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Robert Lee Perez


1942 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Robert Lee Perez Obituary
Perez, Robert Lee



Robert Lee Perez, retired United States Army SSG, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 after losing his battle with a malignant brain tumor.

Robert was born in Von Ormy, Texas on July 18, 1942 to the late Samuel and Lupe Perez.

He was also preceded in death by his beloved brother Richard Perez.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Rebecca Gabaldon Perez; his son, Robert G. Perez; his daughter, Veronica Lee and husband Phillip Otero; his granddaughters, Ashley Marie, Cynthia and Branndi Sanchez; sisters, Mary Helen Gonzalez and husband Adam, Sylvia Ann Braye and husband Robert; his brother, Sam Perez and wife Stella as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many other family members and friends who loved and will miss him.

He was a devout Catholic with special devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Rosary. Until the end, his faith remained strong and his acceptance of God's will undaunted.

Many thanks to his friends at the V.A. Hospital who kept him in prayer and showed concern for his health.

Services will be held at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Von Ormy, Texas on Friday, June 10, 2016 with a Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 9:00am. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 11:15am with US Army Honors.

Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th St. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 29, 2016
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