Sunday, February 7, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

Bear, please come home! Missing since October 22, 2014, black Manx cat (no tail), shy. Reward! Help him find his way home. 210-635-7560.
Lost: Male Red Nose Pit Bull, "Chevy," wearing an orange collar, friendly, last seen on County Road 403. 830-477-6511 or 830-534-9094.
Found: Basset Hound, Hwy. 97 W./Hospital Blvd., Floresville. Call 830-391-2153 between 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Your #1 Advertising Resource! Call 830-216-4519.
Globe Energy Services is accepting applications for Vacuum truck driver operator, Winch truck driver operator for Karnes City terminal, and mechanic for Kenedy or Nixon area, competitive pay, great benefits. For more information, 830-400-2717. All interviews must be scheduled and must be performed in person.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Vinyards Funeral Home OBWCN your news your way-subscribeWCN Obituaries
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Obituaries


Eugene ‘Gene’ A. McCloskey




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Write a Tribute. Share a Memory.
December 19, 2012 | 2,291 views | Offer condolences

1925-2012

Eugene “Gene” A. McCloskey passed into the loving embrace of his heavenly Father on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the age of 87. His beloved wife, Julia had awaited him there since Dec. 12, 2011.

Gene and Julia “Judy” had met while both were stationed at the N.O.T.S. (Naval) base near Inyokern, Calif., during World War II and were married on base in 1946. A curious and creative person, Gene could sing and draw, and loved music, dancing, photography, and gardening. Reading, working crossword puzzles, and writing lively letters and poetry occupied time not spent “working.” Creating captivating interior Christmas scenes was an annual source of pride for him and an eagerly awaited treat for the children.

Retiring from the Pearl Brewing Co. in 1987, Gene maintained fond memories of the brewery and his co-workers. After retirement, he and Judy loved to go to the coast on fishing trips and to Louisiana and Las Vegas in the company of family and friends.

Gene was preceded in death by his dear parents, Frank and Bessie (Kolonko) McClosky; and his wife, Julia (Giannini) McCloskey.

He is survived by his children, Antoinette M. Gustafson, Frances Kallies and husband Michael, and Billy McCloskey and wife Sherilyn; six grandchildren, Michael, Julia and husband Randy, Jennifer, Terry and wife Katherine, Brandon and wife Kelly, and Shelby; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild. He is also survived by his sisters, Louise Mulhern, Katy Butts, Sister Rose McClosky, OLVM, and Isabel Grothues and husband Marcel; as well as his sister-in-law, Rose Gallichio and brother-in-law Anthony Giannini.

He will be missed and remembered by his cherished nieces, nephews, cousins, godchildren, and friends, including Nancy and Mike Ciavarella, Fay Hendrix, Pat LaScoula, Bill Clay, Mark Moll, and his beloved dog Sugar. Gene’s family is most grateful to his home caregivers and nurses, Angie, Catherine, Mondre, and Richard, and also to the caring staff at the Chandler Skilled Nursing Center.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 6-9 p.m. in the Mission Park Funeral Chapel in San Antonio with a rosary recited at 7 p.m.

A funeral Mass was held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Jerome Catholic Church in San Antonio with the Rev. John Flanagan officiating.

Interment followed in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
 

Your Condolences, Prayers, and Memories


Please share a prayer, memory, or offer your condolences below.


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Obituaries Archives


WCN Share Your Thoughts
obituary page obituary submission
East Central Driving SchoolAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeTriple R DC ExpertsVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.