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Mary Louise Matula

January 26, 1926 — May 5, 2021

Mary Louise Matula

January 26, 1926 ~ May 5, 2021

Mary Louise Matula, age 95, of Wharton died Wednesday May 5th, 2021 following a brief illness. She was born in Wharton on January 26, 1926, a daughter of the late Frank and Johnnie Norris Hobbs. She married Julius Chester Matula, Jr. on October 18, 1948 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years Julius Chester Matula, Jr., sister Elizabeth Brown, and grandchildren Casey Matula and Melody Davis. She is survived by her ten children Julius Matula III, James Matula, Susan Woolley and spouse Mark, Rita Stavinoha and spouse Johnnie, Rosemary Kalina and spouse Gary, Glenn Matula and spouse Veronica, Catherine Winkenwerder and spouse Gary, Mark Matula and spouse Connie all from the Wharton area, Teresa Davis from Canon City CO, and John Matula and spouse Ginger from Deer Park, twenty grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Saturday May 8th after 9:00 A.M. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Wharton.  Rosary will be said beginning at 9:30 A.M. and her funeral Mass will begin at 10:00 A.M. Interment to follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Hungerford.

For those who wish to, the family requests memorials be made to St Dominic Village, 2401 E Holcombe Blvd, Houston TX 77021 (stdominicvillage.org) where she lived for several years before returning to Wharton.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.whartonfuneralhome.com

 

Services under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home 

515 E. Boling Hwy. Wharton, TX  77488 

(979) 532-3410

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, May 8, 2021

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Rosary

Saturday, May 8, 2021

9:30 - 9:45 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, May 8, 2021

10:00 - 10:45 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 8, 2021

11:15 - 11:45 am (Central time)

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