Patsy Samora Pena

Patsy Samora Pena, 70, of Wharton went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, February  18, 2020. She was born in El Campo on April 1, 1949 to the late Ramon and Luisa Longoria Samora. 

Patsy was raised in the Wharton area and graduated from Wharton High School. She married Roy Pena on January 16, 1982 in Wharton. Patsy enjoyed being a stay at home mother with her children and later worked as a caregiver. She enjoyed fishing trips with her husband, trips to the casino, and preparing home cooked meals for her family, but nothing was more important to her than spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-granddaughter. Patsy was immensely proud of her family and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter Crystal Pena, sister Erminda Cordero, and brothers Johnny Samora, Sr. and Gregory Samora.

Patsy is survived by her husband of 38 years, Roy Pena, Sr. of Wharton; daughter April Pena and husband Dylan Mason of Wharton; and son Roy Pena, Jr. and fiancée Laura Samora of Wharton; sisters: Isabell Cordero of Deer Park, Lupe Samora Sedillo and husband Manuel Sedillo, Sr. of Wharton, Mary Louise Garza Balles and husband Ruben Balles, Sr. of Wharton; sister-in-law Elma Samora of Wharton; brother-in-law Adolph Cordero, Sr. of Wharton; and her precious grandchildren: Damian Pena, Dadrian Jasso, Dacameron Jasso, Sariah Jasso, and Drayden Mason; and her great-granddaughter Talia Pena. 

Visitation will be Sunday, February 23 after 5 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Home with a parish rosary recited at 7 p.m. The funeral Mass and rite of committal will be Monday, February 24 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church with Fr. Antonia Perez celebrating Mass. The burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton. 

Serving as pallbearers will be Johnny Samora, Jr., Victor Samora, Arturo Garza, Jr., Damian Pena, Valentin Garza, Sr., and Valentin Garza, Jr. 

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

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