Eliberto "Eli" Vela Jr.
April 28, 1986 – November 3, 2021
Eliberto "Eli" Vela, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at a hospital in Galveston, Texas at the age of 35. He was born on April 28, 1986 in Laredo, Texas to Eliberto Vela, Sr. and Elsa Mendoza Vela.
Preceding him in death is his father Eliberto Vela, Sr., paternal grandparents, Alberto Vela, Sr. and Josefina Vela; maternal grandparents, Jose Mendoza and Maria Estella Mendoza and uncle, Alberto Vela, Jr.
He proudly served his country serving in the United States Marines and was currently working for the City of Galveston as a program supervisor.
Eliberto leaves behind many fond memories that will be cherished by his mother, Elsa M. Vela of Oilton, Texas; siblings, Robert (Adalgisa) Vela of Laredo, Rebecca (Jose Angel) Lopez of Oilton, and Elisa Vela of San Antonio, Texas; nieces and nephews, Rebecca Nadine Vela, Jose Angel Lopez, Jr., Jakob Alexander Lopez, Jaydrian Andrew Lopez, Leonardo Gonzales, Sebastian Gonzales and Abigail Saenz; great-nephew, Cayson Lopez and numerous relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Justin Vela, Eric Gonzalez, Alberto Vela, III, Daniel Gomez, Aaron Galipeau and Justin Guerra.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Natasha Lambert, Chris Reyes, Gilbert Vela, Jr., Jadrian Vela, Adryan Vela, Jason Vela, Jose Luis Gonzalez, Jr., Armando and Judy Castillo, Kisandra Davila, Orlando Gonzalez and Jose Angel Lopez. Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Funeraria Del Angel Howard Williams in Hebbronville with Visitation beginning at 8:30 a.m. Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Hebbronville. Services will conclude with Burial with Military Honors at the Magnolia Cemetery in Mirando City.
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Mother, Elsa M. Vela
Siblings: Robert (Adalgisa) Vela
Rebecca (Jose Angel) Lopez
and Elisa Vela
Nieces and Nephews: Rebecca Nadine Vela,
Jose Angel Lopez, Jr., Jakob Alexander Lopez,
Jaydrian Andrew Lopez, Leonardo Gonzales,
Sebastian Gonzales and Abigail Saenz
Great-nephew: Cayson Lopez
and numerous relatives and friends
Mass of Christian Burial
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Eliberto "Eli" Vela
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