Hillcrest Funeral Home

1060 North Carolina Drive, El Paso, TX


Romelia F. Blanquez

February 19, 1935August 4, 2019

Romelia Blanquez, 84 went to be with her Lord on Sunday, August 4, 2019. She was born in San Buenaventura Chihuahua, Mexico to Jesus Antonio and Luz Maria. She later moved to El Paso, Texas and married Maurilio Blanquez and together they raised 4 children. Romelia was the strong matriarch of her family. She kept her family united while encouraging her children to value their culture, heritage and most importantly to be proud of who they were and where they came from. She was strong in her faith and conviction to the Virgen de Guadalupe. Even through many years of illness she remained steadfast in her faith and belief in the Lord. Romelia is preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Maurilio Blanquez. She is survived by her 4 children Alfonso Manuel Rios, Mirna Luz Acosta, Angel Antonio Blanquez and Jaqueline Diane Blanquez. Romelia will be lovingly remembered by her 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Viewing will be on Thursday, August 8th from 5:00pm-7:00pm followed by the Rosary at 7:00pm at Hillcrest Funeral home (1060 N. Carolina Dr.) Funeral mass will be Friday, August 9th at 10:00am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (131 S. Zaragoza Rd) followed by burial at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.


  • Alfonso Rios, Son
  • Angel Antonio Blanquez, Son
  • Mirna Acosta, Daughter
  • Jaqueline D. Blanquez, Daughter
  • Maria De Jesus Soto, Sister
  • Mrs. Blanquez leaves 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren to cherish her memory.


  • Visitation Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Vigil Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Friday, August 9, 2019


Romelia F. Blanquez

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Jeannie Parker

August 8, 2019

Diane, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My sympathy to you and your family. With much love, Jeannie Parker