ZURBABELL CORTEZ Jr.(1952 - 2014)

ZURBABELL CORTEZ, JR. McALLEN - Zurbabell Cortez, Jr., 61, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at McAllen Medical Center. Mr. Cortez was born May 15, 1952 in Hampton, Iowa. He is the son of the late Zurbabell and the late Herminia (Baca) Cortez. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked for many years at Lack's. He is preceded in death by a son, Luis Alberto Cortez and a sister, Nelida Garza. He is survived by his loving wife: Antonia (Villicana) Cortez; one son, Zurbabell Cortez, III; one daughter: Maribell Cortez; two brothers: Noe Cortez and Abelardo Cortez; four sisters: Mary Rose Campos, Oralia Cortez, Josefina Cortez and Norma Cortez; seven grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm Tuesday, March 11, 2014 with a rosary being recited at 7:00 pm at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in McAllen. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. www.riverafuneralhomes.net Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries

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Published in The Monitor on Mar. 11, 2014