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Anita Solis Damian, 84 of Angleton, Texas, entered Heavens gates on January 25, 2017. Anita was born on July 8, 1932, in La Grulla, Texas to Policarpio and Petra Solis. Anita married Celestino Garza Damian on August 20, 1953 in Velasco, Texas.
Anita was a teacher's assistant at Velasco Elementary School for 25 years. She especially enjoyed working with the children who initially spoke mostly Spanish and helped them sharpen their English and math skills. She loved to teach so much that even when she was not working, she would sit down with her own grandchildren and help them with homework and improve their math skills using flashcards. When she retired from Velasco Elementary School, she joined her husband in running his surveying company, Damian and Associates, Inc. until she once again retired in 2011. Anita's hobbies included gardening, antiquing, crosswords and find-a-word puzzles. Anita was most famously known for her pan de polvo Mexican wedding cookies that she would make during the Christmas season.
Anita is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, and sisters, Maria Guzman, Adelaida Zarate and Adela Solis, and great grandson, Michael Lorenzo Perez.
Anita is survived by her children, Estella Damian-Aluizo and her husband Nicolas, Jr., Ronald Damian and his wife Mariza, Rene Damian and his wife Sandra and Phillip Damian; grandchildren, Melinda Perez, Nicolas Aluizo III and his wife Belinda, Cristina Contreras and her husband Mark, Petra Becerra and her husband Chris, Anne-Marie Cohea and her husband John David, Ronald Dean Damian, Jr, and his wife Nichole, Celestino "Ben" Damian and his wife Dominique, Andrew Damian, Christian R. Damian, Jared L. Damian, Lauren K. Damian; great grandchildren, Nicolas R. Aluizo IV, Nisa A. Aluizo, Timothy G. Perez, Nicolas P. Perez, Eliana M. Contreras, Josephine E. Contreras, Clark Cohea, Skye, Blayze, Colton, and Eliana Becerra, Alekzander, Aidan, Alivia, Jason, and Jesse Damian.
The family would like to express its appreciation to the staff and residents at Cypress Woods Care Health Center in Angleton, Texas for the love, friendship and care extended to Anita since her residency began in August, 2013 to the end of her life here on earth.
Visitation will be held on Friday January 27, 2017 at Restwood Funeral Home from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Funeral service will be held at Freeport Assembly of God on Saturday January 28, 2017 at 10:00am, with a graveside service to follow at Restwood Memorial Park.