Tomas Torres Guerrero, 89, a long time resident of Sinton, Texas went home to be with the Lord on December 24, 2013.
He passed away at his 2nd home away from home in Corinth, Texas. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to all will be deeply missed.
He was born on December 20,1924, in Goliad, Texas to Jesus and Leonides Torres Guerrero. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ester Costilla Guerrero. They shared 32 years together before she was called by the Lord on April 19,1987. He was a migrant worker, farmer, and avid gardener and loved to make tamales and empanadas. Tomas was a devout Catholic and loved to serve the Lord and was a long time parishioner of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Sinton, Texas. He belonged to the men's club and tiredlessly devoted many many hours in assisting the church, from helping with bingo to maintaining church grounds.
Tomas is survived by his seven children, Juan Guerrero of Wylie, Texas, Jaime and Angela Guerrero of Rocklin, California, Francisco and Sandra Guerrero of Azle, Texas, Maria Romskog of Corinth, Texas, Margie and Jose Luis Alvarez of Wylie, Texas, Terry and Ricky Garza of Richardson, Texas and Tomas Guerrero, Jr. of Three Rivers, Texas. He was also a very proud grandfather of 17 grandchildren and great grandfather of 18. He is also survived by three brothers Lilo and Lupe Guerrero, Fidencio Guerrero and Francisco Guerrero. He also leaves behind numerous nieces,nephews, godchildren and extended family.
Family and friends are invited to pay final respects at the Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home in Sinton, Texas, on Saturday, December 28th, and Sunday, December 29th. All are invited to the rosary on Sunday, December 29th, at 7 PM at Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 30th, at 9 AM with a procession to Eternal Rest Cemetery for graveside services.
We would like to thank everyone who helped us and provided us with the love, support, encouragement and prayers that was very much needed during this journey. He will be missed but remain in our hearts forever.
Love you Apa!!