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Jesse Gonzalo Quiroz
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home
Jesse Gonzalo Quiroz, 78, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 23, 2007 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Jesse was born January 10, 1929 in
to Porfirio V. Quiroz and Carmen Tapia Quiroz. He graduated with the 1948 class of
. He was a seaman and commercial shrimper until he was employed by in 1980 as a custodian by Our Lady of Guadeloupe church. He soon was honored annually with a celebration well known as “Jesse’s Day” by those who appreciated the special gifts he had to offer the church and school. When Our Lady of Guadalupe merged with St. Patrick he was then employed by St. Patrick as custodian where he retired in 1996 after 16 years of dedicated service to the Catholic Church. Jesse loved spending time with the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesdays at St. Patrick Church. He loved playing pool, spending time with his only nephew, Rudolph Silva.
Preceded in death by his parents Jesse is survived by his sisters, Mary Quiroz and Lucy Silva both of Galveston; wife of 28 years, Barbara Quiros of Galveston; daughters, Linda Barrientos and Katrina Csonka both of Galveston; Beth White and husband Jerry of Akron, Ohio, Nanettte Moyer and husband Stephen of Copley, Ohio and Heather Jackson and husband, Scott of Kemah, Texas; son, Russell Csonka and wife, Jessica of San Clemente, Calfornia; he was dearly beloved as “papa” to 29 grandchildren, numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father John Paul Flajole celebrant. A rosary will be said at 9:15 am and the Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at the
We would like to give our sincerest appreciation to the 10th floor UTMB Staff, AMED Hospice Team members and wonderful family and friends who helped to comfort Jesse and his family during his journey from this world to the eternal with our Heavenly Father.
Pallbearers will be members and friends of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jesse’s name to Carnes Brothers Funeral Home, 1201 Tremont,
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