ELSA - Tomas Perez, 86, of Elsa, TX, passed away on September 26, 2019, in San Antonio, TX
Tomas Perez was born in Elsa, TX to Baldomera Cisneros Pérez and Vicente Pérez on December 29, 1932. He went to school in Edcouch - Elsa, TX. He married Teresa Puente Pérez on December 28, 1958. in Weslaco, TX. He attended Pan American University. He worked as Elsa, TX Housing Projects Director, worked at Texas Plastics, was a Photographer & Owner of Pérez Photography and was owner/manager of Ballard Trailer Park in Weslaco, TX.
In his early life, he was involved and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Tomas Perez is preceded in death by his son Miguel Angel (Mike) Pérez, his parents, and his brother Manuel Perez.
Mr. Pérez is survived by his 10 children Cynthia Ann Perez (Beatriz), Tomas Perez Jr. (Cynthia), Luis J. Pérez, Rose Marie Martinez (Albert) , Arturo Pérez (Carla). Terry D. Renteria (Rolando), Ruben Pérez, (Esther), Andrew Pérez, Catherine Victoria Fenz, (Darren), Daniel Pérez. Former spouse, Teresa P. Pérez, Sisters Elena Serow & Sara Gomez, brother Santiago Perez; 19 Grandchildren: Nicholas Pérez, Cianna Pérez, Jules Pérez, Arturito Pérez, Claudia Pérez, Christina Martinez, Teresita Renteria, Joseph Martinez, Alicia Pérez, Gabriel Renteria, Miguel Pérez, Mia Pérez, Catherine Fenz, Sofia Pérez- Gomez, Miriam Pérez, Matthew Fenz, Miguel Renteria, Caroline Fenz and Lourdes Renteria. Numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Tomas Perez Jr, Luis Perez, Arturo Pérez, Ruben Perez, Andrew Perez & Daniel Pérez.
Tomas was a man of deep faith. He loved his family and was most proud of his children and grandchildren, they will be his legacy.
Funeral Mass will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday, October 1, 2019, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Weslaco, TX. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park Arrangements are by McCaleb Funeral Home.
The family of Tomas Perez wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Encompass Hospice, San Antonio, TX and his caregivers Trini & Diane.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of McCaleb Funeral Home of Weslaco, TX.