OBIT-Angelberto Acosta

MISSION – Angelberto Acosta Sr. passed away on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his home in Mission.

Mr. Acosta was born in Abram on Oct. 23, 1923. He was a decorated veteran of World War II and the Korean War and was a Bronze Star recipient. He was honorably discharged on June 21, 1946. He owned O.K. Tire Sales and retired from South Texas Glass.

Survivors include his daughters, Lenora Acosta, Rosemary Acosta, Norma Acosta, Olga Acosta and Betty Ann Acosta; son, Angelberto Acosta Jr.; and16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Anneliese M. Acosta.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 12, from 1 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m. at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.

Pallbearers will be Ignacio Pinalez III, Shane James, Antonio Ayala, Roberto Ayala, Stephen Acosta, Lucas Acosta and Matthew Acosta. Honorary pallbearers will be Arturo Acosta and Angelberto Acosta Jr.

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