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1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
CARLOTA VILLARREAL HESS McALLEN - Carlota Villarreal Hess, 92, peacefully slipped into eternal rest on Monday evening, June 16, 2014, at her daughter's home in Corpus Christi, TX. She has gone to heaven now to be with her beloved husband of 68 years, Luis M. Hess, who passed in 2009. Carlota was born (July 5, 1921) and raised in Brownsville. She met Luis and married in Brownsville but lived most of her married life in Rio Bravo, Mexico where she was a dedicated wife, mother and humanitarian. Carlota was the founder and active member of the Pan American Roundtable of Rio Bravo, as well as an active Rotary Club spouse. She always enjoyed helping people through her involvement with various civic and charitable organizations. Carlota is survived by her four children: three sons, Guillermo (Ester) Hess, of Dallas, Luis R. (Rosemary) Hess, of Alamo, Fernando (Rosa) Hess, of Houston; and her daughter, Elena Hess (Archie) Blackburn, of Corpus Christi, who lovingly and tirelessly cared for Carlota during the past five years of her life. Carlota also leaves behind six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in San Juan, TX. Local services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Sign the guest book at
Published in The Monitor on June 21, 2014
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