Maria Sosa "Mary" Flores

July 4, 1938 - November 14, 2018
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Maria (Mary) Sosa Flores, 80, of Galveston, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at her residence.  Mary was born July 4, 1938, in Donna, Texas, and came to Galveston with her family when she was eight years old.  She grew up attending public schools in Galveston.  As a young lady, Mary worked downtown in retail and then met the love of her life David Flores. They married in January 1965 and had two daughters.  Mary was a loving wife and mother. She had an outpouring of love for her grandsons and her Grand Puppies.  She devoted her love and faith in God in Catholic faith with extended for love to Our Lady of Guadalupe.  She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Parish and member of the DAMAS of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Mary had a passion for cooking for the people she cared about and gathering recipes.  She also loved to go shopping and experience travel adventures with family.  One of her favorite times was spent at the Deer Camp with family and friends. She would often say, “When are we going back to the deer camp?”  Mary went back to work when her girls were teenagers starting at Woolco, The Fair, Eibands and then for American Indemnity Insurance.  Later, she worked the election polls as a poll worker and really enjoyed helping and assisting the voters.

Mary was preceded in death by her mother, Maria Lopez; father, Gregorio Sosa; brother, Guadalupe Sosa, and husband, David Alcala Flores.

She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Flores Anthony and husband, Paul; and Christine Flores Flusche and husband, Donald (Trey); grandchildren, Matthew Flusche and David Flusche; grand puppies, Levi and Rosie; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives; special friends, Virginia Marquez and Silvia Hernandez; and the team of poll workers at election time.

Mary’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Sunday, November 18, at St. Patrick Catholic Church.  A rosary will begin at 6:00 pm.

Funeral Mass will be 1:30 pm, Monday, November 19, at St. Patrick Catholic Church.  Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mary’s favorite charities, the Galveston Lions Club or the Salvation Army.

 

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

St. Patrick Catholic Church

Address:

1010 35th St. & Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Rosary at 6:00 PM.


Service Information

Date: Monday, November 19, 2018

Time: 1:30 pm

St. Patrick Catholic Church

Address:

1010 35th St. & Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, November 19, 2018

Calvary Catholic Cemetery

Address:

2506 65th Street, Galveston, TX, 77551

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Born: July 4, 1938
Died: November 14, 2018

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Mary Alcorta posted on 11/19/18

In memory of Maria Sosa "Mary" Flores, Mary Alcorta lit a candle

 

Mary Alcorta posted on 11/19/18

Cindy and Christy we were so saddened to hear of Mary, your Mother passing. Her beautiful smile is ever present in our minds. That’s who she was, a sweet and smiling person who loved her family very much. Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you both at this difficult time. Rest In Peace Comadre. God Bless you, Mary and Victor Alcorta, Jr

 

Peter Villarreal posted on 11/19/18

To the Family our sincere condolences with prayers & Blessings from Maria Villarreal. Peace Be With You! 🕊💐🙏✝️

 

Juanita Ruiz Thiele posted on 11/17/18

We are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Mary as a sweet, loving and caring person. May you rest in peace Mary Flores.

 

cynthia martinez posted on 11/17/18

In memory of Maria Sosa "Mary" Flores, cynthia martinez lit a candle

 

cynthia martinez posted on 11/17/18

So sorry for your loss MRS MARY was so out going in every thing she did I met her 15 yrs ago and will be missed by us DAMAS forever in our hearts.

 

Lillie M. Little posted on 11/16/18

My sympathy to the family of Maria. I pray for you all's strenght and comfort. She will truly be missed her. We often worked together at the different elections. She was a delight to work with and had a kind and sweet spirit.

 

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