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2009-11-15 / Obituaries

Ofelia Chapa Canales

Ofelia Chapa Canales Ofelia Chapa Canales Ofelia Chapa Canales, 92, of Kingsville, died Nov. 10, 2009, in Corpus Christi.

She was born in Falfurrias, to Manuel Chapa and Celia Salinas Chapa.

Canales, a homemaker, was a member of St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Kingsville.

She also attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Sarita.

She was preceded in death in 1991 by her beloved husband, Leonso H. Canales; parents; and son, Marcos Chapa.

Survivors, all of Kingsville, include two sons, Leonso Canales Jr., Arnold (Ofilia) Canales, daughter, Mary Lou (Tony) Gonzalez, daughterin law, Eva Chapa; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A rosary was recited Nov. 11 at the Turcotte- Piper Mortuary Chapel.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 12 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Jim Foelker, O.M.I., as celebrant.

Burial followed in Kingsville at Chamberlain Cemetery.

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