Clarita De La Cruz Santos
Clarita De La Cruz Santos passed away Saturday, April 15, 2006 in Houston,TXsurrounded by her loving family. Clarita was born September 18, 1935 in Baguio, Phillipines to Mariano and Crisanta De La Cruz Santos.
Clarita received her B. S. in nursing from San Juan de Dios College and served the health profession as a Registered Nurse. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Rustico Gelacio and is survived by her loving family; three children, Francie Lee and her husband, Gene, Raymund Gelacio and his wife, Rizza and Maria Rowena Tarape and her husband, Jhun; eight brothers and sisters, Adoracion Apelo, Milagros Salceda, Remedios Santos, Manolo Santos, Godofredo Santos, Daniel Santos, Teodoro Santos and Jose Santos; three grandchildren, Jullianne Lee, Joshua Lee and Raphael Gelacio; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway in Pearland,TX where a vigil and rosary will be offered at 7 PM, in the funeral home chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 PM Thursday, April 20, 2006, at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Road in Pearland,TX with Rev. Edmund P. Eduarte celebrating. Rite of committal will follow at SouthPark Cemetery in Pearland TX.