Greta  LaCroix

Obituary of Greta H. LaCroix

Greta Pineiro LaCroix, 82, of Odessa FL and native of Tampa, passed away Friday October 4th, 2019. She was born October 16, 1936 in Tampa Florida.

Greta passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side Friday evening and is survived by her daughter Tracy Greene, son-in-law Joshua Greene, granddaughter Angelie Stephens, granddaughters Everleigh and Berkleigh Greene all who reside in Tampa FL.

Greta is a Carmelite Nun of the third order of the Catholic Church and was known for being a Prayer Warrior, and the Angel to all of her friends. To know her was to love her. Greta loved her favorite restaurant, The Columbia, where her father worked in the coffee shop for 35 years. Her mother rolled cigars in Ybor City. Greta was an X-Ray technician for 40 years in Tampa, San Francisco and New York.

Her hobbies included sewing, artwork, gardening, arts & crafts, playing with her granddaughters, reading, praying & helping others whenever she could. Her daughter Tracy was and only child and Greta dedicated her life to her.

Greta passed gracefully in her sleep after a massive stroke and a peaceful week at Season’s Hospice at St Joseph’s Hospital Main.

A Mass at St Timothy’s Catholic Church will be held in her honor on Thursday October 17th, 2019 at 9:00am.  A celebration of life will be held immediately after in the fellowship hall at 10:00am.  Many have asked about flowers since it is during the week and some will not be able to attend. Flowers will be accepted by St Timothy’s. Church is located at:  17512 Lakeshore Rd, Lutz, FL 33558

She will be missed and will remain in our hearts forever.

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