Guadalupe Vela, Jr.

Obituary of Guadalupe Vela, Jr.

Guadalupe (Lupe) Silva Vela Jr., 92, of Port Isabel, Texas passed away on November 20, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. Lupe was born on April 26, 1929 in Matamoros, Tamps to Guadalupe Perez Vela and Simona Silva Vela. He is preceded in death by his wife Adela Escobedo Vela; two daughters, Alma Delia Vela and Maria del Rosario Vela; his parents, Guadalupe and Simona Vela; grandson Guadalupe T. Torres; great-grandson, Zaiden Gilbert Guzman; two brothers Jose Maria “Pepe” Vela and Alfonso Vela. He is survived by his children Irma (Hector) Torres of Port Isabel, Gilbert (Teri) Vela of Port Isabel, Linda (Juan E.) Rivera of San Benito, Eddie (Maria) Vela of Brownsville, Joe (Norma) Vela of Port Isabel, Juan (Adriana) Vela of Katy, Reynaldo (Elsa) Vela of Brownsville and Alma (Tony) Gonzalez of Brownsville; 23 Grandchildren and 27 great Grandchildren. Lupe will be missed dearly by those he loved most, his family and friends. His many memories of being a shrimper were passed on to this family and will forever hold those memories close to their heart. His priceless conversations and beautiful prayers will always remind us of the love we have for him. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, Texas. International Shipping Services provided by Thomae-Garza Funeral Home will follow on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 to Funeraria Matamoros with interment to Panteon Ejidal De Estacion Rosita, Matatmoros, Tamps., Mexico. All individuals are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines by socially distancing a minimum space of 6 feet apart and must wear face covers or masks. (May include bandanas or sewn or cloth face coverings). You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Guadalupe (Lupe) Silva Vela Jr. at www.thomaegarza.com. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home and Crematory, 395 S. Sam Houston, Blvd., San Benito, TX 78586.
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Tuesday
23
November

Visitaion

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
9563991331
Tuesday
23
November

Rosary

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
9563991331

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING BY THOMAE-GARZA TO:

Funeraria Matamoros with interment to Panteon Ejidal De Estacion Rosita, Matatmoros, Tamps., Mexico.
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