MISSION – Alejandro Montez, 76, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
Born in Reynosa and formerly of Pharr, Mr. Montez had lived in Mission since 1998. He was employed by the City of McAllen for 21 years until his retirement in 2001.
Survivors include his wife, Arcelia G. Montez of Mission; children, Guadalupe Montez of Elsa, Mario Rene Montez of San Juan, Alejandro Montez Jr. and Mauricio Montez of Edinburg, Manuel Montez of West Virginia, Matilde Garcia of McAllen and Magdalena Martinez of Edinburg; siblings, Hector Montez of Pharr, Guillermina Hernandez of Weslaco and Lydia Morales and Irene Garza of Pharr; and 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Francisca Guzman.
A funeral service was held on March 26 at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Burial followed at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.