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OBIT: Clara P. Esquivel

PEÑITAS - Clara P. Esquivel, 90, left to be with the Lord on July 9, 2011 at Mission Regional Hospital in Mission. Mrs. Esquivel was born on Aug. 20, 1920 in Peñitas to Avilio and Lina Perez.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Adalberto Esquivel and her parents.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving children. Fernando (Enedina) Esquivel Sr., Lina Esquivel, Clara Esquivel, Adalberto Esquivel Jr., Noel ( Mirna) Esquivel Sr.; grandchildren, Fernando (Dorothy ) Esquivel Jr., Jessica (Hector) Rodriguez, Orlando Javier Esquivel, Vanessa (Mark) Chavez, Jason Perez, Amy Esquivel, Nicole Esquivel, Noel Esquivel Jr., Ruby Esquivel; and great-grandchildren, Jacqueline Rodriguez, Jazmin Rodriguez, Jocelyn Rodriguez, and Alexander Esquivel.

Family will receive friends on Monday, July 11, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. at L & I Funeral Home of Peñitas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 12, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Peñitas, Texas. Interment will follow at Peñitas City Cemetery.

Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of L&I Funeral Home of Peñitas.


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