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Francis "Bubba" Macha

January 3, 1949 — September 26, 2020

Francis “Bubba” Macha, 71, passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, September 26, 2020.  He was born in Wharton on January 3, 1949 to the late Robert Macha and Frances Zaruba Macha.

 

Bubba was a graduate of Wharton High School.  He was a lifelong resident of Wharton. He worked for HL& P Centerpoint for many years. He loved to go out to eat, riding around, car shows, the beach and football games.  Along with his extensive sunglasses collection, he also has a couple of vehicles he loved including his Dodge Charger and his jeep aptly named “Money Pit”.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Dennis Macha; brother in law, Arthur Zahn, Johnny Jedlicka; niece, Melissa Ann and nephew, Steven John Jedlicka.

 

He is survived by his sisters; Shirley Zahn, Vivian Jedlicka and Geraldine Peter and husband, Anton; nieces and nephews, Jason Peter, Glenda Peter, Arthur Zahn and wife, Donna, Nicole Orsak and husband, Jeffrey and Ann Stockton and husband, Nick, Monica Palermo and husband, Michael, Susan Johnson and husband, Jay; great nieces and nephews, Dustin Zahn and wife, Lara, Sara Zahn,, Britney Rowland and husband, Matt, Amber Orsak, Sophia Stockton, M’Lynn and Michael Palermo III.

 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 starting at 5 - 7 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. recited by Tim Duyka at Wharton Funeral Home.   A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton with Father Charles Dwomoh officiating.  A Rite of Committal and Burial will follow at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Hungerford.  Serving as pallbearers were Jason Peter, Arthur Zahn, Jeffrey Orsak, Ed Orsak, Dustin Zahn and Steven Border.  Honorary Pallbearers were Anton Peter (brother in law), Members of the Car Shows and the Light Company.

 

In Lieu of flowers, family request donations made to St. John’s Catholic Church Building Fund or a charity of your choice.

 

Funeral Services are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.  Condolences may be left at whartonfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Rosary

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Burial

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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