Mary T. Garcia

September 12, 1930 - February 27, 2018

Our dear Mary T. Garcia returned to her Heavenly Father on February 27, 2018. Born on September 12, 1930 in Lemoore to Marcos and Seferina Garcia, she arrived to join 5 older siblings. Mary worked hard alongside her family members and saw her family grow and prosper. She spent years working in the fields, in packing houses and retired from Candlewick Yarn after 22 years of employment. Though she had no children of her own, Mary cared for many of her nieces and nephews. Always teaching and leading with determination and love.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Raymond Garcia and 3 sisters: Connie Garcia, Lupe Garcia and Vera Sartuche. She is survived by her 2 brothers: Andrew Garcia and Richard Garcia, 2 sisters: Genevieve Garcia and Angie Garcia. She will be remembered with love and respect by 17 nieces and nephews.

A Vigil Rosary Service will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 A.M. at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lemoore. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10:00 A.M. with burial in Lemoore Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel in Lemoore. Friends who wish can make donations in Mary's memory to Valley Animal Haven, 990 E. D St., Lemoore, CA 93245.