Benito Gallardo

Obituary of Benito Castillo Gallardo

Benito Castillo Gallardo, 73, of Laguna Heights passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Benito was a shrimper for over 40 years. He enjoyed watching soccer and boxing. He was always sharing stories about life experiences. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him. We hold you in our hearts until we see you again one day. He especially loved spending time with his 3 granddaughters: Julianne, Melissa, Laly, plus 3 great grandchildren that he raised: Benjamin, Naylea, and baby Benny, plus the family pet dog: Pepe. He is preceded in death by his wife: Oralia “Lala” Gallardo, parents: Gabino and Rodriga Castillo. Left to cherish his memories are his loving children: Fernardo (Dora) Garza, Frankie (Hilda) Gallardo, Sonia (Javier) Mejia, Leticia (Jose) Mortera, Benito (Melissa) Gallardo, Jr., Joanna Gallardo and Marco Gallardo, brother: Manuel Gallardo, sister: Maria Eulalia Gallardo Castillo, 18 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. Visitation will be on Thursday December 9, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary to be held at 7:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, TX. Mass of Resurrection will be held on Friday December 10, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 705 S Longoria St, Port Isabel, TX with interment to follow to Port Isabel City Cemetery. Honored to serve as pallbearers are: Frankie Gallardo, Benito Gallardo, Jr., Matthew Garza, Javier Mejia, Andrew Gallardo, Frankie Flores Gallardo, Juan Navarro Gallardo, and Oscar Cruz. All individuals are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines by socially distancing a minimum space of 6 feet apart and face covers or masks are recommended. You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Benito Gallardo 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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Thursday
9
December

Visitation

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

Rosary

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
9563991331
Friday
10
December

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, December 10, 2021
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church
705 S. Longoria St
Port Isabel, Texas, United States
956-943-1297
Friday
10
December

Interment

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, December 10, 2021
Port Isabel City Cemetery
299 N Musina St
Port Isabel, Texas, United States
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