Porter Loring Mortuary North

From advance planning for the inevitable to at-need services during an emotionally difficult time to bereavement counseling for those who are grieving, it is our privilege to comfort and care for families in need.

Porter Loring Mortuaries is committed to providing you and your family with meaningful ceremonies to help memorialize your loved ones. Our staff assists you in creating a personalized service, allowing family and friends to come together to remember, to honor, to support each other and to celebrate a life that has been lived.

Our Obituaries

Shirley Ann Stone

September 15, 1929 - August 31, 2020

Shirley Ann Stone, 90, passed away peacefully and entered the gates of Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior on the morning of August 31, 2020 in Austin, TX. With her family close by, and only being allowed limited visitation because of Covid-19 restrictions, we are forever grateful to the staff at Legacy Oaks Austin and Melissa and Nina at Magnolia Hospice for the love and compassion they...
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Fredrick "Matt" Brymer

June 6, 1960 - August 31, 2020

Fredrick Matthew "Matt" Brymer, age 60, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 31, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born June 6, 1960 in Carrizo Springs, Texas to Dorothy Sammann Brymer and John Harvey Brymer, III. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Harvey Brymer, III and Dorothy Sammann Brymer. Matt is survived by his wife of 35 years, Trish Brymer, and their daughter, Christy,...
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Delores Herald

February 28, 1934 - August 29, 2020

Delores Herald, age 86, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born February 28, 1934 in Berry, Kentucky to Pearl Eckler and Chester Humphries. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lester Herald, and brothers Chester Jr., Walt, and Don Humphries. Delores is survived by her son Rex Haddix and wife Rhonda of Spring Branch, Texas; grandchildren...
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Cara Lynn (Hamilton) Halvorson

January 21, 1966 - August 28, 2020

On Aug 28, 2020 Cara Lynn (Hamilton) Halvorson, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend, passed away suddenly at the age of 54. She will be lovingly remembered for her many talents, quick wit, humor, and storytelling. Cara was born January 21, 1966 to Herbert and Carol Hamilton in Galveston, TX. She was married to the love and light of her life, Eric Halvorson of Bulverde,...
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Marietta Porter Upton

July 17, 1930 - August 28, 2020

Marietta Porter Upton, age 90, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on July 17, 1930, in Bishop, Georgia, to parents Adlai and Mary Dee Porter and was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women. Part Texan and part Georgia peach, Marietta married and made her home in San Antonio for over 65 years. She was an active member of Fellowship of San Antonio...
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Phillip Thomas Graham

March 24, 1991 - August 27, 2020

Phillip Thomas Graham passed away suddenly in his sleep on August 27, 2020, at the young age of 29. Son, brother, and friend to many, Phillip made an enormous impact on each life he touched in the short time he was here. He relished enticing people into spirited discussions, and he filled any room he entered with his hearty laughter. Underneath his bold exterior was a heart of gold. His...
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Lilllian L. Johnson

July 21, 1922 - August 26, 2020

Lillian L. Johnson, age 98, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born July 21, 1922 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Nellie Mae Wood and Henry William Schmidt. Lillian married Col. Barney Lee Johnson Jr. in 1941 and served as a faithful officer's wife until his retirement from the United States Air Force in 1970. As a member of the Officers' Wives' Club or OWC she was...
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Bertha D. Miller

January 5, 1946 - August 25, 2020

Bertha D. Miller, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born January 5, 1946 to Amelia Garcia and Julio Diaz in San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents. Bertha is survived by her husband of 54 years, John D. Miller Sr.; children John D. Miller Jr. and wife Monica, Jeffrey B. Miller and wife Paula, Jason P. Miller and wife Shelly;...
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Myrtis LaVerne Gilmore

January 5, 1936 - August 24, 2020

Myrtis LaVerne Gilmore, age 84, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, after a 9 year journey through cognitive mental decline due to Alzheimer's disease. She was under the loving care of Serenity Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care and Blessed Hope Hospice, with her devoted daughters and granddaughter at her side. Born on January 5, 1936 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Sarah...
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Hertha Koenning Grisell

September 15, 1920 - August 24, 2020

Hertha Koenning Grisell, age 99, passed into her next life on August 24, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Cmdr. E. Lynn Grisell, Jr. (USN Ret.); her son, E. Lynn Grisell III; and her faithful black lab, Aggie. She was also preceded in death by her six sisters and four brothers: Frieda Koenning Dittfurth (Rudolph), Emma Koenning Schafer (Willie), Anton Koenning (Sammie), Alma...
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Thomas Poulos

March 20, 1948 - August 23, 2020

Thomas Poulos, age 72, devoted, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by, his mother Sophia Poulos-Sotiriou, and father, Athanasios Pouloxis. Thomas is survived by his wife, Trish Poulos; son, Brandon S. Poulos and wife Ashleigh; daughter, Sofia M. Poulos Laham and husband Matthew; son, Christopher T....
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Zulema Juarez

March 2, 1957 - August 22, 2020

Zulema Juarez, age 63, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Born on March 2, 1957, in Lubbock, Texas to parents Oscar and Maria Reyna San Miguel Juarez. She was preceded in death by Gilbert Torrez, her husband and later partner Tony Flores. Zulema worked as a medical office administrator until health concerns forced her retirement. She was a homemaker for her son and sisters and the heart...
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Fannie Rae Shapiro

April 21, 1935 - August 22, 2020

Fannie Rae (Rae) Shapiro, age 85, died early Saturday morning in San Antonio, Texas after a brief illness. Rae was born and raised in San Antonio, April 21, 1935, to Joe and Goldie Shapiro and was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved step-mother, Lillian Shapiro; and her three sisters, Edith Mantinband, Bernice Vejans, and Leah Maze. She was a graduate Thomas Jefferson High School...
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William John Filippini

August 26, 1944 - August 21, 2020

Bill, known to his friends and many others as "Flip" is at peace with our Lord. While there are so many layers to the lives we live and never enough time to truly pay homage to our loved ones, Bill simply lived a life of service and sacrifice. His love for the Lord kept him active in church and community throughout the years while his love for his country led to a full and distinguished career...
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Michele DuBrow Leverant

July 21, 1942 - August 21, 2020

Michele DuBrow Leverant passed away on August 21, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease that was unfortunately exacerbated by contracting Covid-19 in a memory care facility. Michele was born on July 21, 1942 in Hartford, CT to Faye Siegal and George DuBrow. After marrying the love of her life, Gerald Leverant in 1962, the two moved to Troy, New York. There,...
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Wilfred Allen Gold

September 17, 1930 - August 19, 2020

Wilfred Allen Gold, our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend went to be with his Lord after his battle with Alzheimer's on August 19, 2020 just shy of his 90th birthday. The first child of the late Marvin and Dora Gold, Wilfred was born in Fredericksburg, TX on September 17, 1930. Those who met Wilfred found a true friend. He was a compassionate, gentle, kind,...
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Franklin "Woody" Kehoe

December 12, 1935 - August 19, 2020

Franklin "Woody" Kehoe crossed into heaven on August 19, 2020. Woody was born in San Antonio, Texas to George and Albertine Kehoe on December 12, 1935. He was an 'Army brat' until his fathers' untimely death in a plane crash. He then moved to Knoxville, Tennessee where he was raised by his mother and grandmother. After high school he served his country in the Army for two years before...
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Jerry Owen Townsend

December 23, 1948 - August 19, 2020

Jerry Owen Townsend, born on December 23, 1948, in San Antonio, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on August 19, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, French Montford Townsend and LaRue Thompson Townsend. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joan Reeder Townsend; son, James Brian Townsend and wife, Jennifer; daughter, Julie Elizabeth Wright and husband, Daryl; grandchildren,...
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John Gregory Hamilton

August 10, 1946 - August 17, 2020

John Gregory (Greg) Hamilton left this world at our Lord's request just a few days after his August 10th birthday. He was 74 years of age. He suffered much of late but was always hopeful, trusting, and faithful to God's Will. He is now at peace and we remember him as a gentle, compassionate and generous soul. Greg was raised with a foundation of love, family and service modeled by his parents...
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Rawley Dean Johnson

April 5, 1939 - August 17, 2020

Rawley Dean Johnson passed away on August 17, 2020. Born into a farming family in Victoria, Texas, April 5, 1939, he earned a football scholarship and degree in math at Texas Lutheran University where he met his future wife, Nancy Lorenz, a student there. They married in 1962 and moved to Houston for his work at Shell Oil. Later in San Antonio, Texas, he worked as a geo-physics engineer at...
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Valerie Gail Bell

April 12, 1935 - August 16, 2020

Valerie Gail Bell passed away in the comfort of her home and surrounded by family on August 16th, 2020 in San Antonio, TX. Valerie was born on April 12th, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to Thomas Taylor and Isabella Gillooly. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Kathleen Skibinski. Valerie Bell is survived by her husband, Donald Bell, her children, Andrea Foster and husband Allan,...
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Loretta Marie (Janda) Koehn Valenta

October 20, 1943 - August 14, 2020

Loretta Marie (Janda) Koehn Valenta, 76, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas after a short, but difficult battle with ALS. Loretta was born on October 20, 1943 in La Grange, Texas to Richard Benedict Janda and Martha Annie Rainosek. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Deacon George Valenta; and brother, Donald Janda. Loretta grew up in Austin, Texas where...
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Wayne Mosley

January 12, 1948 - August 14, 2020

Wayne Mosley, age 72, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Wayne was born January 12, 1948 in San Antonio, Texas to Thelma Murphy and Ed Mosley. He served in the US Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. Wayne was an avid sports fisherman, hunter, rock crawler, and businessman. As a fisherman, Wayne shared his passion for the saltwater with many friends over the years. The...
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Laura Oropeza Gonzalez

September 29, 1950 - August 13, 2020

Laura Oropeza Gonzalez, age 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughters on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on September 29, 1950 in Monterrey, Mexico to Minerva Tijerina de Oropeza and Pablo Oropeza Gomez. She was an accomplished Doctor of Dental Surgery and small business owner, but most importantly was a dedicated wife, mother and daughter. She treasured...
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Sophia Poulos-Sotiriou

April 18, 1922 - August 13, 2020

Sophia Poulos-Sotiriou, age 98, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Sophia was born April 18, 1922 in Kanalia, Greece. She attended St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church. Sophia was preceded in death by her husband, George Sotiriou. She is survived by her son Thomas Poulos and wife Trish; grandchildren, Brandon S. Poulos and wife Ashleigh Sofia M. Poulos Laham and husband...
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Russell Dean Porter

September 9, 1951 - August 12, 2020

Russell Dean Porter, 68, of San Antonio, passed into Heaven on August 12, 2020 at SAMMC/BAMC. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Connie; daughter, Jennifer and husband Justin; and grandson, Parker. He also had a special relationship with Brandi Allen and her children, Jo, Miranda and Conor. Russell is also survived by his brother, Bill and wife Donna; and numerous...
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Terri Lynn Johnson

April 18, 1951 - August 12, 2020

Terri Lynn Johnson, beloved instructor to hundreds of young dance students on San Antonio's northwest side over the past four decades, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2020, in San Antonio, after a short illness. She was 69. Terri opened T.J.'s Dance Factory in San Antonio in 1985 and committed herself to developing a rich legacy of dance excellence. She established a permanent location...
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Patty L. Ellis

May 5, 1955 - August 12, 2020

Patty Lea Ellis, age 65, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Patty was generous, considerate, loving, a humble servant and a warrior. People would often say how much they love her, and they were willing to do anything extra for "Patty". Her husband, children, and grandchildren would say that she was their "biggest fan". Devoted, she would silently do whatever it...
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James J. Van Buskirk

February 11, 1929 - August 11, 2020

James J. Van Buskirk, age 91, of San Antonio, Texas, and formally of Andover, NY left this world peacefully to be with his Lord on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Born on February 11, 1929 in Caneadea, NY the youngest son of James and Josephine (Patterson) Van Buskirk, he was predeceased by his mother Josephine Poore in 1978, father James Blaine Van Buskirk in 1964, and brothers Charles (1962) and...
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Winoma "Winnie" Clements

January 19, 1932 - August 11, 2020

Winoma "Winnie" Clements, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on January 19, 1932 in Little Rock, Arkansas to William and Ruby Schmeckenbecher. She grew up in Ironton, MO. Graduated from Nurse's training in 1954. Married in St Louis, MO in 1955. They moved to Wichita, KS in 1959. She became a private pilot in 1966. Winnie and Bob were married for 50...
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Jesse Natal Sanchez, Jr.

December 22, 1936 - August 11, 2020

Jesse Natal Sanchez, Jr. passed from this life on August 11, 2020 at the age of 83. He is survived by Norberta L. Sanchez, his wife of 59 years; his son, Victor (Christi L.); grandchildren, Haileigh, Natalee and Ethan, and greatgrandchildren Madison and Kaiden. He was born in Martindale, Texas, to Jesus and Ignacia, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were baby son, Antonio;...
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Greg Wright

December 12, 1949 - August 11, 2020

Greg Wright, age 70, passed away peacefully on August 11, 2020 at home in San Antonio, TX. He was born December 12,1949 in Columbus, Ohio to Lloyd and Betty Wright who instilled in him the values of education, hard work, honesty and humility and love of family, friends, country and travel. His father and his brother-in-law, Alton Smith, preceded him in death. He is survived by his beloved...
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Elisa "Celeste" Cavazos Mullen

September 15, 1939 - August 10, 2020

Elisa "Celeste" Cavazos Mullen, 80, passed away on August 10, 2020 at home in San Antonio after having been diagnosed with stage four Pancreatic Cancer on July 11th. She spent her final days under the care of Guiding Light Hospice, along with her husband and son. Celeste was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, the daughter of Raul and Elisa "Bebe" Zepeda Cavazos. She is survived by two of...
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Stephanie Orlando Brown

April 6, 1962 - August 10, 2020

Stephanie Orlando Brown, age 58, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born April 6, 1962, to Charlotte Hunt and James Milton Orlando in Houston, Texas. She grew up in San Antonio and graduated from Clark High School in 1980, and she was crowned Miss San Antonio the same year. Stephanie loved to dance her whole life, first as a member of the Clark dance team,...
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Patricia Ann Jarrett

May 30, 1941 - August 9, 2020

Patricia Ann Fullen Jarrett, 79, entered our Lord's eternal rest on August 9, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Born May 30, 1941 in Gorman, Texas to Thaddeus Milton Fullen and Juanita Mae (Cummings) Fullen, she graduated from Eastland HS in 1959. Patricia married Jaye C. Jarrett in 1959 and shared 59 years together. They enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Enthusiasm for hunting began...
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Walter J. Mazur

August 8, 2020

Walter J. Mazur (age 90) passed away on August 8, 2020 in San Antonio, TX. He was born to John and Genevieve Mazur in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, and he grew up in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. As the only brother to 5 sisters, he was often called "the thorn among the roses." Though, with so many sisters, it could be argued that he was the "rose among the thorns." He enlisted in the United States...
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Amando Rogelio Pena

November 22, 1951 - August 6, 2020

Amando Rogelio Peña was born to Ernestine O. Peña and Manuel T. Peña, in San Antonio, Texas, on November 22, 1951. He was the second oldest of five boys. From an early age, he was affectionately called "Mando" by family and friends and the nickname stayed with him all of his days. He attended Our Lady of Guadalupe School. In grade school, Mando showed a natural talent for sports,...
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Louis J. Beaumier

July 13, 1930 - August 5, 2020

Louis J. Beaumier, age 90, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 surrounded by his wife and two children. He was a quiet, gentle-natured, intellectually curious man who is best described as a life-long learner and avid reader, with an eclectic range of interests. As a husband, he was a loving, supportive, and protective man. As a father and grandfather, he taught by wise...
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Anna Marie DuTerroil

December 12, 1940 - August 5, 2020

Anna Marie Duterroil passed away on the 5th of August 2020, following a beautiful life that began in San Antonio, Texas. She will be remembered as a proud and admiring mother, a loyal friend, and a person who was curious about everything. She regarded her parents, Rose and Franz Engels as two of the finest examples of God's creation. Her hometown, San Antonio, was always her anchor. She grew...
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Carlos D. Martinez

November 25, 1946 - August 4, 2020

Carlos D. Martinez born in San Antonio, Texas November 25, 1946 Has gone to be with the Lord on August 4, 2020 Carlos is preceded in death by his father Sotero Martinez, his mother Margarita Martinez, sister Helen Baca and wife Rita M. Martinez. He is survived by his sister Carmen Berlanga, sister Alicia Martinez and brother Henry Martinez, his two daughters Angela D. Alderete and Cynthia J....
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George David Stewart

November 22, 1938 - August 4, 2020

Lieutenant Colonel George David Stewart, "David", a Fifth Generation Texan whose ancestors were citizens of the Republic of Texas, finished his life in triumph when he died in his home surrounded by family on August 4, 2020 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease and cancer. Born November 22, 1938 in San Antonio, Texas to Mary Kaine and Arthur Cheeseman Stewart, David grew up in Matagorda...
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Virginia "Vigie" Lee Reuthinger Wynn

July 22, 1932 - August 4, 2020

Virginia "Vigie" Wynn was born in Laredo, Texas, and died in San Antonio, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie and George Reuthinger Sr., members of an early Laredo pioneering family; brother, George Reuthinger Jr. (Edith); and sisters, Betty Reuthinger Patterson (Lucius) and Hortense Reuthinger Offerle (Max). She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Dr. James Wynn;...
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Christopher Brieger Whittle

August 28, 1978 - August 3, 2020

Christopher Brieger Whittle was born in Dallas, Texas on August 28, 1978. He died suddenly and unexpectedly in his home on August 3, 2020. Chris is survived by his wife of two years, Christine E. Anderson and her two daughters, Brooke and Kendall Anderson. His mother, Karen Lashbrook and her husband Jon; his father Richard Whittle and his wife Jackie; his brother Casey Whittle and wife,...
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Kazuko Barrera

December 12, 1939 - August 3, 2020

Kazuko Barrera, age 80, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on December 12, 1939 in Kobe, Japan to Katzuji Fukuyama and Totuchiyo Toriuri. Kazuko grew up in Kyushu, Japan with her 7 siblings. She met her husband, Ramon Barrera, while he was stationed in Iwakuni, Japan. They married and moved to the states where she was blessed with seven children. Kazuko...
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Anna Lorene Sobrino

October 21, 1925 - August 2, 2020

Anna Lorene Sobrino, 94, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on August 2, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene, son Eugene Jr, and daughter Polly. Survivors are her daughter Dottie (Jeff), granddaughters Alexandra and Shannon, grandsons Nicholaus and Christopher, and many great grandchildren. Eugene & Anna married on November 15, 1952 in San Antonio. Anna volunteered often at...
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Joan Morton

April 14, 1926 - August 1, 2020

Joan Morton, age 94, passed away on August 1, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Joan was born to Frank and Helen Venino on April 14, 1926 and was a native of Maplewood, New Jersey. Joan enrolled in the Cadet Nurse Corps in WWII and received her RN from the Ann May School of Nursing at Fitkin Memorial Hospital and Monmouth Jr. College in 1945. Although the war ended by the time she graduated, Joan...
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Anna Maria Reck

February 7, 1931 - August 1, 2020

Anna Maria Reck, age 89, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born February 7, 1931 in Udine, Italy to Bianca Mazzotti and Antonio Bizzaro. Anna Maria Bizzaro was born in the Friuli-Venezia Guilia region of Italy, near the foot of the Alps. She was the youngest of six children and was raised by her older sisters because her mother died when she was an infant....
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Eloise Garcia Lucas

February 19, 1934 - August 1, 2020

Eloise Garcia Lucas passed into eternal peace August 1, 2020, in San Antonio Texas. Eloise, the oldest of twelve children, was born on February 19, 1934, to Elida and Jesus Garcia in Alice, Texas. The Garcia's lived in Alice, Texas for many years before moving to San Antonio. After graduating from high school, Eloise moved to Burbank, California to begin life away from home. During this...
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Charles H. Hood

February 21, 1934 - August 1, 2020

Taps sounded for Charles H. Hood, M.D., US ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, (RET.) on 1 August 2020. COL Hood was born in Bedford, KY on 21 February 1934 in the middle of a blizzard, and was a breech birth. This retrograde debut into frigid air was the cause, according to Dr. Hood, of his failure to straighten out. His only unique accomplishment was having been the blue-ribbon baby of the 1934 Shelby County...
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Deacon Thomas Franklin

October 10, 1937 - August 1, 2020

Deacon Tom was born on October 10, 1937 in Lakewood, Ohio to Rollen and Virginia Franklin. He returned to his Heavenly Father at the age of 82. He attended schools in North Olmsted, Ohio. He graduated from Case Institute of Technology in 1959 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Fluid Dynamics. He began working for Sohio Oil while finishing his degree and continued there after...
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Mark Anthony Pointon

January 23, 1963 - July 31, 2020

Mark Anthony Pointon, age 57, entered eternal peace on July 31, 2020. He was born on January 23, 1963 to Gerda "Hetty" VanEmden and Anthony Pointon in Bedford, England. While he resided between England and Holland during childhood, Mark moved to the United States at age 17 and graduated from John Marshall High School shortly thereafter. Upon graduation, Mark enlisted in the US Army and...
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Andrew E. Garcia, Jr.

March 14, 1955 - July 31, 2020

Andrew E. Garcia, Jr., was born on March 14, 1955 and went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, July 31, 2020. Junior passed peacefully while at home. Junior was deeply committed to The Lord and took every opportunity to share his knowledge of The Lord. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and was a member of the marching band where he played the trumpet. He was also a...
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Maxine Rose

June 4, 1931 - July 31, 2020

Maxine Rose "Max" was born to Barney and Mae Weinstein in Dallas on June 4, 1931. She lived her life to the fullest, passing away in San Antonio on Friday July 31, 2020. Max was a woman who danced through life and while attending the University of Texas, she found her dance partner and love of 57 years, Bernie Rose. It's comforting to know they are finally dancing together again. An avid...
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Patricia Haydene Leonhard

January 9, 1943 - July 30, 2020

Patricia Haydene Leonhard (aka Patricia McDonald Leonhard), age 77, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Patricia was born January 9, 1943 in McNeill, Mississippi, and graduated from Slidell High School in Slidell, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys Smart and her younger son, Tal Harper. She was married December 19, 1983 in Houston, Texas, and...
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Albert R. Reichert

June 22, 1944 - July 30, 2020

Albert R. Reichert, 76 of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 at his home. A private celebration of his life service was held on August 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Porter Loring North, 2102 North Loop 1604 East. The previously recorded service can be viewed via this link: https://admin.mediafusionapp.com/_live/embedPlayer.php?contentId=86311 Al is survived by his son,...
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Cecil L. "Don" Strong

December 21, 1933 - July 30, 2020

Born in Dublin, Texas to J.T. and Myrtle McAdams Strong, Don grew up knowing the value of hard work. As a boy he worked paper routes and swept floors at downtown businesses. As a teenager Don worked at his uncle's salvage yard loading freight cars with scrap iron, as well as working on a pipeline in West Texas. Don attended Dublin High School and then East Texas State University (now Texas A & M...
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Patricia Ann Duran

September 7, 1953 - July 30, 2020

Patricia Ann Duran, age 66, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Born on September 7, 1953 in Houston, Texas to Rosemary Bourgeois and Francis Richard Duncan. Patricia graduated from Ross Sterling High School (Houston), Class of 1972. She was preceded in death by her parents; and loving husband of 28 years, Ignacio Antonio Duran. She relocated to San Antonio and worked as an...
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Samuel Lawrence Kanter

October 12, 1964 - July 30, 2020

Samuel Lawrence Kanter died on July 30, 2020. Sammy was preceded in death by his parents, Melvyn "Jerry" and Shirley Kanter; nephew, Brett Shalom Kanter, and aunt, Joan Bernstein. Sammy leaves behind a sister, Debbi Freedman (Marc); and brothers, Jack and Mark (Linda). He is survived by his uncle, Stuart Bernstein; several nieces and nephews and their spouses; and great nieces and nephews. ...
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Kenneth E. Griswold

November 16, 1939 - July 29, 2020

Kenneth E. Griswold, Jr., age 80, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in San Antonio. He proudly served in the Air Force for 23 years where most noticeably he served in the Vietnam War. Kenneth E. Griswold Jr. was a loving, caring, compassionate person that loved to be seen in public with his "Vietnam Veteran" hat and a scoop of ice cream in his hand. He was never going to bother you or...
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Hector Carlos Bove

February 23, 1978 - July 29, 2020

Hector Carlos Bove, 42, passed away on July 29, 2020. The man, the myth, the legend. To most, hearing that description probably sounds hyperbolic. But to anybody that has met Hector, they would probably laugh and say, "Yeah, that's about right." Hector was a wonderful son, incredible brother, amazing uncle, caring nephew, loving cousin and loyal friend, with a contagious smile and larger...
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Samuel Louis Smith

December 27, 1935 - July 28, 2020

Our Lord called to Himself Samuel Louis Smith on July 28, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Sam, as family and friends called him, was born on December 27, 1935, at St. Joseph's Infirmary in Houston, Texas. His father, Issie Smith, was born in Wilma, Russia, and his mother, Sarah Wiesberg, in the great power often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire. They both immigrated into the United States...
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Brigida Lopez Canales

October 8, 1929 - July 28, 2020

Brigida Lopez Canales, age 90, was welcomed by the Lord on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Brigida was born October 8, 1929 in Comal County, Texas to Jesus and Martina Lopez. In 1945 she married Daniel Canales Jr. and moved to San Antonio. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and 5 siblings. Brigida is survived by her 8 children, Martina (Andres) Corona, Eulalia (Cipriano) Sierra, Theresa ...
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Richard A. Smith

July 2, 1924 - July 28, 2020

Cpt Richard A. Smith, USAAF, our 96-year-old B-17 bombardier/navigator for The Mighty Eighth out of Kimbolton, England during World War II, traded in his Army Air Corp wings for a brand-new pair of everlasting angel wings on 28 July 2020. He flew 35 combat flying missions. During his post military career, he earned a Master's Degree in Aerospace Engineering while working Military projects in...
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Aleene Riecher Walsh

April 9, 1930 - July 25, 2020

Aleene Riecher Walsh, age 90, passed away on July 25, 2020. She was born in San Antonio on April 9, 1930, to Anton & Emma Fowler Riecher. She was employed by Royal Insurance for over 30 years until an early retirement. Aleene was a lifetime member of The American Legion Auxiliary & a member of the San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society for 25 years. Aleene enjoyed compiling ancestry...
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Dennis H. Johnson (U.S. Army Ret.)

February 3, 1943 - July 25, 2020

Dennis H. Johnson, age 77, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at his home in San Antonio, Texas with his loved ones by his side. Dennis was born in Portland, Oregon to Astrid and Hans Johnson. He was raised alongside Bob Brovick by Orva and Bertina Steffarud in Whitefish, Montana and graduated from Whitefish High School in 1961. Upon graduation from the University of Montana, he was...
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Bobbe Burnham Christensen

June 21, 1921 - July 25, 2020

Bobbe Christensen, who was born in the red-dirt country of Mississippi, who served in the Navy nurse corps and later taught nursing and epidemiology, passed away quietly Saturday morning. An avid tennis fan even in her youth, she bought her first tennis racket with money earned picking cotton and fashioned her own tennis court to use it. Still in her teens, she trained to become a Public Health...
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Lois Virginia Ferguson Thornton

January 6, 1923 - July 25, 2020

Lois Virginia Ferguson Thornton was born January 6, 1923, in Three Rivers, Texas, to Robert Ferguson and Nellie Reynolds, she passed away on July 25, 2020 at the age of 97. Virginia, as she was known by most, married the love of her life, Forrest E. (Jack) Thornton and together they were married for 63 years plus, until Jack's passing on May 9, 2004. To this marriage there were three children...
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Jane "Jan" Anne Amundsen

March 4, 1939 - July 25, 2020

Jane "Jan" Anne Amundsen passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 81. Jan was born March 4, 1939 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Thelma Irene Porter and Roland Benjamin McCullar Sr. She grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from NW Classen High School in Oklahoma City in 1957. Jan enjoyed many extracurricular activities and loved her many friends. After high school...
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Benny J. Skidmore

March 18, 1944 - July 25, 2020

Benny J. Skidmore, age 76, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in San Antonio. Benny was born to parents Cooper Skidmore and Ilene Kircher on March 18, 1944 in San Antonio Texas. Benny graduated from Central Catholic High School in San Antonio Class of 1962. Benny started his professional career with Scobey Moving Company, and later joined Montgomery Ward department stores in the late 1960...
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Ruben Olvera

November 25, 1946 - July 24, 2020

After a long battle with cancer, Ruben Olvera, age 73, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Friday, July 24, 2020 at his home in Helotes, Texas. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, Papa, Abuelo, brother, uncle, and loyal friend. He was born on November 25, 1946 to Rodolfo and Aurora Aleman Olvera in San Diego, Texas. Born into humble beginnings, he was driven by a...
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Jimmy Brooks Matney

May 19, 1945 - July 24, 2020

Jimmy Brooks Matney, age 75, of San Antonio Texas passed away on July 24, 2020 At North Central Baptist Hospital surrounded by his two daughters. Jimmy was born to parents Jesse Brooks and Mary Louise Matney on May 19, 1945 in Tyler Texas. Jimmy graduated from El Dorado High School in El Dorado Arkansas Class of 1963 and received a degree in Business from Southern State University in...
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James Albert Blair, Jr.

October 21, 1932 - July 23, 2020

Colonel (Retired) James Albert Blair, Jr. passed away on July 23, 2020 following a long and happy life. He was born Oct. 21, 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA to Dr. James Albert Blair and Florence Jethro (Newman) Blair. Jim and his brother Sid were raised in Pittsburgh and on the family farm in Plumville, PA. He attended Peabody High School, then the Univ. of Pittsburgh where he joined the Air Force ROTC...
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Lois Gilner Gregerson

November 4, 1925 - July 23, 2020

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Wayside Chapel, 1705 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, Texas 78213. * Masks are required * If you have been exposed to COVID-19 in the past 14 days or would like to attend remotely, please click on the following link with the passcode "Lois" if needed: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87865669403?pwd...
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Jose Roldan Covarrubias

October 11, 1933 - July 23, 2020

Jose Roldan Covarrubias, age 86, was called to heaven on July 23, 2020. He was born and raised in Kingsville, Texas, by his parents, Daniel & Olivia Covarrubias. Roldan graduated from Kingsville High School in 1953 and lettered twice on the varsity football team for the Brahmas. He married the love of his life, Hilda Villagomez, on August 24, 1959, and they celebrated 60 years of marriage in...
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Donald Lee Harris

April 11, 1945 - July 22, 2020

Donald Lee Harris, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on April 11, 1945 in Houston, Texas to Claude and Martha (Smith) Harris. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Donald married Catherine Cooper on August 15, 1971 in Nacogdoches, Texas. He worked in the banking industry as an environmentalist. Donald is survived by his wife, Catherine Harris; daughters,...
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James (Jim) Leonard Gaultney

July 22, 2020

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Jim graduated from Highland High School in 1962. He then completed an accounting degree from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas and became a CPA. He worked at Associated Milk Producers (AMPI) in San Antonio, Texas, and retired as manager of Internal Audit after 27 years. He was proceeded in death by his mother Kathryn (Gardner) Gaultney, his father...
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Marisa Cisneros-Gonzalez

June 1, 1972 - July 20, 2020

Marisa Cisneros-Gonzalez passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020. MEMORIAL SERVICE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2020 11:00 A.M. PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL For those who were unable to attend, the service may be viewed through the following link: https://admin.mediafusionapp.com/_live/embedPlayer.php?contentId=86031
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Guadalupe S. Barrientes

December 17, 1935 - July 20, 2020

Guadalupe Saenz Barrientes, age 84, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on December 17, 1935 in Karnes City, Texas. Guadalupe is survived by his wife of 62 years Adelina; his 4 children, Abel (Kathy), Joseph (Elizabeth), Grace (Pete) and Tess (Joseph); 10 grandchildren, Michelle Dee, Sarah and Jake Penaloza, Patrick Barrientes, Victoria Perez, Christine and...
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Rene A. Gleespen

April 25, 1958 - July 19, 2020

René A. Gleespen, age 62, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Though born in Allentown, PA on April 25, 1958, she spent her childhood and much of her adult life in Bel Air, Maryland before also residing in North Carolina and Texas. René was a devoted wife, mother, and daughter. She attended The University of Maryland, graduating in 1980 with a degree in nursing, with...
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Mary Louise Roberson

May 20, 1940 - July 19, 2020

Mary Louise Roberson, age 80, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born May 20, 1940 to Mary Carmel Byrne and George Warren Wright in Garden City, Kansas. Mary was a dedicated mother, volunteer with numerous military and San Antonio organizations, and was a long- time member of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Team. Mary was preceded in death by her...
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Woodson (Woody) Anthony Huggins

September 22, 1935 - July 19, 2020

Woodson (Woody) Anthony Huggins, age 84, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Woody was born on September 22, 1935 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Woodson and Louise Huggins. He answered to many names, but his favorites were "Papa Woody" and "Daddy Rabbit", his CB handle. He played football, was a Pilgrim Reporter and a Sodality member at Corpus Christi College Academy from...
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Gary L. Ives

August 27, 1940 - July 18, 2020

Gary L. Ives, age 79, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 in Converse, Texas. He was born on August 27, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois to Leo F. Ives and Annie Lou Archer Ives. Gary was an active church member, loved to grow vegetables in his garden, spent many years singing with the Barbershop Harmony Society and was a loving member of his family. He was preceded in death by his parents;...
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Braden Lane Williams

June 3, 1999 - July 18, 2020

Braden Lane Williams, age 21, went to be with Jesus on July 18th, 2020. Braden was an incredible son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, uncle, and friend. A graduate of Boerne High School, a student of fast and classic cars, a dog dad to Noele, a proud supporter of the United States military and Texas Longhorns, a highly skilled gamer, and a lover of hunting and fishing. He spent his...
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John Allison Hale

August 10, 1939 - July 17, 2020

Beloved Daddy, brother, husband, and friend, John Allison Hale, age 80, returned to his Heavenly home on Friday, July 17, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. John was born August 10, 1939 in Raymondville, Texas to the late Gareth O'Dell Hale and the late Carmen Thornton Hale, and was lovingly raised by his grandmother, the late Etta Clark. John, born as the only brother along with his three sisters,...
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Phillip Reese Spicer, Jr.

January 12, 1952 - July 17, 2020

On Friday, July 17, 2020, Phillip Reese Spicer Jr., loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 68. Phil was born January 12, 1952 in Fort Collins, Colorado. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from St. Mary's School of Law. Phil practiced law in San Antonio for over 40 years. Phil had a...
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Solveig Astrid Turpin

August 31, 1936 - July 17, 2020

Solveig Astrid Turpin (nee Skramstad), 83, born in Waseca, Minnesota on August 31, 1936, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on July 17, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, Olaf and Magnhild Skramstad; brother, Odin Skramstad, and sister, Ingrid Henry. Solveig was married to William Francis Turpin [dec.] in 1955 and they were both active in MENSA. They shared a son, William Eugene...
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Barbara J. Reid

November 26, 1934 - July 17, 2020

Barbara J. Reid, age 85, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Austin, Texas on November 26, 1934 to Carl and Willie Mae (Burrows) Templeton. Barbara grew up in Austin and after graduating from Austin High School, spent six years working for the Southern Union Gas Company in Austin. During that time, she married the love of her life, John Reid, in 1956,...
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James D. Zimmermann , Sr.

December 11, 1928 - July 16, 2020

James Dennis Zimmermann, Sr., of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on July 16, 2020 at the age of 91. He was born on December 11, 1928 in San Antonio, the eighth of Edmund Zimmermann and Leonora Elizabeth Rihn's eleven children. Jimmie's accomplishments started early including having been a champion speller who won the City Spelling Bee and achieving Eagle Scout status. He was most proud of...
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Liliana Vila Gehrmann

September 6, 1935 - July 15, 2020

Liliana Vila Gehrmann, age 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at The Enclave senior living facility, where she resided. She was born on September 6, 1935 in San Jose, Costa Rica, to parents Franz Kurt Gehrmann and Irma Gehrmann Gutierrez. After completing high school, she moved to New York and worked as a legal secretary. It was there that she met the love of her life, Agustin...
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Barbara Welhausen Springer

February 9, 1934 - July 14, 2020

Barbara Ann Springer (nee Welhausen) died at age 86 on July 14, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born at her paternal family ranch in Encinal, Texas, to Sarah Beryl (nee Cavender) and Rudolph Joseph Welhausen. Barbara lived at the family ranch, raised by her extended family after her father died when she was three, until moving with her mother to El Paso when she was five. She graduated...
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LaVerne Hysinger George

June 1, 1928 - July 14, 2020

LaVerne Hysinger George passed away peacefully at home on July 14 at the age of 92. She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence Earl Hysinger and Thelma Loraine Hysinger and her sister Wanda Fae Smith. LaVerne was born on June 1, 1928 in Crowell, Texas. Her family later moved to Olton, Texas where she lived most of her life. LaVerne was an Olton High School graduate. She later worked at...
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Rita M. Martinez

August 24, 1945 - July 13, 2020

Rita M. Martinez born in San Antonio, Texas, August 24,1945 has gone to be with the Lord on July 13, 2020. Rita is preceded in death by her father, Margil G. Espinoza. She is survived by her loving husband, Carlos Martinez of 54 years; her 94-year-old mother, Mary Sue Espinoza; one brother, Albert Espinoza and her two daughters, Angela D. Alderete and Cynthia J. Rosas; two sons in law, Richard...
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John V. Corbisiero

August 8, 1926 - July 13, 2020

John (Giovanni) Vincent Corbisiero, age 93, beloved husband, father, brother, and Papa passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas from heart failure. His life was once described as "a Walter Mitty existence...a play by play of a little boy's hyperactive imagination or the plot of a cheesy 1940s biopic...one of the greatest living athletes you've never heard of." He had many...
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Robert (Bob) E. Tapia

July 12, 1948 - July 13, 2020

Robert (Bob) E. Tapia, age 72, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in San Antonio on July 12, 1948 to Jesus Salinas Tapia and Maria de Jesus Cantu Tapia. Bob attended St. Gerard Elementary School and St. Gerard High School in San Antonio, TX. He earned a B.S. from Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas in 1971. In 1979, he earned a M.S. degree in...
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Connie Elizabeth Harter

November 17, 1947 - July 13, 2020

Connie Elizabeth Harter "Mimi", age 72, joined the angels in Heaven on July 13, 2020 in San Antonio. She was born on November 17, 1947 in San Antonio Texas to Robert Felix and Connie Waitz Jordan. She was a 1965 graduate of Highlands High School. She worked for JC Penney for 34 years. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Jordan; mother, Connie Jordan; brother, Robert "Sonny" Jordan Jr....
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David Malcolm Haney

August 9, 1942 - July 13, 2020

David Malcolm Haney, age 77, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, July 13, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on August 9, 1942 in Victoria, Texas to William Frank Haney and Blanche Jeanette White. He proudly served in the US Army from 1959 to 1963 as a Missile Recovery Specialist. In addition to being an Independent Auto Mechanic, he also built airboats for...
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Cumie Josephine Smith

August 16, 1922 - July 13, 2020

Cumie Josephine Smith, 97 years young, died on July 13th 2020 at The Enclave for Senior Living in Cedar Park Texas. She was the widow of Jerry Emmett Smith and will be laid to rest alongside him at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Cumie was born in McDonough, Georgia, and she and Jerry had one son. Jerry Smith Sr. was in the United States Air Force and they were stationed in Okinawa during...
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Michael Greer Austin

May 16, 1957 - July 13, 2020

Michael Greer Austin, age 63, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on May 16, 1957 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia to Melvin W. Austin and Mary Ann Yount Austin. Michael is survived by his wife of 38 years, Lucy Robinson Austin, Father, Melvin W. Austin of Ingram, Texas; Brother Mark W. Austin and his wife Michele of Potomac Falls, Virginia; Nephews Mark W Austin...
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James R. McClung

June 30, 1943 - July 13, 2020

James R. McClung, beloved husband, stepfather, grandfather, friend and Air Force veteran, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 13, 2020 due to heart failure. James worked in the commercial real estate industry over 40 years in San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas. His wisdom, real estate knowledge, quick wit, and most of all his sense of humor endeared him to many. Jim enjoyed real...
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Wayman E. Barrett

July 19, 1930 - July 12, 2020

Wayman E. Barrett passed away just 7 days short of his 90th birthday on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Wimberly, Texas. Wayman was born July 19, 1930 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to Bessie and Waymond Barrett. Wayman retired from the USAF as Chief Master Sergeant and then lead a long career with the Federal Reserve Bank,where he retired as Assistant Vice President of at the New Orleans branch of the...
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