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Jesse B. Moreno

March 1, 1952September 23, 2020
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Jesse B. Moreno, 68, a native Houstonian was born on March 1, 1952 and passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Jesse enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and his best friend “Sir Blu”, his Weimaraner.

Jesse began his career in the funeral profession over 40 years ago at a small funeral home on the Northside of Houston. He graduated from Commonwealth College of Sciences. Through the years, he was the manager of the embalming Center at Forest Park Lawndale and assistant manager of Houston Service Center, where he was preceptor for the embalming lab for mortuary students. Later, he was transferred to Bellaire Southwest Funeral Home which is now known as Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services. Jesse was very involved in his community and profession. Jesse was a member of T.F.D.A., Southeast Funeral Directors Association, Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Alumni, D-Mort (on the state and National Level) and the Bellaire Rotary Club. Through his dedication Jesse received several accolades, 2009 South East Texas Funeral Director of the year award, 2005 D-Mort member of the year, and Rotary’s Paul Harris Award. He was Past President of Southeast Funeral Directors Association and an Alumni Board Member for Commonwealth. Families were always important to Jesse, "you should treat your families as you would like to be treated".

Jesse is preceded in death by his parents, Benito and Pauline Moreno, sister Janie Rivera and brother Larry Moreno. He is survived by his wife Patricia Moreno, children; Christine Moreno, Joe Anthony Moreno and his wife Melissa, Michael George Moreno and his wife Amanda and David Charles Moreno and his wife Casey, siblings; Guadalupe Villegas, George Moreno, Carlos Moreno and Ernest Moreno, grandchildren; Desiree, Aaron, Jaden Ariana, Roman, LiLianna, Brooklyn, Jayden, Ava Sage, Jacob, Jarika, Jeremy, Blake, Charity and Zachary, and great grandchildren; Leilani and Julius.

Visitation with the family will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, September 27, 2020, Heights Funeral Home. A rosary will be offered at 6:00pm that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 28, 2020, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 6921 Chetwood Drive, Houston, Texas 77081.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 27, 2020

  • Rosary

    Sunday, September 27, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, September 28, 2020

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Stephen Knight

October 7, 2020

I was honored to work with Jesse over the past few years. I appreciate his dedication and the respect he earned over a long and impactful career. Family, thank you for sharing Jesse with so many other families when they needed him most!

Dora Luna Benavides

October 2, 2020

Patsy,

My condolences to you and the family. My heart goes out to you at this time because I know he loved you all so much. I was privileged to work with Jesse at Bellaire Southwest and Advantage Funeral Home for 20 years. He always had a smile on his face and some witty comments. I will forever be grateful to him for taking the time and showing me to be a better funeral director. He was not only our manager he was also my friend. I am so glad that we were able to visit with him and just laugh a few days before his passing. I will miss his smile and laughter but above all his friendship. May you rest in peace Jesse.

George Newton

September 30, 2020

To The Moreno Family. Mr. Moreno was a pleasure to be around and work with. His professionalism/loose and comical personality made it great to be around him. He will be missed. May the GOD of Comfort watch over the Moreno Family. You are in our prayers.

Allen Earnest

September 29, 2020

TO: The Moreno Family,
I was blessed to have known Jesse while working at the Houston Service Center as a Dispatcher. Jesse was a very kind gentleman and always made sure he said hello while visiting the Service Center. I will always remember him as that caring person he was.

R.I.P. Jesse Moreno
Your friend always, Allen Earnest

Jeffrey Nobles

September 28, 2020

Patsy,

My heart breaks for you and your family. Jesse was such a warm and caring soul, and I always enjoyed spending time with him. His departure leaves a void in my heart. I will always cherish the times I got to spend with both of you. I'm sorry I'm unable to be there for the services, but please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Fly high, Tio, and I'll see you on the other side! All my love to you, Patsy and family. God bless.

Delletta Ringer

September 28, 2020

My Family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family in your time of Bereavement . May God grant you peace that surpasses all understanding in your time of sorrow.

Your Neighbors,

The Ringers

Mr. Charles Tates

September 27, 2020

To the Moreno Family
I have known Mr. Jesse for a number of years, while working for (HSC). He has always demonstrated the highest respect of a professional Funeral Director. Our prayers are with you and your family, knowing that God will give you strength by his grace to carry on the legacy of your husband.

Jessie Tuttle

September 27, 2020

Sending my deepest condolences to Patsy and the Moreno family. I'm so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you at this time of bereavement. Keeping you lifted up in prayer.

Paul Zepeda

September 27, 2020

Anthony Tam

September 27, 2020

We would like to send our condolences to Mrs. Patsy and the Moreno's families for the loss of Mr. Jesse Moreno.

Please take care, and we will pray for him to be in peace.

- Shu Tang (FD)
- Anthony Wen Rong Tam (FD)

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