Conexión San Ángelo / Staff report

Photo/ obituary courtesy of Robert Massie Funeral Home  

SAN ANGELO – Francisca Aguirre Perez, 98, peacefully passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. 

Francisca was born on April 2, 1919 in Melvin, Texas to parents: Francisca and Alberto Aguirre. She married Nemesio Perez and together they raised their family in Melvin before moving to San Angelo in 1955. She worked in the community, regularly attended St. Joseph Catholic Church and was known to all as "Guela." She was full of life, love and acceptance, as was evident in the sheer number of family members, friends, and neighbors, who stopped by to see her day after day. Her faith, love, and strength were an inspiration to everyone who knew her. 

“Mrs. Francisca Pérez was a great mother who sought the welfare of her family and her neighbors. She will always be remembered with a lot of love and respect from many people who knew her and for whom were fortunate of being friends with her,” said Señor Gregorio Gutiérrez, Conexión Hispana CEO.

She is survived by her sister, Ascension "Chonita" Morua of Goldwaithe; daughters: Estela Perez Santos and husband Manuel Santos, Berta Perez Linton and husband Daniel Martiarena, and daughter-in-law Florence Perez; all of San Angelo, twelve grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren, as well as caretakers, Guadalupe and Isauro Romero and Lupita Perez. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, sons, Nemesio Perez, Jr., Nestor Perez, and daughter, Lovelia Perez Gonzales. 

Rosary was held at 10:00 a.m., Funeral Mass was at 10:30 a.m. on Friday March 9, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at 2:00 p.m. in the Melvin Cemetery.

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