Lucy V. Delgado
Lucy V. Delgado, a lifelong resident of Floresville, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Floresville at the age of 79 years, 2 months, and 17 days. She went to be with the Lord peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Oct. 9, 1933, in Floresville to Anatolio and Incarnation Vela.
Lucy was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; and one sister.
Lucy is survived by her husband, Jesse P. Delgado of Floresville; children Sylvia V. Herrera, Mary Esther Alejandre and husband Joaquin, and Jesse Delgado, all of Floresville, Jessica Balcar and husband Jimmy of Adkins, and Jesse Escobar and wife Sylvia of El Campo; one sister; three brothers; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Friday, Dec. 28, at 5 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home in Floresville.
A funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Floresville with the Rev. Phil Henning officiating.
Inurnment will follow at a later date.
Serving as pallbearers were Anthony Herrera, Andy Quintanilla III, Jonathan Quintanilla, Joe Robert Delgado, Jimmy Balcar, and Joaquin Alejandre.
Honorary pallbearers were Logan Balcar, Nathan Esquivel, John Christian Esquivel, Daniel Flores, and Jason Serna.