Maria R. "Ama" Galan



Maria R. “Ama” Galan, 93, of Findlay, passed away at 10:50 am Monday January 30, 2017 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

She was born August 12, 1923 in San Benito, Texas to the late Stevan and Loretta (Flores) Rodriguez. She married David P. Galan on July 5, 1938 in Texas and he died January 11, 1990.

Surviving are two children, Ed Galan, Fostoria and Eduvijes “Vickie” Stewart, Findlay; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a son, Guadalupe Galan; daughter, Viola Zamudio; grandchildren, Jose Zamudio, Viola Navarro, Lisa Galan and Marisa Galan; two brothers; and four sisters.

Maria had worked at the former Edgewood Manor, Fostoria and was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

Visitation is Thursday February 2, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 7 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church or Bridge Hospice.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting



Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm

242 W Tiffin St, Fostoria, OH, 44830

Hoening Funeral Home

  Rosary Prayed

Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:00 PM

242 W Tiffin St, Fostoria, OH, 44830

Hoening Funeral Home

  Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, February 3, 2017 10:30 am

323 N. Wood St., Fostoria, OH 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church Rev. Todd Dominique, presiding


Friday, February 3, 2017 following the Funeral Mass

765 Van Buren Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery

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Raquel Gonzales

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We understand the pain you are feeling, but take comfort in knowing your mom is at peace. I loved seeing the pictures of your mom with the family it brought tears to my eyes, but joy to my heart seeing what a wonderful life she had. We love you and will keep you in our prayers. R.I.P. Tia

 Posted February 3, 2017 - 4:55pm
Raquel Gonzales

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Vickie, We understand your pain. Mom and Mi Tia were so close and now they are together in heaven and some day we will see them again. I really loved seeing all the pictures of the family with your mom it made me cry but also brought joy to my heart to see the wonderful life she had. We love you and will keep you in our prayers. R.I.P.Tia

 Posted February 3, 2017 - 4:50pm

Please beencouraged

And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more

Revelation 21:4

 Posted February 3, 2017 - 9:01am

Please be encouraged:

For just as in Adam all are dying, so also in the Christ all will be made alive

1Corinthians 15:22

 Posted February 2, 2017 - 5:34pm

'Be not afraid, I go before you always. Come, follow Me, and I will give you rest'. May these words of our Lord Jesus, our Jehova-God, bring you hope and encouragement, as they do for us, as you remember and celebrate Maria's life legacy.

 Posted February 4, 2017 - 6:21pm
Rhiannon Zamudio

Although we will not be able to attend due to various reasons, our deepest condolences are sent. Fly high Ama, may you rest in peace. You will forever be in our hearts. Rhiannon, Rolando, Conni, and Ayla Zamudio.

 Posted February 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
Gloria E. Bejarano

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your mom, may godbless her and her family and may she rest in peace. Gloria Carrizales-Bejarano of Hamler, OH

 Posted February 1, 2017 - 3:18pm
Michelle malagon Overmier

Big Ed ,and Eddie.. sorry for your loss. However we as a family will not be able to make it to the showing or funeral. Mom and dad have been ill and have been on home health care for a month ...but the good news is that they are getting better and hopefully be able soon. It has been a little struggle but we are confident things will be back to normal soon. .We just wanted to let you know that we are thinking of you at your time of need and are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May your mother rest in peace . And deepest sympathies to all . God bless .Condolences, Frank and Becky Malagon family .

 Posted February 1, 2017 - 10:01am

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