diaz, Robert Garcia, Jr. and Oscar Garcia; grandchildren, Andrew Zuniga, Anthony Zuniga, Monica Urias, Mathew Zuniga, Marissa E. Amaya, Michael Amaya, Nicholas Amaya, Alexis Diaz, Chelsea Diaz, Dylan Garcia, Thalia Garcia and Raven Garcia. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 5 p.m., until 9 p.m., with the recitation of the holy rosary to begin at 7 p.m., at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 23, at St. Helen’s Catholic Church, 228 Huisache Ave., Rio Hondo, TX, with burial to follow at Mont Meta Memorial Park. Honored to be serving as Elena's pallbearers are Andrew Zuniga, Anthony, Zuniga Mathew Zuniga, Michael Zuniga, Mario Amaya and Nicholas Amaya. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 virus, all individuals are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines by socially distancing a minimum space of 6 feet apart and must wear face covers or masks. You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort, flowers, or sympathy cards to the family of Elena Atkinson Garcia at www.thomaegarza.com. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors and Crematorium, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.
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Thursday
22
April

Visitation

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Thomae Garza Funeral Home
395 S Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
956-399-1331
Thursday
22
April

Rosary

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Thomae Garza Funeral Home
395 S Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
956-399-1331
Friday
23
April

Funeral Mass

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, April 23, 2021
St Helen's Catholic Church
228 Huisache St
Rio Hondo, Texas, United States
Friday
23
April

Burial

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, April 23, 2021
Mont Meta Memorial Park
Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States