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Octavio Flores Jr.

OBIT_Octavio-Flores_pRLA JOYA – Octavio Flores Jr., 65, passed away December 7 at Lifecare Hospitals of South Texas in McAllen. Mr. Flores was born in San Miguel, Tamaulipas, Mexico on November 7, 1945 and raised in Los Ebanos.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Ricardo Flores, his daughters, Ana Lisa Flores, Melinda Flores, Susanna Flores, Cynthia (Senovio III) Ramirez and his granddaughters who he loved dearly, Amaris , Mia, Chloe, and Vianey Ramirez.  He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Serapio Flores, Sigifredo Flores, Amelia Moreno, Aurora Collins, Arminda Chapa, Anabelle Flores and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Octavio and Guillermina Flores, his sisters, Guadalupe Guzman, Guillermina Gandaria, Alicia Gandaria, Alma Salinas; and one brother, Saul Flores.

He was loved by everyone who knew him and he will be greatly missed.

The funeral mass was held December 10 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Burial followed at Havana City Cemetery.  L&I Funeral Home of Peñitas was in charge of the arrangements.

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