Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with a Vigil and Rosary to begin at 7:00 p.m., with Deacon Sam Dell’Olio officiating.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with Father Maynard Tetreault and Deacon Sam Dell’Olio officiating.
Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
Isabel G. Moreno, age 83, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on January 4, 2014. She was born on July 8, 1930. She worked many years as a cook for John Sealy Hospital(UTMB) until her retirement. She was a member of the Hispanic Ministry at Sacred Heart Catholic Church from 1995-1996 and she was also a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. Isabel was a woman who designed her life just as she wanted it. She was rich not monetarily but rich with life and family. Isabel from her early years took a big leap of faith and together with one of her sisters would explore a new world. Born in Altamira, Tamaulipas and growing up one of eight siblings, she was the daughter of a fisherman and her mother a devoted housewife, she spent most of her childhood in Cd. Madero/Tampico, Tamps. Together she and her little sister would decide to take a chance and explore new horizons as they both made their way to Texas. However only one of their destiny’s would be changed forever. She would meet the love of her life, Ruben Moreno, Sr. of Donna, Texas, and that blessed union would last 49 years, until his death in 2002
She was preceded in death by her husband Ruben Moreno, Sr.; son Ramiro G. Moreno; parents, sisters and brothers.
She is survived by her children, Maria D. Moreno, Ruben Moreno Jr., Minerva Alvarado(Frank), and Rene I. Moreno all of Galveston, Patricia Moreno of League City, Texas and Martha Douvry(Lee) of La Marque, Texas; 10 grandchildren: Macarena Moreno, Melissa Moreno, Marisa Yu(Aldrich), Ramiro Longoria, all of Galveston, Mariana Monterrubio(Andres), Veronica Terry(Todd) of League City, Texas, Amy Douvry and Alisa Douvry of La Marque, Texas, Milagros Moya(Rolando) of Houston, Texas, Mayra Mantello(Andres) from Argentina; and 10 great-grandchildren; sister Teresa Pacheco of Mexico; also devoted niece and nephew Graciela Moreno-Coplon and Willie Vasquez; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Aldrich Yu, Charles Simpson, Andres Monterrubio, Marcus Gonzales, Ramiro Longoria and Robert Simpson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.