Arthur DeLeon Laijas
Arthur DeLeon Laijas, 62, a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, of La Marque, Texas, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Texas City. Arthur was born July 7, 1951, in Floresville to Joe and Carlotta (DeLeon) Laijas.
Arthur was a hardworking man and an excellent provider for his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Arthur is survived by his wife of 39 years, Gloria (Pesina) Laijas; children Edward Laijas and wife Veronica, Arthur Laijas Jr., April Laijas, and Jessica Laijas; grandchildren Ariadne Laijas, Bryelle Logan, Amelie Laijas, Tristan Treviño, and Riley Treviño; brothers Joe Laijas Jr. and Jesse Laijas; and sister Amanda Laijas.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 6-8 p.m., with a rosary vigil at 7 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Stockdale.
A funeral Mass was held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stockdale, officiated by the Rev. Dennis Jarzombek.
Interment followed in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Stockdale.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Laijas Family, 2217 Lonestar St., La Marque, TX 77568.