Sencion Gomez "Chico" Barajaz

May 15, 1926 - December 31, 2019
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Sencion G. “Chico” Barajaz, 93, of Dickinson, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at his residence.  He was born May 15, 1926, in Smithville, Texas and moved to Dickinson in 1937.  Chico served in the US Air Force during World War II, and upon his return, met and married the love of his life, Antonia Barajaz, on December 31, 1950.  Chico owned and operated Chico’s Body Shop in Dickinson since 1952.  He and Antonia also owned Chacha’s Hall & Restaurant in Dickinson for ten years.  Chico was a 30+ year member of the Knights of Columbus and an exceptional bowler, having bowled for over 28 consecutive years in Nationals.

Chico was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Eulalia Barajaz; his wife, Antonia; and his siblings: Diego Fuentes, Frank (Ambrosio) Fuentes, Edward (Eusevio) Fuentes, Catarina Gomez, John (Assumption) Barajaz, Cleofas Barajaz, Thomas Barajaz, and Pablo Barajaz.

He is survived by his sons, Leonardo A. Barajaz and wife, Sofia, and Donato O. Barajaz and wife, Linda; daughters, Elvira Linda Rangel and husband, Gaston, and Lydia A. Palos and husband, Antonio; grandchildren: Leonard “Anthony” Barajaz and wife, Kym, Steven A. Barajaz, Christopher Rangel, Rebecca L. Coronado and husband, Carlos, Priscilla A. Barajaz, Stephanie M. Barajaz and husband, Ivan, Yvonne D. Barajaz, Sencion S. Barajaz, Elaine “Brook Leal, Christian Nicole Palos and wife, Natalie, and Tracy Palos Shaffer and husband, Sid; great grandchildren and great great grandchildren: Jacob Barajaz, Luke Barajaz, Kaylee Barajaz, DeAngelo Barajaz, Carlos J. Coronado, Chloe Coronado, Jade A. Hernandez, Alyssa M. Barajaz, Lily A. LaCour, Ayden I. Morales, Alonzo Morales, Layla R. Barajaz, Jaden Mickey Wiggins, Lyanna Barajaz, Jaxson Barajaz, Patrick C. Shaffer, Charlie R. Shaffer, and Monroe Shaffer; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Chico’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Monday, January 6, 2020, at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, TX.  A rosary will begin at 7:00 pm.

Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church in Dickinson.  Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Rangel, Leonard Anthony Barajaz, Steven Andrew Barajaz, Sencion Santino Barajaz, Hector Ybarra, and Apolonio Rios, Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Interfaith Ministries Meals on Wheels, 4102-B Main Street, La Marque, TX 77568.



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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 6, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Crowder Funeral Home, Hwy 646, Dickinson, TX.

Rosary at 7:00 PM.

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Time: 10:30 am

True Cross Catholic Church


300 FM 517 East, Dickinson, TX, 77539

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Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Time: 11:45 am

Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery


, Dickinson, TX, 77539

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Donation Information

Interfaith Ministries Meals on Wheels

4102-B Main St.
La Marque, Texas


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Born: May 15, 1926
Died: December 31, 2019

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Sue Money posted on 1/12/20

To the entire Barajaz family, I was saddened to hear of Chico’s passing. We were neighbors for over 20 years and watched as your family grew over time. My deepest condolences.


Leah E. posted on 1/5/20

Priscilla, My prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. May God’s peace be with you. Leah