Mrs. Margarita “Margaret” Mendez Ubias, age 95, went to be with the Lord peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday afternoon, January 20, 2019. She was born in Glenham, Texas on October 23.1923. She was reared in Elgin, Texas and later made her home In Galena Park, Texas.
She was a member of the Guadalupanas in Elgin, Texas and a longtime member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church of Galena Park.
Margarita is proceeded in death by her parents, Sabas and Tomasa Mendez; her husband, Jesse Ubias; three sons, Jesse Manuel Ubias, I, Carlos Ubias, and Isabel Rene Ubias; two granddaughters, Angelica and Laura Ubias; four brothers, Ignacio Mendez, Manuel Mendez, Maurilio Mendez, and Jesus Mendez; and two sisters, Esther Selvera-Castillo and Estella Muniz.
She is survived by her loving children, Jesse Ubias and wife Yolanda, Joe Ubias, John Ubias and wife Benita, Phillip Ubias and wife Diane, Robert Ubias and wife Helen, Eddie Ubias and wife Barbara, Pearl and husband Daniel Clark, Emerald and husband Jerry Kornele, Ricky Ubias, Ruby and husband Robert Trevino, and Thomas Ubias; 23 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Serving with grace as Pallbearers are Michael Ubias, Marcos Ubias, Randy Cockrell, Sean Ubias, Ryan Ubias, Robin Ubias, David Clark, Stephen Clark, Jason Kornele, Jeremy Kornele, Adam Ubias, Andrew Ubias, Kevin Trevino.
The family will receive guests at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Tuesday, January 22nd from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM. A Celebration of Christian Burial Mass will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 23rd at 10:00 AM with Father George presiding. Interment will follow at the Elgin Latin Cemetery.