Patrick H. Sumbera, 81, of Houston, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. He was born on Thursday, Aug. 6, 1936 in LaGrange, Texas to Henry and Annie Hajovsky Sumbera. On Saturday, August 17, 1957 he married the love of his life, Geraldine R. Dusek in Inez, Texas. Patrick is survived by his wife Geraldine; sons Dennis G. Sumbera and his wife Margaret of Tomball and Michael W. Sumbera of Houston; daughters; Peggy Lowrey of Kennewick, Wa., and Deborah Harlan and her husband John of Leander; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; brother Malcom Sumbera; and sisters Barbara Jones, Kathleen Jennings and Henrietta Lumpkins. Patrick is preceded in death by his parents, and his brother-in-law Johnny Jones. Visitation was Friday, Dec. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Slavik Funeral Home Chapel in Edna and 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Inez. A rosary was at 9:30 a.m, and funeral Mass at 10 a.m. with Rev. Barnabas Kyeah officiating. Interment followed at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Patrick's honor to the Texas Heart Institute or M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Slavik~Edna Funeral Home, Edna, 361-782-2152.