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Elizabeth Jean Travirca Garcia

November 26, 1934 — November 4, 2023

Bay St. Louis

 

Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Travirca Garcia, age 88, of Bay St. Louis passed away Saturday, November 4, 2023, in Gulfport, MS.

 Betty was born November 26, 1934, in New Orleans, LA.

She was preceded in death by her husband Leverne Garcia, parents Alton and Carrie Hart Travirca, and siblings Rita Haas, Leon Travirca, Anthony Travirca, and Jimmy Travirca. 

 She leaves her cherished memories to her children Michael “Mike” Garcia, Mary Guilbeau, Mark Garcia, Carol Yarborough (Gary), Tommy Garcia, and Norma Garcia; eight grandchildren Michelle C. Driscoll, Trinity A Powell, Markie Garcia, Jennifer Guilbeau, Nicole G. Alleman, Amy G. Batts, Ashley Guilbeau, and Victoria Guilbeau; ten great-grandchildren Benjamin and Molly Driscoll, Will, Ellie and Trent Powell, Gavin and Griffin Garcia, Trevor and Aubrey Johnson, and Lily Alleman; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

Betty was a lifelong member of Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time on her porch in her rocking chair sharing stories with those that came to visit her. Betty loved spending time with her family, taking care of her plants, and watching for hummingbirds. She will be greatly missed by all. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church, 228 S. Beach Blvd, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow the services at Saint Mary Cemetery. 

An online obituary may be viewed  and memories shared at www.RiemannFamily.com

Riemann Family Funeral Home, Waveland, is serving the family.

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

10:30am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Our Lady of The Gulf Catholic Church

228 S Beach Blvd, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

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Mass

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Our Lady of The Gulf Catholic Church

228 S Beach Blvd, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

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