Lavinia (Guerra) Weber Brown, 91, of Orange, passed away July 8, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 14, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Orange, with Father Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Cremation will follow services with her final resting place at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 pm, Wednesday, July 13, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A rosary will be recited the night of visitation.
Born in Mission, May 19, 1925, she was the daughter of Manuel Guerra and Lavinia (Castilla) Guerra. Lavinia was a Registered Nurse and had first worked for Orange Memorial Hospital, then for Dr. Williams in Orange and finally for DuPont. She was very involved in the PTA and she loved following all of her children in sports. Lavinia enjoyed playing Bridge with all of her friends. She liked dove hunting, fishing, the outdoors and especially cooking. She was a loving mother and will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Oaks Brown; brothers, Lauro Guerra and Manuel Guerra; daughter-in-law, Bobbie Sue Weber; sisters-in-law, Berta G. Guerra and Aida Guerra; brother-in-law, Arnaldo Cantu, Sr. and first husband, Alton L. Weber.
She is survived by her children, Rebecca L Trahan of Austin, Michael S. Weber of Mauriceville, Richard A Weber and wife, Kay, of Burkeville, Christopher Weber of Orange and John L. Weber and wife, Diane, of Mauriceville; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and her sister, Lita G. Cantu.