Maria Moreno April 9, 1928 - August 31, 2021


Maria C. Moreno, 93, of Port Lavaca passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Maria was born in Matehuala S.L.P on April 9, 1928 to Diego Contreras and Adalberta Rocha. She was an avid crocheter in her younger years and left many special, handmade mementos for her family and friends. She also enjoyed spending time outdoors and tending to her plants.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ramon Moreno, Sr.; son, John Moreno; infant daughter, Francisca Moreno; and grandson, Scott Christopher Moreno. Left to cherish her memory are daughters, Janie Moreno of Port Lavaca, Josie (Larry) Barrios of Sugar Land, sons, Raymond (Mary) Moreno of Port Lavaca; Raul (Sandra) Moreno of Sugar Land; Ambrosio Moreno (Butch) of Port Lavaca; sister, Dominga Rangel of Matehuala S.L.P.; honorary family members, Beatriz Moreno and family; as well as her beloved 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held at Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Port Lavaca on Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 4pm - 8pm with the Holy Rosary to be recited at 7pm by Maria’s granddaughters, Kristi Rae Moreno, Stephanie Moreno, Sabrina Moreno and Miranda Barrios. A continued visitation will take place at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church at 11am Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 with a mass to begin at 2pm and a burial will follow at Port Lavaca Cemetery. Honoring Maria as pallbearers are grandsons, Karlos
Moreno, Michael Moreno, Kasey Moreno, Steven Moreno, Jacob Barrios, and Michael Anthony Moreno. Maria’s granddaughter, Lily Moreno, and her great-grandchildren, Anthony Moreno, Karlos Ray Moreno, Jr., John Moreno, David Rey Moreno, Maya Rae Moreno, Charlie Guillen, Jr., Carson Guillen, Sofia Guillen, Nadia L. Suniga, Naomi Suniga, Kaela M. Moreno, Audrina Moreno, and Violet Moreno will serve as honorary pallbearers. Services are under the care and direction of Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home 361-575-3212.

Donations may be made to Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church Capital Campaign.