Mario Joel Almaraz

November 19, 1949 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 72)


Mario Joel Almaraz, 72, of Yorktown, passed away May 4, 2022.  He was born Nov. 19, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas to Esther Garza Almaraz and the late Eloy I. Almaraz Sr. Mario was a 1967 graduate of Mary Carroll High School in Corpus Christi and served from 1967-1973 in the U S Army Reserve.

He retired from AT&T (Corpus Christi) after 30 yrs of service and moved to Yorktown, Texas where he enjoyed many happy years with his wife, family and friends. Mario was a lifelong avid motorcycle rider.  He was a member of Gypsy Motorcycle Club for 52 years and a member of the Goldwing Road Riders Club. 

He is survived by his wife of 37 years Carole Almaraz, mother Esther Almaraz, children Diana Groenke, Adam Martinez, David Davila, Timothy Davila, Andrew Davila and Robert Davila. He is also survived by two grandchildren Wesley and Kelsea Groenke and expected 3rd grandchild in December; his siblings and their spouses, Eloy I.Almaraz Jr. (Cathy), Alma Connor (Tim) and Lucy A. Leonard (Kevin) and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Eloy (2003).

A memorial service will be 10:00 am Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Massey Funeral Home.

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Arrangements entrusted to Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, Texas 361-564-2900

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Memorial Service
May 26, 2022

10:00 AM
Massey Funeral Home
779 N Riedel St
Yorktown, TX 78164

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