Joe M. Maceiras

Published 4:21 pm Friday, July 24, 2015

Joe M. Maceiras, 88, of Port Arthur, TX passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015. Joe was born March 1, 1927 in Port Arthur to Richard and Salvadora Maceiras. Joe served for the United States Merchant Marine. He retired from Texaco after 40 years of service. Joe was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, and great- grandfather. He was a hard worker, always a perfectionist, and was a jack of all trades. Joe was very talented in woodworking and remodeling.
Joe is preceded in death by his parents; wife of 37 years, Laura Mae Maceiras; daughter, Laura Joe Allen; brother, Richard Maceiras; sisters, Mary Romero and Margaret Jones. He is survived by his children, Joe Maceiras II, Dolores Maceiras of Beaumont, and Mary Ann Broussard and husband Bobby of Port Neches; son-in-law, Benny Allen of Westminster, MD.; one brother, Alfred Maceiras and wife Sue of Pasadena. Grandchildren include Andrew Allen (Michelle), Amber Dawson (Brian), Cody Ann Robinson (Patrick), Candice Maceiras (Matt Kimball), Lisa Broussard, and Michael Broussard (Jordan). Mr. Maceiras also leaves behind 7 great-grandchildren; 1 expectant great-grandchild; and a host of friends to cherish his memories.
A Christian Vigil and Rosary will be recited Monday, July 27, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches. Rite of Committal will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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