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Manuela "Manuelita" Perez

August 28, 1934 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 85)

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Manuela “Manuelita” Perez 85 passed away at home surrounded by family on Thursday, March 19, 2020. She was born in San Benito on August 28, 1934, to Mariano & Maria Parras Perez.

Manuelita was a proud graduate of San Benito High School, “once a Greyhound, always a Greyhound”. She was a lifelong member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. She was a member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church Choir & St. Theresa’s Carmelitas.  After 30 years of service, Manuelita retired as Church secretary from St. Theresa Catholic Church.

Her parents Mariano & Maria Perez, her sisters Belen P. Garcia, and Ma. Luisa P. Zavala, her brothers Guadalupe S. Perez and Miguel Perez preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory are her sisters: Maria Anita Perez, Frances P. Cerda, and Ma. Alicia Espinoza and her many loving and caring nieces and nephews.

Visitation will take place on Monday, March 23, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the Recitation of Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Due to our current health conditions in our community and government regulations for small gatherings, family and guests will only be allowed 10 guests at a time (Please Call Funeral Home (956)275-3475 for further guidance. Graveside service 11:30 am Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Mont Meta Memorial Park

Funeral arrangements are under the care of San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas 956.291.4178

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March 23, 2020

1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
San Benito Funeral Home
1400 W. Highway 77
San Benito, TX 78586

Graveside Service
March 24, 2020

11:30 AM
Mont Meta Memorial Park, San Benito

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