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Janie Y. Moya
January 25, 1939 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Janie Y. Moya - January 25,1939 - October 26, 2023 Janie Moya, beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister & friend, entered into eternal rest with our Heavenly Father while surrounded by children & grandchildren. She was born in Palacios, Texas, to parents Margarito & Miquela Moya & was raised in Port Lavaca, TX.
As a young woman, she moved to Galveston, Texas. She was a devout Catholic, who studied her Bible & instilled a deep sense of Christian faith in her children. From an early age, she learned to cook & would prepare unrivaled Tex-Mex cuisine, enjoyed by all. her specialties were menudo and and flour tortillas. Her humor allowed her to find joy in all circumstances. She enjoyed attending church, visits with family, especially with grandchildren, bbq’s on the beach, thrift store shopping, crossword puzzles, watching soap operas/novelas, listening to music on her record player or 8 track player & taking care of her fur babies Baby Boy & Mango.
She is pre-deceased by her parents, sisters Alicia Delgado (Jesse), Senaida Orta (Eduardo), brothers Agapito Moya (Rebecca), Pete Moya (Mary), Paul Moya (Mary), Ernesto Moya, Margarito Moya, Jr., Jesus Islas (Antonia) & sons Jesse Garcia, Jr., James Garcia, Sr., Juanito Garcia & Alton Garcia.
She is survived by her brother Joe Moya (Celia) & sisters Rosa Orta (Gregorio), Guadalupe Herrera (Antonio) & Mary Menchaca (Daniel); daughters Sarah DeLosSantos (Ernest), Theresa Dickerson (Charles), Mary Jane Garcia, Linda Orta, Irma Garcia, Angie Orta & Judith Garcia; son Luis Orta & grand-children, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews & other extended family members.
She leaves a legacy of love, faith, hope, courage, strength, beauty, grace and perseverance to be practiced, even in the most difficult of times.
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 3, 2023 at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica, 2011 Church Street, from 2:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., with a Rosary to be held 3:00 P.M. A Memorial Mass will follow the Rosary beginning at 3:30 P.M.