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Obituary of Pablo Alfaro, Sr.
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On May 1st, Pablo Alfaro, Sr., was called home to be with our Lord and Savior in Rio Hondo, Texas. He was born to Rafaela and October 3rd, 1949. He received his early education in Rio Hondo Public Schools. Pablo married Rosa on January 30th, 1966, in San Benito, Texas. He retired as a diesel mechanic in 1998 and moved with his wife to Nebraska. He took numerous trips visiting relatives in California and Texas. He loved fishing, BBQs, and family gatherings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gumecindo and Rafaela Alfaro, his wife Rosa Maria Alfaro his sister, Juana Lopez; his son, Guadalupe Alfaro; a grandson, Richard Angel Alfaro; sons-in-law, Carlos Garza, and Vic Dean Bechtold; and granddaughter, Julie Ann Betancourt. Left to cherish his memory are daughters, Maricela (Misael) De Leon, San Juanita Bechtold, and Julia (Rod) Alfred; sons, Pablo (Cris) Alfaro, Jr. and Israel (Melissa) Alfaro, Sr.; eight grandchildren, Pablo and Rosa helped raise, Guadalupe, Jr., Alicia, Eric, Christopher, Michael, Rebecca, Abraham, and Juan Santos; his siblings, Gumecindo Alfaro, Jr., Andrea Zuniga, Jose (Alma) Alfaro, Juan (Francisca) Alfaro, and Luisa (Vicente) Suarez; and numerous great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. at St. Helen’s Catholic Church, 228 Huisache Ave, Rio Hondo, TX. You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Pablo Alfaro, Sr. 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.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Pablo Alfaro, Sr., please visit Tribute Store
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, May 5, 2023
St. Helen's Catholic Church
228 Huisache Ave.
Rio Hondo, Texas, United States
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Pablo Alfaro, Sr.
1949 - 2023
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