Paula Galvan Cruz, of 84 years went to be with her Lord and Savior. She passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, and grandchildren on October 25, 2019. She was born September 8, 1935 to Nicanor Galvan and Consuelo Dragustinovis Galvan of Ciudad Victoria Tamaulipas Mexico. She was a loving wife and a devoted mother to six children.
Paulita is preceded in death by her parents Nicanor and Consuelo Galvan, her husband Israel G. Cruz, her son Candido Cruz and Daughter Lorena Cruz. Paulita is survived by her four children; Israel Cruz Jr, Rosario L. Cruz, Lauro Villarreal, Onorio Villarreal and wife Esmeralda Villarreal. Grandchildren; Larry Villarreal III and wife Katarzina Bystry Villarreal, Roseanna Fernandez, Nicole Fernandez, Michelle Fernandez, and Konnor Villarreal, and their spouses. Great Grandchildren; Alexa Villarreal, Easton Villarreal, Adrian De Leon, Isaias Garza, Mia Rios, Xaiver Rios, Giovani Rios, and Calvin Pineiro.
Paulita was a devoted wife, a mother, a grandmother, and a forever loving great grandmother. She built her life around her personal belief in God. Her deep faithfulness in Christ and love for her family and others is something that was always on display and obvious in her daily routine. Her personal lifetime walk with Christ and belief in God’s word is the supreme example of living out Gods will.
Paulita enjoyed sewing and making creations with yarn. She loved her garden and all her flowering plants. She loved being an American Citizen and especially voting. She was loved by everyone in her church, friends and neighbors. Most knew her as an awesome lady that was loving, kind, and great with all children especially her great grandchildren. She was especially proud of her two Soldiers in her life, grandson Larry Villarreal III; Air Force and Onorio Villarreal: Army. We knew her as a historian full of hard story life examples of growing up during the 1935-60 era in Mexico where one had to learned to appreciate family, good meal, dancing, your Sunday clothes, and your job earning to save and better your life for yourself and family. Everyone will be saddened and truly miss her presence.
Paulita’s visitation will be Tuesday October 29, 2019 at 6:00 to 8:00 pm with a short special prayer service by Pastor Alberto Galvan at 7:30 at Clayton Funeral Home on 201 S. 3rd Street, La Porte TX. 77571.
Service on Wednesday 30th of October at 10:00 am, a short memorial and prayer service will follow at 10:30 by Pastor Jorge Reynaga. Interment with a simple graveside service will follow at the La Porte Cemetery on 8th Street in La Porte, Tx. 77571 (1401 Beech Cove St. La Porte, Tx 77501)