Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Hortencia Morado

Hortencia G. Morado
May 13, 1919
Harlingen, Texas
September 11, 2013
Tolleson, Arizona

Hortencia G. Morado, 94, of Tolleson, passed away on September 11, 2013 in Tolleson, Arizona.  Hortencia was born on May 13, 1919 in Harlingen, Texas to Luis and Gumecinda Garcia.
Hortencia was a long time member of the Tolleson Senior Center.
Hortencia is survived by 4 daughters, Aurora Rodriguez, Amparo Mathews, Alicia Morado, and Adriana Morado; 5 sons, Arnulfo, Armando, Alvaro, Alonzo, and Abel Morado; 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 2 great great-grandchildren.  Hortencia was preceded in death by her husband, Jose T. Morado; 1 son, Antonio Morado; her parents Luis and Gumecinda Garcia; 4 brothers, Fermin, Rafael, Lazaro, and Francisco; 3 sisters, Manuela, Maria, and Juanita.
Hortencia was a resident of Tolleson for 56 years.  She epitomized grace and lived her life for the betterment of her children and her community.  She took great pride in the fact that she voted in every election.  In her honor, her family urges you to vote.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Tolleson Senior Center.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 13 at 9:00am, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church located at 512 North 93rd Avenue in Tolleson.  A rosary will be recited at 10:00am, to be followed by a Mass at 11:00am.  Burial will immediately follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, located at 10045 West Thomas Road in Avondale.

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  1. With our condolences and utmost respect, Miguel Legaspi and Staff, Avenidas Funeral Chapel

  2. Thinking of you and sharing your sorrow. Una tia muy especial. No tengo palabras, para expresar como me siento. Pero me duele mucho no estar con ustedes en estos momentos tan dificiles. Con todo carino, reciban nuestro mas sincero pesame. Que gusto le dio a mi madre cuando la veo llegar. RIP Tia, Te quiero mucho.

  3. Heloisa Hernandez-GuzmanSeptember 13, 2013 at 1:00 PM

    I'm so sorry for your loss. May God be with your family in this time of need. May she RIP.

  4. Mi Querida Tia Hortencia, deseo con todo mi corzon que se reuna con mi Mama, Juanita, MamaGumen,su esposo, todos sus hermanos y hermanas,Tony que han de estar celebrando su Gloriosa venida para reunirse ahora con ellos y con los Angeles. Familia Morado de ella, estoy triste pensando y rezando por todos ustedes para que Dios les de fuerzas y valor en estos momentos mas grandes de dolor. Our deepest and sincere SYMPATHY in this time of great sorrow. I love you all and I share your Pain and sorrow in mind and heart.RIP Tia Hortencia, mi Tia Chula. Su sobrina que nunca la olvidare, Lupe Guzman y Familia

  5. A beautiful Tia, that I got to meet at the Garcia Reunion. She was a beautiful lady that look like my beautiful Grandmother Juanita Garcia. RIP Tia. I love you and you will always be in my heart. Cori