OBITUARY

Antonio Arellano Carrejo

October 15, 1924February 10, 2014
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Antonio Carrejo born October 15, 1924 to Pedro and Dolores Carrejo, Smeltertown, Texas passed away on February 10, 2014 in El Paso, Texas.

He joined the United States Army in May of 1943 at Fort Bliss, Texas. He served a tour in Central Europe as an antiaircraft gunner. He was the recipient of an Eagle Campaign Medal with two bronze stars for heroism. He left the service in January of 1946.

He worked for Graham Paper Company, Jim Walter Papers, and Butler Paper and retired after 47 years of service and received an award for dedication of service and friendship to his fellow employees.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Carmen; daughter, Sandra Vasquez; sons, David and Victor Carrejo.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Veronica Carrejo, Jaime Carrejo, Jennette Tapia, Selena Tapia, Ana Vasquez, Anthony Vasquez, Mattew Vasquez, and Raquel Vasquez.

Services will be officiated by Joel Arroyo, Anthony Vasquez, Mattew Vasquez, and Sandra Vasquez.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm at Martin Funeral Home West, 128 N. Resler Drive. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 7:30 am at Martin Funeral Home West with Interment immediately following at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with Military Honors.

Services entrusted to the care of Hillcrest Funeral Home West 5054 Doniphan Drive El Paso, Texas 79932. 915-587-0202. www.dignitymemorial.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Prayer Service Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 14, 2014
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February 16, 2014

David,
Our deepest Sympathy. Our prayers go out to you and your family on this time of need.

Sincerly your friends Bob and Susie.

Mike Casey

February 15, 2014

Mr. Carrejo,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army in Europe fighting the Germans during WW II and also for being a member of the Greatest Generation. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Martin Hurtado

February 13, 2014

Our deepest condolences to the Carrejo family. Our prayers will be with you. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

miguel cortez

February 13, 2014

Condolences to Carmen and the family. Prayers of strength in the good memories. Thank you for your military service and at Gods side continue to look after the family.

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