“Mema,” Bertha Y. Guerra Morales took her Angels’ hands and received her wings on January 21, 2020. She was born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas Mexico, she immigrated to the US in 1982 and worked hard to make the transition smoother for her children. She graduated from Colegio Bernardino in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. She served as a Criminal Justice Paralegal at 4
District Court (Juzgado 4to de Distrito for over 20 years where she met the love of her life, she then transferred out of the Court to become a Secretary at a middle school (Secundaria No. 4). Sra. Bertha, as she was called, was respected by her peers and students enjoyed her straight talk, strong work ethic and her wit. She was funny, sassy and her laughter was contagious. Her love for music was passed down to her children, her world revolved around making others happy, she was a giver, opened her doors to feed the less fortunate and she looked for an excuse to throw a party for friends and family. Strong woman that gave what she didn’t have to the ones she loved. Loved dancing surrounded by family, friends. She adored her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her Daughter, Cecilia I. de Leon, her Son, Jose Angel de Leon, Daughter in Law, Donnica de Leon, her grandson Abraham B. Ortiz, Jr, his wife Vanessa A. Ortiz, her granddaughter, Cecilia D. Ortiz, husband Eloy Martinez, grandchildren, Bobbie R. de Leon and J. Armando de Leon, her 11 great grandchildren, her brothers, Fili Guerra and Juan Guerra and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by her love Federico A. de Leon, her parents, Francisco and Juanita, her Sister, Josefina Gonzalez, her brothers Rene Guerra, Antonio Guerra and Francisco “Paco” Guerra, and her grandson Jose A. de Leon, Jr.
She was called “Mema” by family and friends. She loved reciting her rosary and felt protected by her “Santitos” and our Jesus. She will be dearly missed when entering a festive room, but everyone that knows her knows she’s already having a Party in Heaven.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:30 am, prior to the mass a 10:00 am rosary will be recited. All at services will held at St. Edward Catholic Church, 2601 Spring Stuebner Rd, Spring, Texas 77389.
*All FLORAL DELIVERIES ARE TO BE DELIVERED TO FAMILY FIRST.