Jeanette Louise Pinkerton, age 82, entered into rest on Saturday, August 17, 2019 in her home in Brigham City, Utah. She was born and raised near Providence, Utah.
Guadalupe “Lupe” DeHoyos, age 82, lovingly known as “Coach, Mr. D” went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 22, 2019; he was surrounded by family and passed peacefully in the comfort of his own home. Lupe was a native Del Rioan with the passion for his hometown, especially for his querido barrio of San Felipe. Lupe was born on March 18, 1937 to Ramon and Maria C. DeHoyos.
Guadalupe “Lupe” DeHoyos, age 82, a Del Río native, coach, teacher, husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend and San Felipe Mustang passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, August 22, 2019.
Jesus “Chuy” Bermea, age 86, was called by our Lord on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at his home in Del Rio, Texas. Don Chuy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend.
Soledad Hernandez Montalvo of Chistoval, TX, born in Del Rio, Tx on April 19, 1921, was called home to be with our Lord on July 26, 2019. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family at the healthy age of 98.
Maria Del Carmen Herrera, age 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on July 16, 1935. She was married to Manuel C. Herrera on April 29, 1956 in Del Rio, Tx. Maria Del Carmen lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with friends and family and spending time with her grandchildren and she loved to go to Bingo. Maria Del Carmen had a uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way.
Rodolfo O. Chapa, 88, was called by our Lord on August 6, 2019 in Laredo, Texas. Rudy, as he was affectionately called, loved GOD, his family, and his country. Rudy was a member of San Martin de Porres parish and an Army veteran. He also served two terms as councilman for the City of Del Rio, Texas. Friend to all, his greatest accomplishments were that he enthusiastically carried out his titles of son, husband, dad, brother, uncle, and friend to many.
Maria Del Carmen Patiño, age 63, entered into rest on Monday, August 12, 2019 in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on September 20, 1955 in Del Rio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband Armando Patino, Sr.; parents Santos Ramirez and Rosa Carrillo; and her sister Eva Martinez
Maria Socoro Alaniz, age 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 here in Del Rio, Texas. Maria was born on September 29, 1934 in McAllen, Texas to parents Ignacio and Cruz Salinas.
Ruby Faye Tabor, age 96, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 27, 2019 due to a long illness and finally heart failure. She was born on June 26, 1923 In Osage, Iowa, a small farming community in northern Iowa.
Cecilia Fernandez, 62, entered eternal rest on July 21, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Cecilia was born in Del Rio, Texas on August 30, 1956 to Natividad L. (Nato) and Consuelo Fernandez. She is preceded in eternal life by her parents, Natividad L. (Nato) Fernandez and Consuelo Fernandez.
Arturo Acosta born June 25, 1946 went to be with our Lord on July 26, 2019 in San Angelo, TX at the age of 73. He was one of four sons born to Isaac and Andrea Acosta. He was preceded in death by his father Isaac Acosta, brothers Mike and Roberto Acosta. Survivors include his wife of 48 years Guadalupe, son Arturo Acosta, Jr. and wife Veronica; daughter Rebecca Acosta; grandsons Diego Acosta, Jorge Barrientos, Jr., and Jacob Isaac Hernandez; brother Ramiro Acosta and wife Estela; sister-in-law Ernestina Acosta; numerous nieces and nephews.
Maria Carolina De La Rosa, age 96, entered into rest on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on November 29, 1922 in Musquiz, Coahuila, Mexico. She was preceded in death by her husband Humberto De La Rosa; and her parents Manuel and Maria Del Socorro Rivas.
Julia Vasquez Payne, age 87, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in San Angelo, Texas. She was born on June 20, 1932. She was preceded in death by her parents Vicente and Santa Vasquez; son Albert Payne; granddaughter Jessica Payne.
Romelia S. Castorena, Romi, passed away on July 25, 2019, at the age of 69 years. Born on September 1, 1949 to Roberto and Esperanza Salazar, Romi was a native of Del Río. She attended San Felipe High School where she graduated as a National Honor Society Student in 1969. She then left to college in San Antonio, Texas but returned back home to marry her high school sweetheart Raul Castorena in 1970.
Jack Leland Calk was born April 29, 1938 in Del Rio, TX to J.P. and Mary Ethel Calk. Born into a Val Verde county ranching family, Jack was raised on a rough Pecos River ranch under the watchful eye of his revered grandfather Perry Brotherton. Moved by the difficulties inspired by growing up in the drought of the 1950’s left a marked impression on Jack and he was happy living simply and serving others.
Estela O. Hernandez passed to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 19, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 76. She was born on June 8, 1943 in Del Rio, Texas. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
Francisca I. Sanchez, age 89, entered into rest on Friday, July 19, 2019 in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on January 10, 1930 in Beeville, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents Jose and Jacinta Ibarra.
Silvia I. Montoya was called by the Lord on July 18, 2019. She was born on January 16, 1958 in Eagle Pass, TX. Silvia was dedicated to God, her family and country. Her grandchildren were the loves of her life. She was a dedicated, outstanding and an awarded employee for I & NS and Department of Homeland Security for over 33 years. She was an avid golfer with many golfing buddies, too many to mention. Silvia always celebrated the accomplishments of her friends and family and placed the needs of others before herself.
JoAnn Charlotte (Blanks) Williams was born on August 29, 1935 in Del Rio Texas to the parentage of the late Rosco C. Blanks and Leona (July) Blanks. She was married to the late Mr. Marshall T. Williams, Sr. for 52 years. This union was blessed with 10 beautiful children.