Reynaldo Lugo Jr.

Reynaldo Lugo, Jr, 68, of San Benito, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Reynaldo and Cecilia R. Lugo; and three sisters: San Juanita Lugo, Cecilia Lugo, and Maria de Jesus Corona.

Reynaldo is survived by his wife, Maria Elena Mendez Lugo; six children: Reynaldo (Lori) Lugo III, Rene (Beatrice) Lugo, Maria Criselda De Leon, Maria Mariselda (Rene+) Gonzales, Christopher Santos Lugo, Reyna Sugeli Lugo; his 1st wife, Maria Sulema Lugo; 23 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren;as well as his three sisters: Maria Elena (Felix) Peña, Esmeralda Lugo Cano, and Marta Cruz (Victor) Loya.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 12 noon to 9:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m., at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, Texas.

A chapel service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mont Meta Memorial Park.

Serving as pallbearer are: Norberto Corona Jr., Felix Peña III, Juan Manuel Lugo, Juan Manuel Gonzales, Jorge Macias, Reynaldo Lugo IV, Frank Cano Jr., and Rene Gonzales Jr. Serving as honorary pallbearers are Reynaldo III and Rene Lugo.

You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort, flowers, or sympathy cards to the family of Reynaldo Lugo, Jr. at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors and Crematorium, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.