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Edelmiro ""Miro"" Perez

Edelmiro ""Miro"" Perez Obituary
PREMONT - Edelmiro ""Miro"" Perez from Premont, TX passed away peacefully March 11, 2019 surrounded by his loved ones at Christus Spohn Hospital in Alice after a long struggle with his health.

He was born in San Diego, TX to the late Luis and Elena Perez but Miro grew up in Alice TX.

He graduated from William Adams High School in Alice in 1960 and worked as a delivery man for R.E. Edgar, who owned a Frito franchise. He worked for Sun Oil Petroleum for more than twenty years until he injured himself and was no longer able to fulfill the weight of the job.

During his healing process, he enrolled at Coastal Bend Community College and took classes on computer and electricity. As a result of these classes, he was able to continue being a productive contributor to the community by working on his own as an electrician, running a small neighborhood grocery store, having a candy route, and being a butcher.

Miro's community services include being a member of the Premont City Council for four years, Knights of Columbus for twenty plus years, a Bingo caller for the organization, and also served the community in various ways and degrees.

Miro is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters: Zulema Carter & Trinie Lopez; a brother: Abel Perez; and a brother-in-law: Armando ""Curly"" Lopez.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years of marriage Guadalupe G. ""Lupita"" Perez of San Diego, Texas and the mother of his three sons Idolina Perez of Premont, Texas; three Sons: Andres ""Andy"" Perez from San Antonio; Edelmiro Perez Jr. Perez (April) from Cedar Park; and Luis Daniel Perez (Cindy) from San Antonio; two daughters Dinny (Johnny Mata) Villegas of San Diego, Texas; Liza R. (Dino) Lopez of Corpus Christi, Texas; four brothers: George Perez (Eva) from Kingsville; Enrique Perez (Yolanda) from Bakersfield, CA; Reymundo Perez (Alma) from San Antonio; Luis Perez Jr. ( Isaura) from Alice; two sisters: Yolanda Escobar (Oscar); Viola Martinez (Gilbert), both from Corpus Christi; one sister-in-law Ida Perez of Freer, Texas. The love of his life were his two grandsons Miro and Miguel Perez of Cedar Park, Texas and 3 other grandchildren Adrian, Aaron and Armin Villegas; great-grandchildren Avyen Villegas, Twins Ariella and Arrisa Villegas, Aaron Villegas Jr., Twins Conor and Callie Villegas and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home, 600 South Wright St. Alice, Texas. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. the same evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 801 S. Reynolds, Alice, Texas. Burial will follow at the San Diego Cemetery No.2, CR 145 San Diego, Texas. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. entrusted with arrangements. Condolences for the family can be left on our website www.mauropgarcia.com.
Published in Alice Echo News-Journal from Mar. 12 to Mar. 19, 2019
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