Maria G. Garcia, 83, of Fremont, OH passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 1, 2018. She was born on November 15, 1934 in San Marcos, TX, the daughter of Pablo and Virginia (Rodriguez) Guardiola.
Maria married Alfonso C. Garcia, Sr. on November 10, 1956 and he survives. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Countryside Continuing Care for many years. Maria was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church but attended St. Joseph Catholic Church where she was a member of the Guadalupana Society. She enjoyed crafts, cooking, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Maria is survived by her husband of almost sixty-two years, Alfonso Garcia, Fremont, OH; children, Alex Garcia, Miami, FL, Maria (Eloy) Cruz, Lakeland, FL, Alamar (Jesse) Arriaga, Gibsonburg, OH, Alfonso Garcia, Jr., Toledo, OH, Joe (Cindy) Garcia and Paul Garcia both of Fremont, OH; ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Hermalinda Garcia; siblings, Guadalupe Guardiola, Sylvestra Moreno, Louis and Sixto Guardiola.
Visitation: Thursday from 4 – 8 pm with a Rosary at 7:30 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, September 7, 2018, 10:00 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St, Fremont, OH.
Burial- St. Joseph Cemetery
Memorials: American Cancer Society