On Tuesday, May 15th, Alberto Peña was called to be with our Lord. Family was the most important thing to Mr. Peña and it was family that surrounded him during his last days. Alberto was a man who wore many hats and was deeply loved by those who knew him. He was a son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, friend, and confidant.
Alberto was born on July 11, 1945. Mr. Peña was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He proudly fought and served his country. Alberto married the love of his life, Hilda Leal Peña, shortly after retiring from the Navy. Together they raised three loving children. He worked at Mercy Hospital as an RN for many years, and retired in 1996 to care for his two wonderful grandchildren.
Alberto was preceded by death by his parents, Antonio Peña and Manuela Hernandez Peña as well as others.
He is survived by his wife, Hilda Peña; Children, Antonio Peña, Mayra Peña and Marcia (Arturo) Martinez; Granddaughters, Carolina and Victoria Solis. Mr. Peña is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
The family will receive guests Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 8:00 am at 12:30 pm. A prayer service will be held at 12:30pm officiated by Humberto Rodriguez. Full military honors will be provided by the US Navy and the American Legion Post 59. Interment will follow in the Veteran’s Section of the Laredo City Cemetery.