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Jose Lamas

May 30, 1950 — January 27, 2021

Weslaco: Jose V. Lamas, 70, passed away on Wednesday, January 27th, 2021, at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco after a brief battle with cancer. On May 30th, 1950, Jose was born in Zacatecas, Mexico, to Nicolas and Maximina Valdez Lamas. Jose grew up in Weslaco with eight siblings. While Jose was a kid, the family would migrate up north to work in the fields. Jose loved nature and developed an excellent work ethic from this experience. After graduating high school, he earned his Bachelor’s and then Master’s Degree in Education and Science from Pan American University. Jose met Zelma Cavazos while working at Weslaco ISD. They were married in 1986 and raised two daughters together. Jose went to work for Science Academy of South Texas as a Biology teacher for the next thirty-two years. Jose was passionate about his chosen career and was an expert in his subject, Biology. Jose also loved to work in his garden at home. He decided to take gardening to another level while helping the kids learn about Biology...
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