Roberto Barberena Jr.

November 27, 1987 - October 5, 2022
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Roberto Barberena Jr., passed away on October 5, 2022, in Laredo, TX at the age of 34.

Roberto will be remembered as a genuine, funny and unique soul. Bert, as he was better known, was patient and kind to all that knew him.  He loved to perform and was an avid poet, host and musician. He was a loving son, brother and uncle, always up for an adventure. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

Roberto is survived by his father Roberto Barberena Sr, Brother Alan Barberena and Sister Gabriela Morales Barberena along with his nephews Rodolfo Morales and Ian Morales and niece Natalia Morales, along with many other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother Sara Alicia Escamilla, his paternal grandparents Hugo & Dora Barberena and maternal grandparents Encarnacion & Ernestina Escamilla, along with his nieces Angela, Daniela and Camila Morales.

A memorial mass will be held in his honor at Divine Mercy Catholic Church on Tuesday October 18, 2022, at 7:00 pm.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at

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Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Time: 7:00 pm

Divine Mercy Catholic Church


851 Topaz Tr.
Laredo, Texas 78045


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Born: November 27, 1987
Died: October 5, 2022

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Joe posted on 11/14/22

My condolences to the family. Bert was a good person at heart. Good friend all around. I still can’t believe it.


Ricardo A. Rocha posted on 10/19/22

Our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to Bert's family from the Rocha Zazueta family. Bert was a good friend and an inspiration to keep going in music. I will forever miss him. God Bless y'all always.


Irma Becerra posted on 10/18/22

My deepest sympathy for the family; I am very sad beyond words. No doubt he is in a better place with his mom. I had seen Robert working just a couple of days before and like always happy with a smile. Rest In Peace Robert , you will be missed.


Aurora Colon Nolen posted on 10/16/22

Nuestras sinceras condolencias para toda la Familia de parte Nolen Colon Fam