Lourdes De La Pena

April 1, 1929May 20, 2019

Lourdes Miquel Fradley De La Pena, 90, of Dallas, Texas, went to be with the Lord on May 20, 2019. She was surrounded by her family.

Lourdes was born in Havana, Cuba to Professor, Mathematician, Dr. Pablo Miquel y Merino and his wife, Eva Franca. She was the youngest of 11 children and the last survivor of the family. She was married to Charles Fradley from 1952 to 1959 and left Cuba to Miami in 1961. She later married Dr. Augusto De La Pena in Dallas, Texas in 1972.

She is preceded in death by her mother, father,10 siblings, Charles Fradley and Augusto De La Pena.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lourdes and John Foster, five grandchildren, Andrea Perkins (Eric), Amanda Fehlman (Pete), Johnny Foster (Jane), Michael Foster (Lya) and Matthew Foster (Rosie); seven great-grandchildren, Johnny Foster, Francie Foster, Dotsie Foster, Eva Fehlman, Mae Fehlman, Haggar Foster; great grand-daughter due in August; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lourdes will be remembered for her spirit, love of family, and life and her deep faith in prayer and St. Jude.

Special thanks to the many nieces and nephews always in contact with her. To Compasus Hospice Care and Visiting Angels for their compassionate care.

Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Calvary Hill Cemetery, North Chapel in the Main Mausoleum. Inurnment will follow.


  • Catholic Memorial Mass Monday, June 3, 2019
  • Inurnment Monday, June 3, 2019


Lourdes De La Pena

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Isabel Seyler

May 24, 2019

Tia Lourdes, I will miss you so much, I spoke with you about 3 weeks before, you were so comforting after loosing my daughter Victoria, I always liked talking to you, and you always evoked praying to st Jude, you gave me a holy card years ago, I still have it. I thank you, for always being so positive and a good listener. I’m so proud of you being my aunt that took time to listen to me. I love you very much, and I will miss you. You I know is with god and Victoria, I always spoke of you to her . You lived a good holy life, and I know you are in peace in heaven. Love you❤️