OBITUARY

Gilberto Hinojosa

10 December, 19221 June, 2021

Gilberto Hinojosa, age 98, of El Paso, Texas passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Gilberto was born December 10, 1922.

A visitation for Gilberto will be held Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Hillcrest Funeral Home, 1060 North Carolina Dr., El Paso, Texas 79915. A vigil will occur Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 3:00 PM, 1060 North Carolina Dr., El Paso, Texas 79915. A funeral mass will occur Monday, June 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 131 S Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, Texas 79907. A graveside will occur Monday, June 14, 2021 at 11:30 AM at Mt Carmel Cemetery, 401 S Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, Texas 79907.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hillcrestfuneralhomeeast.com for the Hinojosa family.

  • FAMILY

  • Gilbert Hinojosa, Son (deceased)
  • Arturo Hinojosa, Son (deceased)
  • Jose Hinojosa, Father (deceased)
  • Ana Montes, Mother (deceased)
  • Ernesto Hinojosa, Son
  • Eduardo Hinojosa, Son
  • Martin Hinojosa, Son
  • Gloria Pieloth, Daughter
  • Carmen Estrada, Daughter
  • Irene Talamantes, Daughter
  • Laura Lopez, Daughter
  • Mary Brannon, Daughter (deceased)
  • Cynthia Hinojosa, Daughter
  • Mr. Hinojosa also leaves behind 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, 13 June , 2021

  • Vigil

    Sunday, 13 June , 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, 14 June , 2021

  • Graveside

    Monday, 14 June , 2021

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Steve DeWees

11 June 2021

I remember meeting your family when we came to El Paso for Martin and Nelda’s wedding at your Mom and Dad’s home. I have always admired how close the Hinojosa family is and the love you share for each other. Losing someone dear is so sad and difficult to handle the emotions, but your parents obviously taught you all how to rely on each other and your faith to get through it. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Love,
Steve and Tina

Teresa Lopez

10 June 2021

Deepest sympathies to all the Hinojosa family. You all are a testament to what an awesome Dad you all enjoyed. He will continue in the stories and memories. May your tears turn to smiles as a tribute to his fabulous sense of humor. Love and prayers.

Gloria Gonzalez

10 June 2021

My deepest condolences to the Hinojosa family. Laura my the Lord give you Comfort and Strength during this difficult time. Your Dad was a wonderful and special man.
Now he is in haven with the angels watching over you. May you rest in peace,Mr. Hinojosa.

Alexandra Hinojosa Furr

7 June 2021

My deepest condolences to the family.
From everything my dad, Victor, told me about Tio Gilberto, he was a man who had an open heart and who cared about everyone.
I had only gone to visit him a handful of times with my dad, but he welcomed me in his home and I never felt like a stranger.
He was such a warm person, and always wanted to make sure I had filled my plate anytime there was a gathering at his house.
I wish I had known him better.
My dad used to tell me how kind he was, and how he helped out the family. He would always say, "Your Tio is a good person."
Now he's up in heaven with my dad. I know that they are looking down on us.
To his family - my deepest condolences. We love you and we are here for you.
- Alex Hinojosa Furr, Joseph Furr, Norma Hinojosa and baby Shawn Furr

Cynthia Hinojosa

4 June 2021

God Blessed me with the Most Amazing, Loving and Caring Daddy. I will miss you tremendously. The memories, that we all have of you are priceless. Daddy, I love you and forever be grateful to you, you helped me raise a beautiful daughter and wonderful grandson. God finally came for you, to rejoice in his kingdom with Mom, Lulu, Tury and Gilly. I can only imagine the joy in their eyes. Enjoy your life Daddy, till we meet again. Love you forever, your baby girl.♥️😥♥️😥

Esther Chavez

3 June 2021

Our sincere Condolences to the Family. May our Lord, Jesus embrace you and give you Peace, Comfort and strength during this difficult time. From all the things Laura used to tell me about Mr Hinojosa, I know he had to be a wonderful, loving person. Our Lord has gained an Angel. Rest in Paradise Mr Hinojosa.

Maria De Lourdes Hinojosa Hernandez

3 June 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss, we all loved Tio so much. I want you to know that our prayers are with you and anything you need . We love your cousins

Laura Hinojosa Lopez

3 June 2021

Daddy, I know you know how I feel, and I also know your strength and love are with me at this moment. I miss you and always will. You are undoubtedly the most wonderful and amazing person in my life. Thank you dad for your love, advice, understanding and support you have given me throughout my lifetime. I will always treasure your memories, our time together talking about anything, everything, and nothing, also for your sense of humor. I was truly blessed to have you for so many years and for this I thank GOD. Rest in Paradise daddy. I love you forever! 🙏 🖤

Jennifer Lopez Mendoza

3 June 2021


“Grandpa, I want you to know that you are my hero. 💙. For as long as I can remember you were my ‘safe place.’ When I was with you or talked to you I was a little girl all over again, walking hand in hand as we would when you’d take me to buy a chocolate donut from the local bakery. With every moment spent with you, nothing in this world mattered but you. I am so proud to be your granddaughter. Thank you for showing us all what LOVE & STRENGTH really is. You ARE and will ALWAYS BE the STRONGEST person I have EVER KNOWN and I carry that same strength with pride, knowing that I learned it and inherited it from you. Your ability to see the humor and grace in life is so beautiful that I pray that God leads me to live the rest of my life the exact same way. You have done so much for our entire family and each of us asked you to hold on and keep on going probably for much longer than you wanted to and now my sweet, dear grandpa we must let you rest. You are deeply loved and we, most importantly I WILL NEVER let your legacy fade. For as long as I live and my children live and their children live and so on... they will know what a strong, intelligent, witty, kind & loving soul you were grandpa! You will never be forgotten. I look forward to the day I get to hug you and talk to you for an endless amount of time again in God’s kingdom! 🙏🏻🙏🏻💙💙😘😘
I will love you forever Champ! God Bless You grandpa! 💙🙏🏻”
Love, Jenny (your “beautiful”)

Jacqueline Hinojosa

3 June 2021

My Grandpa wasn't only my Grandpa but he was my Dad. He raised me and if it wasn't for him I wouldn't be successful. He was the rock of our Hinojosa family and the one who could always get us in a good mode. I will miss him telling us his ranch stories and how many chickens his Dad used to have. I will miss his laughs and his jokes. El Paso will never be same now that his not with us. I know his in a better place but can't help but feel selfish because his not with me. I love you Grandpa/Dad but I know your with Grandma, Nina, Uncle Tury and Uncle Gilbert. Please come visit me soon in my dreams! I love you always and forever!

Love,
Your Daughter Jacky "your beautiful"

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