Bartolo Garcia Pena Jr.

Bartolo Garcia Pena Jr, 78, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 20, 2018. He was born in Corpus Christi, to parents Bartolo and Ella Pena Sr. on Dec. 2, 1940.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bartolo and Ella Pena Sr.; and one sister, Sara Pena.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Aida D Pena; son, Roland L. Pena (Hope); daughter, Cynthia P. Gomez (Bobby); siblings, Dora McDaniels, Polly Playfair, Donicio P. Pena and Zulema Leanhart; grandchildren, Matthew P. Palacios, Marisa Palacios, Marcy Hammond, and Marina Koch; and greatgrandchildren, Ava Palacios, Mariah Palacios, Josiah Palacios, Ellayna Ochoa, Xavier Sierra, Brodie Hernandez, and Wyatt Hammond.

Bartolo was a lifelong resident of Aransas Pass. He was a self-employed commercial fisherman for more than 52 years and owned M/V the Pam, the Aida Dalia, and the Dalia. When he wasn’t on the water, he enjoyed ranching in Goliad, and for throughout the last 45 years, spending time with his family. He attended St. Mary Star of the Sea in Aransas Pass.

Visitation and a Rosary were held Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home. A Mass was celebrated Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at St. Mary Star of the Sea. Christian burial followed at Prairie View Cemetery in Aransas Pass.

Arrangements entrusted to: Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory.

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