A rosary will begin at 6:00 pm.
Theresa Chapa, 81, of La Marque, passed away peacefully March 17, 2017, at her residence with her daughter, Sylvia Chapa, and daughter-in-law, Giselle Hewitt, by her side. She was born April 19, 1935 in Eldridge, Texas. She moved to Galveston at the young age 13 and remained there until 1996, when she moved to La Marque.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Alcides Jose “AJ” Chapa and daughter, Deborah Lynn Chapa.
Theresa is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Chapa and wife, Giselle Hewitt; son, George and wife, Gioconda; son, Robert and wife, Terry; grandchildren: Joseph, Stacey, Ian, and Isabella; and great grandchild, Collin.
Theresa’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will begin at 6:00 pm.
Funeral mass will be 1:30 pm, Friday, March 24, 2017, at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica with burial following at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Dickinson.
Theresa loved her feathered friends and had a strong faith in God. In lieu of flowers, please donate to either Catholic Charities or the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue, P.O. Box 1484, Indian Trail, NC 28079.