Ernesto Pena, Sr.

Ernesto Pena, Sr., a lifelong resident of Kenedy, Texas, passed away, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 6:25 A.M., in the Southpark Meadows Nursing and Rehab Center in Austin, Texas at the age of 69 year. Ernesto was born February 7, 1944 in Karnes City, Texas to Alejandro Garza and Petra Pena.

Ernesto is survived by his daughters, Mona Pena of Beeville, Monica Pena, Roxanne May, Priscilla Young, Manica Pena and Gracie Garcia, all of Kenedy; his sons, Freddie Pena, Ricky Pena, Lee Pena, and Ernest Pena, Jr., all of Kenedy; his brother, Pete Cantu and his sisters Faye and Gloria. He is also survived by his numerous grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. Mr. Pena is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helena Pena; his son, Ernie Pena and his brother, Betas Garza.

Visitation will be held, Thursday, June 20, 2013 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel and a rosary will be recited, Thursday at 7:00 P.M., in the funeral home chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Friday, June 21, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery.