|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1928|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2013|
SALINENO, Texas - Emilio Chapa, 85, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2013 in McAllen, Texas. Mr. Chapa was born to Miguel and Marcela Flores on April 4, 1928, in Salineno, Texas.
He was honorably discharged from the Korean- Conflict War in April 1951 and in 1954 he married his longtime sweetheart, Maria de la Paz Garza. He attended Salineno and Roma school's during his youth, became a carpenter, and was a firm believer of the Christian faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara C. Gonzalez, Roxanna Chapa, three sons Jorge Emilio, Rene Carlos Chapa, Daniel Armando Chapa, seven grand children and five great- grand children.
Visitation was held Monday, July 8 from 4:00 to 9:00 pm. at Sanchez Memorial Funeral Home in Roma. Viewing will continue from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, with a 7 p.m. memorial service. Funeral service will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at El Camino, La Verdad y La Vida conducted by Pastor Daniel Chapa in Falcon Heights, Texas. Final resting place will be at the Salineno Cemetery.
Sanchez Memorial Funeral Home of Roma is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on July 9, 2013
El Panteon de el Salineno, Texas
Created by: Rafael Perez-Guillermety
Record added: Jul 09, 2013
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