Amadeo Ortega

Amadeo Ortega, 74, of Los Fresnos, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in Harlingen, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his father, Cleto Ortega; mother, Victoria R. Ortega; as well as five brothers: Lazaro Ortega, Pedro Ortega, Luis Ortega, Raul Ortega and Tomas Ortega.

Amadeo is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Emilia V. Ortega; three sons: Agapito (Esmeralda G.) Ortega, Rene (Irma) Ortega and Abel Ortega; daughter, Vanessa (Juan Ernesto Salinas Jr.); brothers, Cleto Ortega Jr., Esmael Ortega, and Fidel Ortega; and sisters: Esmeralda Ramos and Victoria Ortega; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

 Visitation will be held on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Thomae Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, Texas.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at St. Helen Catholic Church in Rio Hondo, Texas. Interment will follow at San Vicente Cemetery.

You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort, flowers, or sympathy cards to the family of Amadeo Ortega at:

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