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Delfina Serna Jasso, age 93, passed away on January 4, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas at her residence with her loving family at her bedside.
Delfina was born on September 1, 1923 to Marcos and Rebeca Serna in Hebbronville, Texas. She strongly stressed education to her family, was always giving, hardworking, and enjoyed gardening. Foremost, she encouraged family unity and was the rock that kept her family together. She was simply the best in the kitchen (cocina) and everybody was always welcome for a warm meal. Delfina was employed with Corpus Christi Independent School District for 36 years at Ray, Moody and King High School. She was also an Avon Sales Representative. She was a longtime member of Holy Family Catholic Church and a member of The Catholic Daughters. Delfina was preceded in death by her parents, husband Eusebio Jasso, Jr., two daughters Gracie Ann Gonzalez, Lydia Irene Pena, brother Delfino Serna, twin sister Rosa Salinas, sisters Marcolfa Perez, Maria Cabrera, and Carolina Serna.
Delfina is survived by her 8 children, Eusebio (Linda+) Jasso, Arnold (Alicia) Jasso, Alicia S. Jasso, Diana J. (Joe) Leija, Luis A. (Linda) Jasso, Eva (David) Gonzalez, Steve (Betty) Jasso, and Robert Jasso; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. The family would like to thank and is extremely grateful to Joanie Hernandez for the care and warm hospitality she provided for our Mom.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Pallbearers: Ryan Jimenez, Alexis Jasso, Armando and Michael Vasquez, Luis Jasso, Jr., Steve Jasso, Jr., Alex and Markus Jasso, Pedro "Petey"Garza, Jr.
Honorary Pallbearers: Eusebio Jasso, Arnold Jasso, Luis Jasso, Steve Jasso and Robert Jasso.