Gilberto G. Pavia, a 94-year-old San Marcos resident and former Martindale resident, died on Friday, May 9. He was born on August 4, 1919 in Fentress.
Pavia is survived by six children, all resident of San Marcos: Estella Cruz and her husband, Richard; Esther Duran and her husband, Freddy; Johnny Pavia and his wife, Yolanda; James Pavia and his wife, Jeannie; Jose Pavia and his wife, Cynthia; and Ruben Pavia and his wife, Mary. He is also survived by ten grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a special niece, Dolores Pavia Morales.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Petra Pavia, who he married in 1943; his parents, Roman and Guadalupe Guerra Pavia; and five siblings: Esquiel Pavia, Antonio Pavia, Luis Pavia, Belia Torres and Helen Hurtado. He is also preceded in death by a grandson, Rene Cruz.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 14 at St. John Catholic Church, 624 E. Hopkins St in San Marcos. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 19106 San Marcos Highway in Martindale. Arrangements made by Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos.Email | Print