|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1919|
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 2008|
Benita Amaro of Lubbock departed this life on Nov. 4, 2008, at the age of 89 years. She was born to Ramon and Josefa Zamora on April 3, 1919, in Maxwell. Benita married Antonio Amaro on Sept.28, 1934, in San Marcos. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1964. She moved from O'Donnell to Lubbock in 1967. Benita was a homemaker. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Lubbock. Benita was one of the founding members of the Guadalupe Catholic Church in Lamesa and St. Pius Catholic Church in O'Donnell. She has been a Guadalupana since 1947, a member of the Ministry of Prayer and a Cursillista.
Those left to cherish Benita's memory are two daughters, Irena Casarez and husband Lus and Rosita Ortiz, both of Lubbock; one son, Tony Amaro, Jr. and wife Minnie of Lubbock; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Benita is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and 12 brothers and sisters.
Rosary will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Lubbock. Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Lubbock with Father David Cruz officiating. Interment will follow at O'Donnell Cemetery in O'Donnell.
In lieu of flowers, family would like memorial donations be made to Our Lady of Grace Catholic; 3111 Erskine; Lubbock, Texas 79414.
Arrangements are under the personal care of White Funeral Home of Lubbock. Online condolences may be sent at www.whitefuneralhome.com.
Created by: David Sifford
Record added: Nov 06, 2006
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