- April 8, 1931 - November 7, 2009
- San Antonio, Texas
of Ida's Passing
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“Now, as an educator, I realize the importance and influence we have in all of our students lives. We have an opportunity to shape young individuals...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Joel Rivera - Colorado Springs, CO
“Dear Sam, Karen & Gail, So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She taught us so much more than what was in the book like setting goals &...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Dottie (Earl) Stogsdill - Beasley, TX
“Mrs. Sacre was an integral part of my experience at St. Gregory's, and she will be fondly remembered.
3 of 21 | Posted by: Vanessa Seiler Lofton - TX
“Mrs. Sacre was my homeroom teacher in 1989, and to this day I remember many of the tough but fair lessons she taught me about life. Thank you for all...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Anthony Gonzales - Houston, TX
“To the family of Mrs. Sacre, We have all lost a grand lady. Ida taught both of our children, Brenda and Joseph Bludeau, at St. Gregory's and Ellie...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Bludeau Family - Boerne,, TX
“Dear Karen, My sincerest condolences on the passing of your mother. Sincerely, Nancy Clarkson Devlin
6 of 21 | Posted by: Nancy Clarkson Devlin - Houston, TX
“Karen, Prayers are with you and your family. May God grant you and your family peace in knowing that your Mom is in a better place.
7 of 21 | Posted by: Betty Ryan Beets - Long Beach, MS
“May Mrs. Sacre be with the angels in heaven and be at peace.
8 of 21 | Posted by: GIsela M. Sifuentes - San Antonio, TX
“I will always hold a special place in my heart for You.
9 of 21 | Posted by: Christopher Sanchez - San Antonio, TX
“Karen, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such an inspiration to us all. I don't remember all of my teachers through the years, but I'll...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Beni Maccabe Hemmeline - Lubbock, TX
“Gail, my old friend....we meet again....always to mourn a loved one..this time it is your wonderful mom...she was an institution at St. Gregory's...I...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Ann (Barley) Rowell - San Antonio, TX
“Karen, We are saddened at the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you, your family, and extended family. May she rest in Peace, and...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Raymond & Esperanza Olvera - TX
“I can remember sitting in a classroom @ St. Gregory's and having Mrs. Sacre share her lessons (from books and life). She always expected the best...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Carla Allison Rodriguez-Baez - AZ
“Karen, My prayers for your mother and your family. Victoria de Leon
14 of 21 | Posted by: Victoria de Leon - Hong Kong
“Thank you Mrs. Sacre for the great memories at St. Gregory's - especially our 7th grade year. Rest in peace.
15 of 21 | Posted by: Paul Spana - Sugar Land, TX
“Thank you for being a great teacher, I will always remember speech class fondly. May you rest in peace.
16 of 21 | Posted by: Melissa Martinez Schlenker - TX
“Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
17 of 21 | Posted by: Karen McLendon - San Antonio, TX
“Extending our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one. Directors & Staff at Mission Park Funeral Chapels North
18 of 21 | Posted by: Mission Park Funeral Chapels North - TX
“You were the first to recognize my talents. Thanks, you will be missed and remembered always.
19 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Styles (Wangler) - Afton, TX
“May you rest in peace, Mrs. Sacre.
20 of 21 | Posted by: David Spana - San Antonio, TX
“Karen, prayers are with you and your family. Take care.
21 of 21 | Posted by: Debbie Brown (Eder) - Burke, VA
SACRE Ida Lillian Sacre embraced eternal peace on Nov. 7, 2009. Born to Albert and Mildred Buppert in Hobson, VA, April 8, 1931, she joined the Army in 1949 and was assigned to Fort Sam Houston, where she met her husband, Emil A. Sacre. She touched hundreds of students' lives during her 35-year teaching career at St. Gregory the Great Catholic School. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother Frank, and grandchild Cassandra Rodriguez. She is survived by brothers George and Andrew; sister, Carolyn; children, Sam, Gail Rodriguez, and Karen Al-Bahloly; and grandchildren, Joshua, Jacob, Claire, and Kaitlyn Rodriguez, Saleem and Ameen Al-Bahloly. Visitation will begin at 5:00PM, with a rosary to be held at 7:00PM on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. On Friday, Nov. 13, 2009 the 9:00 AM funeral mass at St. Gregory's will be followed by interment at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Presentation Sisters (8931 Callaghan Rd., San Antonio, TX 78230) or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105).