She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Baldemar S. Fernandez; sister, Lupe Rodriguez; and brothers, Joe Henry Garcia and Jesse Garcia.
Survivors include one son, Daniel (Janice) Fernandez; four daughters, Belinda Fernandez, Cathy (Robert) Gutierrez, Patricia (Val Amador) Garcia, Leticia (Albert) Garcia; 12 grand-children, Mallorie Danielle Garcia, Daniel Paul Fernandez II, Brandon Miguel Jimenez, Steven Rey Garcia, Roberto (Trey) Gutierrez III, Vicente Reyes Fernandez, Christopher Joseph Gutierrez, Adriana Carmel Garcia, Gabriel Baldemar Gutierrez, Alberto (A.J.) Ricardo Garcia, Marco Antonio Fernandez and Lucas Andres Garcia; five brothers, Reyes (Ernestine) Garcia, Alvin (Amelia) Garcia, Eugene Garcia and Daniel (Jill) Garcia Jr., all of Houston, and David (Sheila) Garcia; five sisters, Ramona Montez of Beeville, Delores (Johnny) Sosa, Olga (Jesse) Morales, Mary Ann (Mel) Treviño and Catherine (Arnold) Lopez, all of Houston.
Rosary was recited on Tuesday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Luke officiating. Burial was private.
Pallbearers were her grandchildren.
Carmel never met a stranger. She had a warm smile and kind words for anyone she had the pleasure of meeting. She will be dearly missed by many.
Treviño Funeral Home