MISSION – José Angel Pitones, 73, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at his home in Mission.
Mr. Pitones was born on Dec. 25, 1941, in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico to Juan Pitones and Concepcion Delgado.
Survivors include his son, Jose Angel Pitones Jr.; daughters, Magdalena Garza and Sandra Garza; sisters, Juanita Longoria, Concepcion Cantu, Julia Reyes, Paula Hinojosa and Rita Perez; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.
Pallbearers will be Jose Angel Pitones Jr., Matthew Garza, Juan Alberto Perez, Gilberto Perez Jr., Roberto Longoria and Horacio Cantu Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Alberto Vasquez, Manuel Delgado and Horacio Cantu III.