Juanita "Janie" G. Burgess, 86, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 12:30 am while in residence at Tri-Sun River Ridge in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Born on June 12, 1931 in San Diego, Texas, to Manuel and Guadalupe (Trevino) Garza, she attended Corpus Christi High School where she met the love of her life, Raul Pete Burgess. The happy couple married on April 16th, 1950, and were together for just over 25 years.
Janie is survived by her sister, Elvira Swetish, and children: Diana Burgess, Jacqueline Burgess Torma, Ray P. Burgess, John J. Burgess, Clare M. Burgess Culp, and Mark E. Burgess. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Pete Burgess, daughter Marian R. Burgess, son Peter R. Burgess, and daughter, Yvette Burgess Matthews.
Blessed with 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren children, Janie "Grandma", had an overabundance of love for all children.
A Rosary and Mass is to be held Friday, November 10th, 2017 at Most Precious Blood Church. Interment will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery.
On behalf of all family members, we express our deepest gratitude and thanks to all of you who meant so much to Mom. God bless you.