Evangelina Johnson Escarciga passed away peacefully on May 1, 2014 at the age of 87. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Her loving ways and sense of humor endeared everyone she met. She is preceded in death by her parents Felicitas Beard and Clifford Johnson, spouse Antonio Escarciga, and many beloved cousins. She is survived by her children; Antonio (Carol), Eduardo (Cindy), Maria Angelica, Teresa Escarciga and Fred Beard; grandchildren, Matthew Escarciga (Kara), Bobby Escarciga (Brenna), Sharon Lusk (Garrett), Theresa Escarciga, and Shawn Escarciga, Trey McGee; great-grandchildren Gabryl, Xavier, Gage, and Christian. Her best friend Hortencia Sierra, many nieces, godchildren, cousins and adopted family. The family would like to thank Monica Vasquez FNP-C of Mobile Doc, Dr. A. Sekhon, Choice Hospice of Texas especially Brenda Viera RN, Chaplains Joe Urrutia, and Wiliam Reyes, Gina Olvera and her family for their care and support and previous caretakers Susie Brown and Liliana Ruiz-Rodriguez. Pallbearers will be; Matthew Escarciga, Shawn Escarciga, Bobby Escarciga, Fred Beard, Robert Beard, Garrett Lusk and honorary pallbearer Arthur Ortega. Visitation will be Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Martin Funeral Home Central, with the Vigil at 5:30 P.M. Funeral Mass will be Monday, May 5, 2014 at 8:15 A.M. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery.
Published in El Paso Times from May 3 to May 10, 2014