Benito N. Fuentes, 103, went home to our Lord on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, TX.
He was a native and a lifelong resident of Brownsville.
Benito is preceded in death by his loving wife Adela G. Fuentes, a daughter; Josefina F. Garza, and seven siblings.
He is survived by his children Irene F. (Leo) Huantes, Amelia F. (Jesus) Salinas, Maria H. (Reynaldo+) Garza, Diana Fuentes, and Antonio Fuentes, a son -in- law Pedro (Josefina+) Garza, 16 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 04, 2014, with a rosary at 7 p.m. at Garza Memorial Funeral Home.
A Chapel Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2014, at Garza Memorial Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.
Serving as pallbearers are Jessie Salinas, Johnny Salinas, Rey Garza, Adrian Garza, Daniel Huantes, Jose Balboa, Gage Rivas, and Pete Garza.
Honorary Pallbearers are Leo Huantes Jr, Manuel Garza, and Juan Hernandez.
Special thanks to his caregivers Bertha, Nora and staff at Spanish Meadows Nursing Center.
To send your condolences to the Fuentes family and or view the obituary go to www.garzamemorialfh.com
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Garza Memorial Funeral Home, 1025 E. Jackson St., Brownsville, Texas 78520 (956)542-5511.PAIDFRFRE
Published in Brownsville Herald on Feb. 4, 2014