Tomasa Castro Peña, 94, went to be with Our Lord peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones on May 11th, 2014, in La Marque, Texas.
Tomasa was born in Gonzales, Texas on December 20th, 1919. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She spent her life devoted to her family and friends and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Julian Peña; and sons, Gilbert “Chepe” Peña, and Charles Peña.
She is survived by her daughter and caregiver, Annie Peña of La Marque; daughters Angelina Stevens, Dominga Reyna and husband Alexander, all of Galveston; son and caregiver, Joe Peña of Galveston, son, Robert “Rocco” Peña and wife Belinda of Galveston, and son, Henry “Rick” Peña and wife Jean of Houston; along with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Tomasa’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, May 14th at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will conclude the evening at 7:00 pm.
Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 pm, Thursday, May 15th at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica with burial following at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Alexander Reyna, Sr., Arthur Stevens, III, Rob Robles, Carlos Mata, Ricky Peña, Jr., and Michael Peña. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Quiroga, Matthew Reyna, Alexander Reyna, Jr., and David Leal.