Onesimo Abrigo

Onesimo H. "Bebe" Abrigo WWII Bronze Star Hero
January 19, 1920-August 1, 2009
Onesimo H. "Bebe" Abrigo, born in Yorktown, Texas to Onesimo and Cecilia Hinojosa Abrigo, parents (deceased) passed away August 1, 2009 at the age of 89. He was also preceded in death by his sons, David and Danny; his siblings, Robert, Ofelia, and Tomasita. Bebe received in early years a full ride 4 year scholarship to Texas A&M, but instead he decided to make a choice to join the US Army and left to training to Fort Sam Houston and would begin his adult life of being part of WWII era. He was assigned to Co C 419th Infantry Battalion. After serving he moved to Los Angeles, Calif and became part of the team at American Can Company where he was an Engineer Supervisor. After several years went by in 1972, he met Frances Muniz-Mata. On July 18, 1973 they married and raised two children JoAnn and Joe Martin as his own. They jointly decided to move to San Antonio to be closer to family members. Bebe became a day manager at Los Arcos Restaurant, family owned by the Muniz's. He loved military history, he also had a passion to listen and dance to Accordian-Conjunto music. His hobbies and collector of Stamps, Coins, and huge baseball cards, not to say the less but a fan of the SA Spurs and Dallas Cowboys. He is survived by his beloved wife of 36 years, Frances; children, Yolanda Carrera, Terry Dalmeida, JoAnn Longoria and husband Al and Joe Martin Mata; granddaughter, Elizabeth Abrigo and numerous grandchildren; sisters, Lydia-Lillie, Rosey, Pauline, and Irene; also, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Mr. Abrigo would have liked for us to recognize and acknowledge with many thanks to the Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital Staff and especially to Sandra Greer, RN, Elizabeth Lopez, social worker, Dr. Ami Kadakia, MD, Dr. Ken Smith, and the nurses and CNA's at Christus Hospice-Horizon bay for always providing above and beyond care. Visitation will begin from 5:00 pm. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2009 at Trevino Funeral Home, 226 Cupples Rd. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 9, 2009 in the funeral home chapel. Procession will depart from the funeral home at 9:30 a.m., Monday, August 10, 2009 for a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery AT 11:30 a.m. with full military honors. Services under the direction of

Funeral Home

Funeraria Del Angel Trevino Funeral Home
226 Cupples Road San Antonio, TX 78237
(210) 434-0595

Published in Express-News from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2009