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1951 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
GILBERTO MUÑOZ JR. McALLEN - Gilberto Muñoz, Jr., 62, a proud father, grandfather, brother and veteran, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at McAllen Medical Center. Gilberto was born December 21, 1951 in Donna. He is the son of the late Gilberto Sr. and the late Elvira (Cardenas) Muñoz. Gilberto retired as a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. He proudly served for 24 years. During his service he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, AF Commendation Medal, AF Good Conduct Medal with 6 devices, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Humanitarian Service Medal and the AF Longevity Service Award with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters. He is preceded in death by his parents; and a younger brother, Raul Muñoz. He is survived by his wife of 42 years: Mrs. Dorotea Baruela Muñoz; son, Gilberto (Angie) Muñoz, III; daughter: Samantha (Mauro) Uriegas; four brothers: Oscar Muñoz, Ruben Muñoz, Hector Muñoz and David Muñoz; four sisters: Estella LeFlore, Ester C. Muñoz, Rachel Zepeda and Nora Dougherty; three grandchildren: Cassie Muñoz, Miah Muñoz, Lexi Muñoz. Visitation was held Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church, 2315 Ithaca, McAllen. Interment of cremains will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. www.riverafuneralhomes.net Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on July 30, 2014
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