Angelita Mermea Amesquita
Angelita Mermea Amesquita passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in Floresville, Texas, at the age of 56 years, 5 months, and 21 days. She was a lifelong resident of Floresville. She was born Oct. 5, 1956, in Floresville, the daughter of Manuel Mermea and Juanita Montoya.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Maria Esther Escamilla.
Angelita is survived by her husband, Jose Amesquita; her daughters, Isabel Mermea, Yolanda Kalish and husband Armando Rico, and Kimberly Kalish and husband Leonardo Serrano, all of Floresville; her son, Joe Kalish and wife Robin of Ohio; her sister, Lydia M. Palmer of Wallis; her brothers, Manuel, Ernest, Oscar, William, Daniel, James, and John Mermea, all of San Antonio; 14 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Tuesday, April 2, at 5 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville, with a rosary recited at 7 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony Catholic Church in Elmendorf with the Rev. Andrew Kafara as celebrant.
Interment will follow in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery in Saspamco.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jose Amesquita, Armando Rico, Leonardo Serrano, Manuel Mermea, Ernest Mermea, and Daniel Mermea.