Petra Cavazos

Petra Cavazos

Wednesday, July 11th, 1934 - Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Petra Coronado Cavazos went to be with the Lord September 29, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born July 11, 1934 in Cost, Texas to the late Bruno and Ignacia Moreno Coronado.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm with the rosary at 7:00 pm at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Highway, Victoria, Texas. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Valentin Godina, Juan Godina, Francis Scott Cavazos, Adrian Bermudez, Lawrence Arredondo, Mark Alvarez, Michael Garcia and Matthew Gomez. Honorary pallbearers are Joseph Arredondo, Andres Bermudez, Ruben Cavazos, Anthony Alvarez, Jonathan Gomez, Elijah Cavazos, Kevin Cavazos, Eric Cavazos and Jeremiah Cavazos.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Melchor Cavazos, Sr.; son Juan Miguel Cavazos; son-in-law Ernest Arredondo; sisters Maria Mesa, Natalidad Mendez and Cecilia Coronado; brothers Jesus Coronado, Jose Coronado, Guillermo "Willie" Coronado and Ignacio Coronado.

Petra is survived by her daughters: Maria Del Carmen Arredondo, Rosa Maria Bermudez, Maria Zenaida Garcia, Esperanza "Hope" Garcia and husband Richard and Maria Del Pilar Riley and husband Robin; sons Melchor Cavazos, Jr. and wife Mary; Jose Luis Cavazos and wife Karen; Felipe Enrique Cavazos and wife Josephine, Carlos Cavazos, Martin Cavazos and wife Thelma; Francisco Javier Cavazos and wife Janie; brother Juan Coronado and wife Gloria; 42 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Petra was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She loved spending time with her family especially holiday gatherings that involved late night Bingo. She enjoyed tending to her garden, especially her roses. Each of her family members had a special place in her heart. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Her love will forever live through each of them. Now she leaves her loved ones here on Earth to join her loving husband and son.

Thoughts and memories may be shared online at Arrangements and services under the personal care of Grace Funeral Homes & Cemeteries.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Grace Funeral Home
    2401 Houston Highway
    VICTORIA, TX 77901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM
  • Service

    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 1:00pm
    Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
    208 W. River Street
    VICTORIA, TX 77901
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  • Interment

    Resurrection Cemetery
    Laurent & Mockingbird
    VICTORIA, TX 77901
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Diann Girdy

Posted at 12:11pm
I have known and loved Mrs Cavazos (Mama) for many years, loved to play bingo with her and her family. She will be missed, to the family love you all and be strong.
Diann Girdy

Willie Coronado Jr Family

Posted at 09:37am
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Mad Batter Cheesecakes

Posted at 08:55am
Anna, we are so sorry for your loss. Love you bunches, Brittani &Paul Riccio
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Love, Sergio, Shelly & Maritza Hernandez

Posted at 01:05am
Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family Scotty!!! We love yall xoxo
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Sarah chavez

Posted at 12:28am
May you Rest In Peace and I thank you for being part of my life making me your comrade and teaching so many things about life Thank you for being a grandmother to my kids who live you dearly

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