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Amelia Rocha (Gonzales) Casas

February 1, 1939 ~ February 14, 2020 (age 81)

Obituary

Amelia Rocha Gonzales Casas passed away Friday, February 14, 2020, at her home in George West, Texas, with her family by her side. She was 81.
Mrs. Casas was born February 1, 1939 in Beeville to Francisco Gonzales and Longina (Rocha) Gonzales. She married Ysidro Delbosque Casas Sr. in Beeville on September 5, 1952.

She was a homemaker and was also employed at Live Oak Nursing Center for 10 years as a certified nurse’s aide, was a private home health attendant, assistant activities director and a cook for the county courthouse. She was an active member of St. George Catholic Church and the Altar Society and enjoyed sewing and making blankets.

Mrs. Casas’ legacy leaves behind five generations of memories to be cherished and remembered by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Francisco and Longina Gonzales; her husband, Ysidro Casas Sr. on April 26, 2019; a son, Gilbert Gonzales Casas; three sisters, Maria Luisa Veliz, Nedia G. Mendoza and Aurora G. Castillo; and four brothers, Castulo R. Gonzales, Andres R. Gonzales, Alfredo R. Gonzales and Frank R. Gonzales.
She is survived by her children, Lydia C. (Ramon) Herrera of George West, Alfredo G. Casas of Plainview, Isidro G. Casas of George West, Jesse G. (San Juanita) Casas of Angleton, Mary Jane Casas of George West and Angie Casas (Bob) Crank of George West; a brother, Arturo (Estella) Gonzales; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, February 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Galloway & Sons Chapel in George West and will continue from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. George Catholic Church. A Rosary will be recited there that evening at 7 o'clock.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, at St. George Catholic Church with Father Romeo Salinas officiating. Burial will follow in the George West Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chris Herrera, Joe Lopez, Jonathan Crank, Bobby Gonzales, Geronimo Veliz, Raul DeLeon, John Paul Benavides and Alonzo Carbajal.
Honorary pallbearers will be Margie Freiley, Norma Garza, Elda Salazar, Elie DeLeon, Elsa Reason, Elizabeth Guerrero, Emelia Diaz, Vicky Cuellar and Sophie Jaramillo.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
February 17, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Galloway & Sons Chapel
506 San Marcos
George West, TX 78022

Visitation
Monday
February 17, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. George Catholic Church
304 Crockett St.
George West, TX 78022

Rosary
Monday
February 17, 2020

7:00 PM
St. George Catholic Church
304 Crockett St.
George West, TX 78022

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
February 18, 2020

10:00 AM
St. George Catholic Church
304 Crockett St.
George West, TX 78022

Interment
Tuesday
February 18, 2020

11:00 AM
George West Cemetery
Live Oak County
George West, TX 78022

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