Category Archive: Obituaries

Obituaries

Mar 27 2016

Aurora E. Quintanilla

RIO HONDO—Aurora E. Quintanilla was born on December 18, 1924 in Brownsville to Nacario Escamilla and Ignacia Salas and went to be with the Lord on March 24, 2016 at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her son, Rolando Moreno (formerly from Mercedes, TX). Aurora is survived by her children Yolanda …

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Mar 24 2016

Maricela “Princess” Medrano

SAN BENITO—Maricela “Princess” Medrano, 42, was called to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, March 21, 2016. She was born on April 11, 1973 in Harlingen, Texas to her parents, Jesus and Esperanza Medrano. She is preceded in death by her father, Jesus Medrano Sr. and grandmother Jovita Martinez. Survivors include her loving …

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Mar 21 2016

Melissa Marie Serna

SAN BENITO—Melissa Marie Serna, 28, went to be with the Lord on March 16, 2016.   She is survived by her loving children, Victor Salomon Serna and Lindsay Marie Serna; parents, Juan G. and Sandra L. Barrera; brothers and sisters, Juan G. (Elvira) Barrera, Sandra (Diego) Barrera, Lyanne Cardona and Noe (Cora) Barrera; paternal grandparents, …

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Mar 09 2016

Luis G. Silva

Luis G. Silva, who was a native of San Benito, Texas and lived in Port Arthur, Texas, passed away on February 29, 2016 at the age of 75. He is preceded in death by his mother, Sandy Romeros, (who was so proud of her son’s accomplishments), and brother Joe Silva. Luis proudly served his country …

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Mar 06 2016

Daniel (Danny) V. Silva

SAN BENITO—Daniel (Danny) V. Silva, born on November 3, 1944 in San Benito, Texas to parents, David and Tomasa Silva, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2016. He was 71-years-old. Danny was a loving grandfather who cheered at Jenessa’s softball games and Markie’s football games. They were his pride and joy who were spoiled by …

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Mar 02 2016

Joseph Wm. Sankovet

SAN BENITO—Joseph Wm. Sankovet, 58, entered into eternal rest on February 29, 2016.  Joseph was preceded in death by his beloved son, Joey Sankovet; his father, William Raymond Sankovet; maternal grandparents, Alfredo and Margarita Robles; paternal grandparents, Michael and Clara Sankovet; and his aunt Oralia Robles Dickerson. He is survived by his mother, Socorro R. …

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Feb 28 2016

Donna Bryson Kaiser

Donna Bryson Kaiser, 91, of San Benito, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at her residence.  She was born in Daytona, Florida where she grew up. Donna attended nursing school at Massachusetts General Hospital and San Raphael’s in Boston, becoming head nurse in Florida, New Mexico, and in San Benito at Dolly Vinsant Hospital. …

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Feb 24 2016

Antonio “Tony” D. Najera

SAN BENITO—Our beloved Antonio “Tony” D. Najera, born on March 17, 1935, in Progreso, Texas, to Guadalupe M. and Estefana D. Najera, will always be remembered for the love he had towards his family, his amazing gift at making friends all over the Valley, his hard work as a migrant farmworker and as a master …

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Feb 24 2016

Olivia Ayala Juarez

Olivia Ayala Juarez, 91, of Lozano, Texas, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Harlingen Medical Center.   Olivia lived a full and happy life where she loved spending time with her family and caring for the plants in her garden. She loved singing, listening to music, dressing up, going shopping and make-up,as well as …

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Jan 25 2016

Alfredo M. Peña “China”

SAN BENITO, TX—Alfredo M. Peña “China”, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Born on July 28, 1952 to the late Roque and Juana M. Peña in San Benito, TX he was an avid Cowboys and Spurs fan. Always being surrounded by his loving wife, his daughters and grandchildren is …

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