- August 18, 1927 - April 1, 2015
- Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi Funeral Home
Helen O. Chapa, age 87, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
Helen was born to Audelio C. Olivares and Susana Garza on August 18, 1927 in Brownsville, Texas. Helen worked as a nurse at Memorial Hospital before retiring. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Susie C. McCoy; and a brother, Ernest Olivares (survived by his widow, Irma).
Helen leaves behind to cherish her memories, Husband, Manuel L. Chapa; Daughter, Mary Helen Beck (Terry); Son, Edward Chapa (Vivian), Manuel L. Chapa, Jr. (Tamy); also surviving are her siblings, Eddie Olivares (Emilie) and Rosemarie O Torres (Tony); Alice O. Scott (Robert) and Cecilia O. Wood of Springfield, MO, Rudy Olivares from Pasadena Texas; Ten Grandchildren, Twenty Four Great Grandchildren and Seven Great Great Grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Seaside Funeral Home, Reid Chapel, with a Rosary to be held at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
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