Category Archive: Obituaries

Obituaries

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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Jan 25 2016

Francisca Galvan

Francisca Galvan, 68, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Monday, January 18, 2016.    Francisca was born in San Benito, Texas on February 9, 1947 to Natividad and Pascuala (Garcia) Galvan, Sr. She grew up in San Benito and attended school there. In 1968, she married Tomas Ortega, Sr. and they made their home in …

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Jan 25 2016

Bobbie Jo Hutson (Allen)

Bobbie Jo Hutson (Allen) North passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, Dec. 9, at age 84, in Floresville, near San Antonio. Bobbie Jo, often called Bobbie, served as City Secretary of San Benito from 1967-1977, and at one point, was also named City Comptroller. She served during the administrations of Mayors C.T. “Pete” Adams …

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Jan 13 2016

Petra “Petrita” M. De La Rosa

HARLINGEN, TX—Petra “Petrita” M. De La Rosa, our beautiful blue-eyed inspiration, entered the gates of Heaven on January 5, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 12, 1939 to Serefino Martinez and Guadalupe Sanchez. She is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, Luis De La Rosa; daughters, Yvonne (Bonnie) …

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Jan 13 2016

Alfonso Hernandez

SAN BENITO, TX—Alfonso Hernandez entered into eternal life on January 2, 2016.  Gunnery Sergeant Alfonso Hernandez, Sr. was born Nov. 14, 1953 and served his country for 23 years in the USMC. He was stationed at Paris Island, South Carolina, Camp Pendleton, CA, and Quantico, Virginia. Alfonso served in Desert Strom Beirut and Vietnam. He …

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Dec 30 2015

Guadalupe “Pete” Guzman

SAN BENITO, TX—Guadalupe “Pete” Guzman was born in La Paloma, Texas, and on Monday, December 28, 2015 was welcomed in heaven as she was surrounded by family and friends. She was a nurse, teacher, advocate, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Most importantly, she was and is fervent believer and follower of our Lord …

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Dec 24 2015

Viola Wise

A romantic era has come to an end with passing of Viola Wise, 82, on December 10, 2015.   She was born in San Benito, the daughter of Manuel and Rafaela Montalvo. Viola married her neighbor and sweetheart Margarito Wise. Our mom, Viola, was one of the great beauties of her time. Because of her …

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Dec 14 2015

Josue Rodriguez

Josue Rodriguez, 64, of San Benito, Texas, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. He was preceded in death by his sister, Noemi Piña; Daniel Rodriguez; and his parents, Francisco and Manuela Ybarra Rodriguez. He is survived by his children: Josue (Elsa) Rodriguez, David (Nelda) Rodriguez, and …

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Dec 14 2015

Eva G. Penny

SAN BENITO—Eva G. Penny was born on November 19, 1934 in San Benito, Texas and died on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at her residence in San Benito, Texas surrounded by family. She was 81 years old. Eva worked at the San Benito Headstart for 11 years, followed by 17 years as a paraprofessional at San …

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Dec 02 2015

Carlos Bernabe Meza

Carlos Bernabe Meza, of San Benito, Texas, entered into eternal life with our Lord on November 30, 2015.   He was born in San Benito, Texas to Hilario and Elvira Meza on June 11, 1927. He is preceded in death by his parents Hilario Meza and Elvira Meza; wife, Virginia Ramos Meza; and one sister, …

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