Maria Benitez

Maria Gloria Benitez (Pesina)

Saturday, March 16th, 1946 - Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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Maria Gloria P. Benitez went to be with the Lord July 5, 2020 at the age of 74. She was born in Victoria, Texas March 16, 1946 to the late Felimeno and Santos Pesina.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 10, 2020 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm with a rosary to be recited at 6:00 pm at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Highway, Victoria.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 9:00 am at Santisima Trinidad Catholic Church, 2901 Pleasant Green, Victoria, with interment to follow at Wood Hi Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Trevino, Caleb Benitez, Kenneth McNary, Jonathon Gutierrez, Dontre Hawkins and Izaiah Johnson.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter Concepcion "Connie" Benitez and sisters Katarina "Katy" Rodriguez and Aurora Mascorro.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Mike Benitez; children Norma (Henry) Salazar, Teresa Benitez, Michael A. (Noelia) Benitez and Ninfa (Joseph) Capers; 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Maria was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, coloring, antiquing, reading, and was a great speller.

Memorial donations in Maria's honor may be made to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church or Santisima Trinidad Catholic Church..

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Arrangements and services under the personal care of Grace Funeral Homes & Cemeteries.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 10th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, July 10th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    A rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm
  • Service

    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 | 9:00am
    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 9:00am
    Sanitisima Trinidad
    2901 Pleasant Green
    VICTORIA, TX 77901
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  • Interment

    Wood High Cemetery
    5717 FM 1686


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Eddie Perez

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May the God of our Universe comfort you all during this difficult time of mourning. She was so proud of all her children and their families.
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