GALVESTON — Mary Catherine Deltz passed away Sunday, April 29, 2007, at her residence in Galveston, Texas surrounded by her family. She was born on October 4, 1940, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Mrs. Deltz attended LSU, graduated from McNeese University and was a teacher for 34 years. She was past president of the Chi Omega Society and was a Sustainer in the Junior League.
Mrs. Deltz was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Lagrange and father, Victor Lagrange. She is survived by her husband of 12 years, Benno J. Deltz; son Alan Thigpen of Lake Charles, Louisiana; daughter, Anne Theriot and husband Michael of Lake Charles, Louisiana; sister, Anne Aynesworth of Waco, Texxas; granddaughter, Mary Anne Filo and husband Taylor of Lake Charles, Louisiana; great-granddaughter, Emily Anne Filo of Lake Charles, Louisiana; cousin, Mary B. Morrow of Houston, Texas; her husband Benno’s children, Troy Deltz and wife Nicole of Houston, Texas, Tracy Deltz of Galveston, Texas and Cheryl Mancuso and husband Tony of Galveston, Texas; and six grandsons.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 1, 2007, from 5-7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Galveston, Texas with a Rosary at 7 p.m. with Father Niles Nolan and Father Paige Polk officiating. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lake Charles, Louisiana with Msg. Harry Greig officiating. Entombment will follow at Consolata Cemetery in Lake Charles under the direction of Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City.
Pallbearers will be Alan Thigpen, Michael Theriot, Brian Aynesworth, Henry Decell, Victor Picheloup, Duke Landry and Paul Deltz.
Memorials may be made to M. D. Anderson Cancer Research Center, Houston, TX.