Firefighter Greg Garza Memorial

  SAN ANTONIO FIRE DEPARTMENT
315 S. Santa Rosa Ave, Ste 2000
San Antonio, TX 78207  

Thank you for your thoughts as we honor and mourn the loss of our fallen brother Greg Garza. Details of funeral arrangements, as well as information for those that wish to donate to Firefighter Garza’s family will be posted on this site. For those interested in participating in the funeral procession and events for our brother Greg Garza, information to include maps, times, and other details will be posted here once finalized. Please continue to check back on this page in the coming days as we approach the event as some details may change. Once again, the San Antonio Fire Department greatly appreciates our brothers and sisters in public safety and your desire to pay respects to our fallen brother .

Funeral Information for Firefighter Greg Garza


Wednesday October 23rd:

    • Visitation and Prayer Vigil at Porter Loring, 1101 McCullough Ave.
      • Schedule:
        • 1400 hrs – 1500 hrs - Family Visitation
        • 1500 hrs – FS1 crews
        • 1510 hrs – 1700 hrs – SAFD personnel Visitation
        • 1700 hrs – 1830 hrs – General Public Visitation              

1600hrs – 2300 hrs: Apparatus Staging area will open at the Alamodome Lot B. Washing and Detail Stations will be available while the staging area is open. Security will be provided overnight.


Thursday October 24th:

    • 0600 hrs: Apparatus staging area reopens
    • 0800 hrs: Muster time for all apparatus participating in the procession in parking lot B of the Alamodome
    • 0830 hrs: Over pass set up and SAFD staging time for participating apparatus
    • 0900 hrs: Apparatus procession leaves the Alamodome to Community Bible Church
    • 1045 hrs: Family procession leaves Porter Loring to Community Bible Church
    • 1100 hrs: Muster and line up for foot procession and wall of honor at CBC
    • 1130 hrs: Family arrival at CBC. Foot procession kicks off.
    • 1200 hrs: Funeral service begins

   Private Interment to follow services.      

Your departments dress uniform is the appropriate dress for the funeral service. Please be sure to register  at the following link:
https://www.strac.org/safd_support

 

Greg Garza Funeral Apparatus Route and Viewing Overpasses (PDF)

  

ATTENTION ALL VISITING HONOR GUARD:
SAFD/SAPFFA Honor Guard Commander: Justin Sifuentes 210-771-4783

Wednesday, October 23: Honor guard will be posting a casket watch at the funeral home from 1400-2200 hrs. While we have the personnel to cover this task, we certainly welcome any honor guard wishing to assist and will insert you where appropriate.

Location: Porter Loring Mortuary
1101 McCullough
San Antonio, TX 78212

   Thursday, October 24:If you will not be taking part in the procession, we are asking honor guard to arrive to the church by 0900hrs.Please park in parking lot D (follow posted signs and/or signage on parking lot light posts).There will be an honor guard hospitality room at the church.There is no need to bring any additional equipment.

Location: Community Bible Church
2477 N. Loop 1604 E
San Antonio, TX 78232


Funeral - Hotels Information

 Hotel Name  Address  Phone #  Dates  Rate  How to make reservation
 Drury Plaza Riverwalk  105 S. Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205  210-220-2970  Wed & Thu  $126.00  Email curt.greer@druryhotels.com
 Omni Hotel  112 College St, San Antonio, TX 78205  210-518-1000  Wed & Thu  $139.00  Email Cathy.rogers@omnihotels.com
 Hotel Valencia Riverwalk  150 E Houston St, San Antonio 78205  210-227-9700  Wed & Thu  $127.00  Contact 210-220-3081 to make arrangements
 Fairfield Inn & Suites  422 Bonham, San Antonio 78205  210-299-1000  Wed & Thu  $85.00  Contact: falisha.preciado@interstatehotels.com

 

 

For instructions on how to donate to the family of Firefighter Garza, you may call or go to any Generations Federal Credit Union branch. You can visit www.mygenfcu.org to find the nearest location or phone number. The account information is:

Generations Federal Credit Union

Greg Garza Memorial Fund Account

#1400001571964