Maria L. (Mireles) GarciaJuly 12, 1948 ~ August 30, 2017 (age 69)
Maria L. Garcia, 69, of Decatur, IN passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Maria was born on July 12, 1948 in Nueva Rosita, Mexico to the late Adolfo and Maria (Fernandez) Mireles. On August 6, 1967, Maria married Pedro V. Garcia.
Maria was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and worked for 13 years in housekeeping at Adams County Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Pedro V. Garcia of Decatur; three sons, Pete (Lori) Garcia Jr, Rick (Mina) Garcia and Brian (Shelby) Garcia; a daughter, Nancy M. Fisher all of Decatur; two brothers, Adolfo (Alma) Mireles and Jose Guadalupe “Pepe” (Ammada) Mireles both of Nueva Rosita, Mexico; five sisters, Mandina Perez, Rosa (Cony) Cardenas, Juani Mireles, Marisela (Ruben) Maldonado all of Nueva Rosita, Mexico and Esther Garcia of Decatur; 16 grandchildren, Dana Kay, Reece M. Garcia; Marie E., Grace M. and Sophia R. Fisher; Chris, Brandy and Aaron Garcia; Rosa and Halei Haviland; Dallas, Tevin and Hazel Clark; Owen, Elliana and Isla Garcia. She was preceded in death by a sister, Severa Cruz.
Visitation will be on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home with reciting of the Holy Rosary at 3:15 p.m.
A 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with calling 1 hour prior from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Father Bob J. Lengerich will be officiating and burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.