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Matilde Mejia

Matilde "Mattie" Mejia

Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Matilde “Mattie” Mejia

Mar. 14, 1925 May 11, 2020

Matilde “Mattie” Moreno Mejia, 95 of Waco, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loved ones on May 11, 2020.
A visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., with a rosary at 7 p.m., Friday, May 29, at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd., Waco. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Saturday, May 30, at St. Francis Catholic Church on the Brazos with the Rev. Gonzalo Ferrer as celebrant and Rev. Eduardo Jazo as co-celebrant. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco.

Mattie was born March 13, 1925 in Waco, Texas, to Jesus and Manuela Moreno Mejia. She lived in Waco her entire life and was a lifetime member of St. Francis Catholic Church and sang in the choir. She hosted many receptions for the annual Fiesta de la Raza. She traveled often during her life and enjoyed being with her family and friends.

She was preceeded in death by her parents, her five brothers and her two sisters.

Survivors include her brother, Frank Mejia of Waco, her brother-in-law, Larry Dean of Los Angeles, California, and numerous nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Estela Lizardo, who cared for her for many years, and Providence Hospice, especially nurse Tammy Phillips, for their compassion and care in her final weeks.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial be made in her honor to St. Francis Catholic Church.
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Sue Lowry

Posted at 03:46pm
Thoughts and prayers go out to Frank and all the families of Matilde.
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Tom Oliver

Posted at 10:42am
Frank, on behalf of your family, please accept my sincere condolences. You & I have been friends for almost 70 years, first meeting as new 7th graders at old West Jr. Now, so many of those with whom we shared those days are gone, the world is a different & harsher place, & we all too rarely see each other, but I no less consider us as friends.

Christy Huffman

Posted at 05:12pm
Aunt Mattie: I have many fond memories of you and all of our Mejia family gatherings. I remember your seamstress skills and your days of working at Mr. Jacks. Many, many years ago you made me the most adorable crayon apron. I remember the beautiful ice box cakes that you would make for our birthdays. I know you loved your travels to Spain. I will remeber the numerous games of Wahoo! You rest now with my grandparents, your five brothers (including my dad) and your sisters Jo and Juanita. Much love, Christy Mejia Huffman and David Huffman.
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Brlkr6

Posted at 11:27pm
Aunt Mat,
You were part of our family so many years since I grew-up and after I was married. Our boys were able to be part of your life also along with their children.
We did our best to continue in mom's footsteps to keep you as part of us.I will miss you but know in my heart you were ready to be with mom and your other siblings.
You are in peace now and no more pain.
We loved you and you remain in our hearts.
Glen and Barbara
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Jon, Michelle, JJ and Callie

Posted at 10:18am
With loving memories of "Matilde Mejia"; the devoted Aunt, Sister and friend to so many. With love and remembrance.
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