She is preceded in death by her parents, Pablo and Maria Gonzales; her husband, Jose Antonio Casarez; one daughter, Kimberly J. Casarez, and 5 brothers.
Those left to cherish her memories include two daughters, Monica Simone Carlin, Sonya Jo Pineda and husband Charlie, all of San Antonio; three grandchildren, Ashleigh Marie Pierce, Thomas Carlin IV, and Sophia Josephine Carlin, also of San Antonio; her mother in law, Victoria Casarez of Beeville; best friend, Alice Sanchez of Beeville; 4 sisters and 5 brothers; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
Visitation was held from 10am-5pm at Angelus Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. A rosary was recited that same evening at 7pm at St. James Catholic Church.
A funeral mass to celebrate Maria’s life was held on Thursday, March 8, 2012, at 10 am at St. James Catholic Church. Services were concluded at the church.
Angelus Funeral Home