Obituary of Adela Escamilla
Rio Hondo - Adela Ortega Escamilla,76, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2006 at Harlingen Medical Center. Ms. Escamilla was a native of Rio Hondo, she lived and worked there all her life. She was a former member of La Familia Adult Day Care of Harlingen, Texas, at one point of her life she worked as a home provider with Texas Visiting Nurses. She is preceded in death by her husband, Felipe P. Escamilla, Sr.; parents, Guadalupe and Manuela Gonzalez Ortega; and sister, Eva Serna. She is survived by her children, Enedelia Escamilla, Hector (Sandra) Escamilla both of West Virginia; Eutimio J. (Ernestina) Escamilla, Felipe (Belinda) Escamilla, Jr. both of Rio Hondo, Texas; 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her siblings, Anita (Florencio) Cortez of Olmito, Texas; Manuela (Gilberto) Guzman of Dallas,Texas; Juan Ortega, Gonzalo (Trinidad) Ortega, Andres (Ernestina) Ortega, Manuel (Olga) Ortega, all of Rio Hondo, Texas; Guadalupe Ortega of Blanco, Texas; Oscar (Juanita) Ortega of McFarland, CA; and Antonio (Senaida) Ortega of Salaida, CA. Visitation will be today, August 4, 2006, 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. with a Prayer Service at 6:00 P.M. and a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be on Saturday, August 5, 2006 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Helen Catholic Church in Rio Hondo. Interment will follow to San Vicente Cemetery in Las Yescas, TX. Words of comfort may be sent to the Escamilla family at www.thomaegarza.com Funeral arrangement have been entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas (956) 399-1331.
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