MISSION – Olegario Hinojosa passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015.
Mr. Hinojosa was born on March 6, 1922, in Camargo, Mexico to the late Jose Hinojosa and Juanita Garza. Before retiring, he worked most of his life with the Hidalgo County Water District #14 and later the County of Hidalgo Precinct 3.
Survivors include his daughters, Juana Cortez, Maria G. Perez and Nora E. Hinojosa Rivera; sister, Ignacia Hinojosa de Falcon; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Velia Hinojosa; and nine siblings.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 1 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Rivera Funeral Home in McAllen. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 10 a.m. with Monsignor Juan Nicolau officiating. Interment follows at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.