Margaret G. Meraz, 83, of Pearland, Texas, passed away on April 12, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, David Meraz; son, Dominic Meraz; sister, Frances G. Soria; brother-in-law Joe Soria, mother, Lucia Trevino; and father, Antonio D. Gonzales. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, David Meraz and Daniel Meraz; Daughter, Deborah M. Valenza and her husband John; Daugher-in-Law Tonya R. Meraz; Grandsons, Taylor Meraz and David Womack; Granddaughters, Laura J. Bagwell, her husband Patrick; Rachel M. Garcia, her husband Gerardo; Great Granddaughters, Paige E. Bagwell; Alexandra M. Noel; and Parker E. Bagwell; brothers, Ben Gonzales and his wife Mary, John Gonzales and his wife Tina, Victor Gonzales and his wife Bertha and a host of other family and friends.
Margaret retired from Prudential Insurance Company in 1991 after twenty-five years and was a long time member of the Jeff Davis Alumni Association where she graduated from High School. She was a devoted and loving mom, grandmother, Gigi, sister, and aunt. She adored her family, her cat Shu-Shu, and loved her prayer group women who were such a wonderful support for her over the years. She had a great sense of humor and always saw the good in everyone she met. Margaret was strong in her faith and a member of St. Helen’s Catholic Church for over forty years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
A visitation for Margaret will be held at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581, on Wednesday, April 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. The funeral service will be Thursday, April 19th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Rd, Pearland, TX 77581 with Father Wayne Wilkerson officiating. Interment at South Park Cemetery to follow.