MISSION – Ramiro Valladares, 78, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.
Mr. Valladares was born on Feb. 11, 1937, to Luis and Maria G. Valladares in Mission. He graduated from Sharyland High School in 1958. During his working career, he began at Lee’s Pharmacy in McAllen, became a mobile maintenance technician for MAMCO for 20 years and finished in sales at Broadway Hardware from 1988 until his retirement in 2000.
He was a member of the Men’s Club at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the PTO at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. He served at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Mission in the ACTS ministry and Eucharistic Adoration. He also served as a leader for Boy Scout Troop 83 in Mission.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Rosa Maria Valladares; sons, Romeo Valladares of McAllen and Marco Valladares of Ft. Worth; sister, Irene Cabrieles of Mission; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Reyes and Luis Valladares and Cecilia Rivera.
The funeral mass was held on Nov. 19 at St. Paul’s. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.