ABRAM – Osvaldo Ochoa Sr., 92, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Pax Villa Hospice in McAllen.
Mr. Ochoa was born in Abram on Oct. 23, 1925 to Nazario Ochoa and Rosalia Serna Ochoa.
Survivors include his wife, Nora Irma Ochoa of Palmview; sons, Osvaldo Ochoa Jr. and Jose Luis Ochoa of Mission; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Nazario Ochoa; his parents; and siblings, Octavio Hernandez, Oscar, Alejandro and Francisco Ochoa and Ofelia Cantu.
A funeral mass was held on March 12 at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Abram. Burial, with military honors, was officiated by Catholic War Veterans Post #1065 of Mission at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
Serving as pallbearers were Eric, Andrew and Christian Ochoa, Angel Garcia, Joe Munoz, Orville Ochoa, Gus Cantu and Jose Luis Ochoa Jr.