ERNESTO (J.D.) FLORES JR. MERCEDES: Ernesto Flores, Jr., J.D., 64, of Mercedes, Texas died peacefully in Weslaco, Texas, on May 4, 2013. He was born December 28, 1948. He graduated with honors from Pan American College in 1971; and was a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio where he earned a Master of Science degree. He then attended and graduated in 1977 from The University of Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, Indiana. He practiced law since his graduation. Ernesto is preceded in death by his father Ernesto D. Flores and is survived by his mother, Cleotilde O. Flores and his two children, Juan Jose and Mia Elizabeth Flores. Also surviving are his siblings: Elizabeth (Hector) Rocha, Roberto O. (Mari) Flores, and Norma F. (Jake) Garcia. Visitation will be held Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in La Feria, at 10:00 a.m., interment will follow at Mercedes Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Garcia & Trevino Funeral Home of Mercedes. Sign the guest book at

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Garcia & Trevino Funeral Home - MERCEDES
439 S VERMONT  Mercedes, TX 78570
(956) 565-2261

Published in The Monitor from May 5 to May 7, 2013