Marina Cavazos Torres, 76, went to be with her lord and savior on November 24, 2020, at Shannon Hospital. She was born on December 15, 1943 in Mission Texas. A memorial service will be held at 1pm, Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Shaffer Funeral Home‚Äôs Sherwood Way Chapel.
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Marina graduated from Del-Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas with her Associates Degree in Nursing. She retired as a Registered Nurse from St. John‚Äôs Campus Hospital after working there many years. She loved playing bingo, writing poetry, and to read and preach about her bible. She was a jokester and loved to make people laugh. She always knew how to make you smile even on your worst days.
She is preceded in death by her father Jose Santos Ibarra and her mother Francisca Garza. Survivors include her two son‚Äôs Geronimo (Jerry) Cavazos of Kingsville, TX, and Robert Cavazos and wife Norma of Kingsville, TX; her two daughters, Gracie Cavazos of Kingsville, TX, and Terry Garces of San Angelo, TX; her six grandkids, Jesse Garces Jr and wife Maegan of Poulsbo, WA, Aaron Garces and wife Samantha of San Angelo, TX, Ian Garces of San Angelo, TX, Amanda Cavazos of Kingsville, TX, Samantha Cavazos of Kingsville, TX, and Patrick Edlin of Austin, TX; and five great grandkids she adored very much.
The family would like to say an extra special thank you to her two favorite nurses Blanca Charboneau and Diana Lopez Garcia at the San Angelo Nursing and Rehab facility for taking great care of her.
Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/ Sherwood Way.