Cesario G. Garza Jr., 58, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 in Pasadena.

He was born on Dec. 31, 1950 in Robstown to Cesario Garza Sr. and Paula Garcia. He was a longtime resident of Robstown and later moved to Pasaden.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Luisa Garza; his parents; and one grandson, Devin Garza.

He is survived by his daughters, Patricia (Juan) Mendiola of La Port, Sonia Garza and Shina Lane Garza, both of Pasadena; one son, Albert Garza of Pasadena; his brothers and sisters, Alicia Mata, Gregorio Garza, Elisabeth Morales, Estanislado Garza, Paula Martinez, Ida Rojas, Oscar Garza, Ruby Ann Garza and Hector Garza; aunts and uncles, Celia Zapata, Valentina Vela, Anastacia Jarrell, Elena Garza, Carlos Garza, Nestor Garza, Zaragosa Garza and Aurora Chagoya; five grandchildren, Juan Marcos Mendiola, David Lee Mendiola, Isabella Brazeal, Arecely Garza and Sienna Maria Carrillo; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.