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Ernesto De La Paz, Sr.

October 2, 1943 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 77)

Obituary

Ernesto De La Paz, Sr., 77, passed away on December 22, 2020 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born on October 2, 1943 in Kingsville, Texas to Lazaro De La Paz, Sr. and Cresencia Losoya. Ernesto was a truck driver for 55 years for De La Paz Trucking. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by both his parents, and one brother, Lazaro De La Paz, Jr.

Ernesto is survived by his wife of 58 years, Yolanda B. De La Paz of Kingsville, Texas; three sons, Ernesto (Patricia) De La Paz, Jr., Roel (Elia) De La Paz, and Rogelio (Rachel) De La Paz all of Kingsville, Texas; two daughters, Nilda (Rolando) Bazan, and Nora (Ramiro) Morales both of Kingsville, Texas; one brother, Leonel (Gloria) De La Paz, Sr. of Kingsville, Texas; two sisters, Paula (Joe) Cruz of Kingsville, Texas, and Sister Oralia De La Paz of Vineland, New Jersey; 20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary with the Rosary to be recited at 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Santa Gertrudis Cemetery.

Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd.  Kingsville, Texas 78363.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 28, 2020

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Turcotte - Piper Mortuary
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX 78363

Recitation of the Rosary
Monday
December 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Turcotte - Piper Mortuary
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX 78363

Video is available for this event


Funeral Mass
Monday
December 28, 2020

12:00 PM
St. Martin's Catholic Church
715 North 8th Street
Kingsville, TX 78363

Video is available for this event


Interment to follow
Monday
December 28, 2020

Santa Gertrudis Cemetery
835 West Caesar
Kingsville, TX 78363

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