The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Alberta Lopez, 97, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away on Friday, November 8, 2013at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born February 28, 1916 to Maria Concepcion Chavarria and Jose Sanchez in Laredo, TX. She was a homemaker and long-time member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening and nature, animals and arts & crafts. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Alfredo Abel Lopez; daughter, Blanca Lilia Herbst; parents Antonio Perez and Maria Concepcion Perez; grandparents, Felix Chavarria and Alberta Castillo.
Surviving members include: daughters, Rosa (Antonio) Garza, Gloria (Arnulfo) Hernandez, and Maria Concepcion (Monty) Brack; thirteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and two great - great grandchildren.
The Family would like to extend their gratitude to Father McCrate of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Very special thanks to caregivers, Rosalba Herrera and Angel Pursely.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m., at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00a.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves with Rev. Stephen McCrate officiating.
Condolences may be offered at: www.grammier-oberle.com