MISSION – Herman Gorena, 61, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at Comfort House in McAllen.
Mr. Gorena was born and raised in Mission and graduated from Sharyland High School in 1974. He was an active member of El Mesias United Methodist Church in Mission where he served as choir director for over 30 years.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Edna Espericueta Gorena of Edinburg; father, Alfonso C. Gorena of McAllen; children, Nicolas Hernan Gorena, Isaac Aaron Gorena and Olivia Marie Gorena, all of Edinburg; siblings, Yuvicella Cadenhead of Haskell and Hector Luis Gorena of Sugarland.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ada C. Gorena, and sister, Norma Linda Gorena.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at El Mesias. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.