San Jose Serna

March 19, 1955November 28, 2018
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San Jose Serna, age 63, of Harlingen, Texas passed away on Wednesday November 28, 2018. San Jose was born March 19, 1955 in Mercedes, TX to Genoveva Serna and Pablo Serna.

San Jose is survived by his wife, Delia G. Serna; son Jose Pablo Serna; son Steven Serna (Amy); daughter Diana Serna; and daughter Belinda Ann Serna; brother Pedro Serna, brother Roberto Serna and brother Bernabe Felix Serna. San Jose also leaves behind 18 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren who will miss him greatly.

San Jose was preceded in death by; father +Pablo Serna and mother +Genoveva Serna.

A visitation for San Jose will be held Friday, November 30, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Heavenly Grace Funeral Home, 26873 N. White Ranch Road, La Feria, Texas 78559 Rosary at 7:00 PM. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Heavenly Grace Funeral Home burial to proceed to Heavenly Grace Memorial Park.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Serna family.


  • Delia G. Serna, Wife
  • Jose Pablo Serna, Son
  • Steven Serna (Amy), Son
  • Diana Serna, Daughter
  • Belinda Ann Serna, Daughter
  • Pedro Serna, Brother
  • Roberto Serna, Brother
  • Bernabe Felix Serna, Brother
  • +Pablo Serna, Father
  • +Genoveva Serna, Mother
  • San Jose also leaves behind 18 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren who will miss him greatly.


  • Visitation Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Rosary Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, December 1, 2018

San Jose Serna

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Ana Adame

December 18, 2018

I'll always remember pulling up to the Serna home and the first to greet us with a smile was Mr. Serna.
Apart from being welcoming he always made sure we were invited to family BBQs, Thanksgivings, and New Year events. Thank you Joe for always making my brother and I feel like part of the family. We were deeply sadden by your passing but we will always fondly remember you and the kindness and generosity you and your family gave us.

Carolina Carreon

December 18, 2018

Memory we were meant to be in each others life. We were at a Quince and you started to tell me that to not be mean and call my parents. You were kind of getting after me. When my husband may he RIP told you that you that there is three sides of the story my parents side, our side and the truth. So he said before you get after us to hear our story and judge for himself. Which you said for us to go to your house and you were very interested in hearing what we had to say. From that day on we became best of friends. RIP Jose......Missing you so much :)

Barbara Lara

December 18, 2018

I will forever miss the BBQs and time spent together! You always had a smile and I will miss you dearly❤️

Belinda Serna

December 4, 2018

I love you daddy....

AngieChecke Serna

December 3, 2018

When Cheke and I first got together back in 1992, we lived in Harlingen. Tio Jose was the closest relative Cheke had, so he visited whenever! Those barbecues and hang outs were the best! Because of this move, Cheke created this beautiful bond with his Tio Jose. Tio and tia have been the best examples to the Serna family of what family truly is! Making those weekend rounds visiting everyone! I can honestly say that we are truly blessed to have had you in our lives! You will forever be in our hearts! Until we meet again TIO. Rest In Peace 🙏🏽❤️

Esequiel Serna

December 3, 2018

Martha Serna Trevino

December 3, 2018

My fondest memories of my Tio Jose, he was our out of towner lived in Harlingen, TX not soo far from La Villa but he was our Sunday visitor looked forward to his and tia Delia's visits when we were little we certainly looked forward to the visit because he would give us money for the little store walking distance to us, we knew we were getting money to buy candy. And as we got older the tradition never changed now he would visit us as adults in our own homes never failed love you my tio Jose RIP I will never forget you love you.

Cynthia Gonzales

December 2, 2018

My uncle was the most caring person. Everytime I saw him he always had a smile on his face. He never had nothing bad to say about no one. Be strong Tia. He will always be in our hearts. We will miss you tio, till we meet again. I love you.

Erica Sanchez (Gonzales)

December 2, 2018

The one thing that I will never forget is the nickname he'd call me by CHONGO. I will never forget the bbqs we would have when i were little or the dances that we'd all go to. But above all seeing him dance with my tia. ❤

Amy Trevino

December 2, 2018

Your smile that greeted us instantly when we would visit or you would visit us will always hold a special place in my heart. The unconditional love that you had and showed your grandkids and myself was like no other. You always made me feel welcomed and loved no matter what! And I will forever miss you telling me "let's dance" whether it was at a BBQ at home or at a wedding or quinceanera. You will be missed dearly but I know that you are looking down on us from above and your spirit will live on in us. The only comfort I find is knowing that isn't goodbye but that we will meet again one day ❤️