Genaro Alfaro Jr.|
RIO HONDO, TX- Genaro Alfaro, Jr., 88, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at his residence in Rio Hondo.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Ciria Alfaro; and a grandson, Jesus Herrera, Jr.
Genaro is survived by his children, Antonia Florez, Josefina (Jesus) Herrera, Guadalupe (Juan) Cortez, Roberto (Elma) Alfaro, Olga (Manuel) Ortega, Corina Alfaro and Hector (Hilda) Alfaro; along with 19 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Friday, October 15, 2010 from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with a Holy Rosary recited at 7:00 P.M. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito.
Mass of Resurrection will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Helen Catholic Church in Rio Hondo. Committal Service will follow to Las Yescas Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lionel Sanchez, Genaro Ortega, Israel Ortega, Manuel Ortega, Jaime Figueroa and Eutimio Alaniz; honorary pallbearers will be Gilberto Ignacio Sanchez and Marco A. Alfaro.
The family would like to send a Special Thanks to Cima Hospice, Arcadia (Cadie) F. Cassidy, Alma Cantu and Gracie Reyna.
Words of comfort can be sent to the family of Genaro Alfaro, Jr. at www.thomaegarza.com
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S Sam Houston, San Benito, TX (956) 399-1331.
Published in Valley Morning Star on Oct. 16, 2010