Our hearts are heavy but we have found peace with our lord. Our Beloved Father, Husband, and Friend Leonardo Almaraz, was called by our Lord Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 10:18 am.
Leonardo was born in Falfurrias, Texas on April 20, 1936 to Jose Maria Almaraz and Jovita Almaraz. He had 11 siblings. He was a Veteran and served with the U.S. Army Paratrooper Division when he was 19. He was a great man that was humble and full of love. He worked and retired from Valero Energy and made lifelong friends. He will be greatly missed and his love will reside in our hearts always.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gloria G. Almaraz; and his three children, Jose Ricardo Almaraz (Leticia Medina), Michael Almaraz (Pilar Almaraz), and Ana Lisa Almaraz (Ignacio Pascal); and his grandchildren, Ashley Almaraz, Lesley Almaraz, Jose Almaraz, Katlynn Almaraz, John Medina, Ana Sophia Almaraz, Diego Almaraz, and Gillianna Galvan.
The family will be receiving guests Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will start at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020, at St. Patrick Catholic Church. The funeral mass will start at 10:00 am. Interment will follow to the Laredo City Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may sign the guest book or leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm
Date: Friday, February 28, 2020
Time: 10:00 am