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Adela Acosta, 86, passed away Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, in San Antonio. She was born on June 25, 1923, in Buda, Texas, moved to San Antonio as a child and became a life-long resident. She married the love of her life, Mac Acosta on July 22, 1945 in San Fernando Cathedral. She worked as a civilian at Kelly Air Force Base, where she was Chief of Personnel Affairs, before beginning a 40-year career in real estate. She became a real estate broker and founded Adela Acosta Realty, where she assisted countless families in buying and selling residential property. She was a member of the San Antonio Board of Realtors and the Bexar County Real Estate Association, serving as its first female president. She was appointed as a Special Commissioner in land condemnation cases by The Honorable Judge Ball. She also served on the board of directors of the 141st Infantry Regiment Association and was a co-founder of the 141st Regiment Ladies Auxiliary. Adela is survived by her husband of 64 years, Mac Acosta; her daughters Maxine Dudley and husband Terry, and Dell Gonzalez and husband Leonard, all of San Antonio; her grandchildren Christy Gonzalez and Matthew Dudley; her sisters Helen Garza of Houston and Lupe Muniz and husband Richard of Hurst, and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 10th from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Porter Loring on McCullough.
DECEMBER 10, 2009
PORTER LORING CHAPEL MASS
DECEMBER 11, 2009
ST. JOHN THE
EVANGELIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
102 S. AUDUBON
Interment in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.
You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.porterloring.com.
Published in Express-News on Dec. 9, 2009