Walter Warren came to reclaim his bride of 59 ½ years, Edith Garibaldi Warren, home on Friday, July 27, 2007.
Funeral Mass will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday, July 31st, at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father John Paul Flajole, OFM, as Celebrant. Burial will follow the service at Grace Memorial Park.
The family will receive visitors after 5:00 pm, Monday, July 30th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, led by Father John Paul Flajole, OFM.
Edith was born February 24, 1928, in Galveston, Texas, the youngest of 11 children born to August and Marie Garibaldi. Edith met the love of her life, Walter, in 1946, and spent her entire life on the island. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and spending time with her family. Her children and grandchildren were the center of her life. She loved family gatherings, playing games, watching the Astros, Cowboys, and attending Ball High football games. Edith was an especially talented cook and seats in “Edith’s Kitchen” were always in high demand.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter Warren; and her son, Walter Warren, Jr.
She is survived by her daughters: Augie Warren Janner and husband, Mark, of La Marque; Fairy Warren Ladd and husband, Michael, of La Marque; Nancy Warren Kelemen and husband, Darrell, of Galveston; Laura Warren Hoff and Johnny L. Johnson, of Texas City; and Frances Mae Warren, of Galveston; sister, Marie Garibaldi; sisters-in-law, Ann Garibaldi and Josie McDaniel; grandchildren: Darrell Kelemen, Jr. and wife, Cori; James Kelemen and wife, Stacy; Chris Kelemen and wife, Brandi; Paul Ladd, Kellie Ladd, Michelle D’Alesandro; and Marvin Hoff, Jr.; great grandchildren: Katie, James, Jr., Justin, Brandon, and Ryan Kelemen, Caden Digby, and Christian Stowe; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Kelemen, Jr., James Kelemen, Chris Kelemen, Paul Ladd, Marvin Hoff, Jr., and Ron Digby. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Janner, Michael Ladd, Darrell Kelemen, and Johnny L. Johnson.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Josie Soto for her outstanding care and compassion.