Marie Eloise Tamalenus
Marie Eloise Tamalenus, 84,
passed away on December 23, 2008, in Webster.
She was born on October 25,
1924, to Louis and Albina Stancik in Runge, Texas.
Marie was preceded in death by
her son Michael Paul Tamalenus and brother Henry Stancik.
survived by her loving husband of sixty-two years John Tamalenus; daughter Susan
Smith and her husband Raymond; brothers John Stancik and Benny Stancik; three
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.
She was a diploma graduate of Seton Hospital School of Nursing in 1946,
and spent the majority of her nursing career with the US Public Health Services
Hospital in Galveston. She was the Deputy Director of Nursing there when she
retired in 1981.
Marie had a passion for working with numerous church
groups and loved to sew and garden.
A visitation will be held on Friday,
December 26, 2008, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. with a vigil service at 7 p.m. at
Crowder Funeral Home, 111 E. Medical Center Blvd., Webster, Texas 77598. A Mass
will be held on Saturday, December 27, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernadette's
Catholic Church, 15500 El Camino Real, Houston, Texas 77062, with the interment
following at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Dickinson, Texas.
requests, that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Bernadette's
Catholic Church's Christian Action Ministry in her
James Crowder Funeral Home-Webster