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Funeraria del Angel Palm Valley

4607 North Sugar Road, Pharr, TX

OBITUARY

Juan Saenz Sr.

December 27, 1944June 27, 2020
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Juan Saenz Sr., age 75, of Rio Grande City, Texas went peacefully on Saturday June 27, 2020. Juan was born December 27, 1944 in Mexico to Olivia Cantu and Guadalupe Saenz.

Juan is survived by his beloved wife, Dolores Saenz; daughter Rosa Isela Muñoz (Juan Manuel); and son Juan Saenz Jr (Amada Ramirez); sister Petra Garcia and brother Apolonio Saenz.

Juan was preceded in death by his daughters San Juanita Saenz and Paula Saenz; father Guadalupe Saenz and mother Olivia Cantu; sisters, Rufina Garcia, Catarina Garza and Herminia Guerrero.

Juan Saenz Sr. was known as many things to many people. He was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew him best, Juan will be remembered as a very exceptional person, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. Juan worked hard to be a good father to his children and he did his best to fulfill their needs. Juan was blessed with three daughters and one son, Rosa, Juan, San Juanita and Paula. Another blessing for Juan was the gift of seven grandchildren, Brianna, Katlyn, Idani, Daniel, Melanie, Isabella, and Dylan. Additionally, Juan loved to spend time with his family and never missed a celebration; always being present at school events, birthdays, graduations, and holidays. He will always be remembered for the birthday celebrations he would have for himself with live musicians.

Fortunately, Juan enjoyed what he did for a living. Showing a strong work ethic, Juan worked diligently and did his best to succeed in his career. His primary occupation was construction and he was self employed. Juan enjoyed his leisure time by taking part in various hobbies. His favorite pursuits was baseball and he participated in a small baseball league. Juan’s faith was important to him and he was a member of his local parish and a devout catholic. He felt that faith was the foundation in the family.

Simply stated, Juan was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by his family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Juan leaves behind him a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life he touched will always remember Juan Saenz Sr.

A visitation for Juan will be held Monday, July 6, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Funeraria Del Anglel Palm Valley in Pharr with a rosary being recited at 7:00 PM. Juan's funeral mass will occur Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg with interment to follow at 11:00 AM at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.

As per our county mandate, masks are required to enter the building and social distancing is recommended.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.palmvalleyfh.com for the Saenz family.

  • FAMILY

  • Dolores Saenz, Wife
  • Rosa Isela Muñoz (Juan Manuel), Daughter
  • Juan Saenz Jr (Amada Ramirez), Son
  • San Juanita Saenz, Daughter (deceased)
  • Paula Saenz, Daughter (deceased)
  • Guadalupe Saenz, Father (deceased)
  • Olivia Cantu Saenz, Mother (deceased)
  • Rufina Garcia, Sister (deceased)
  • Catarina Garza, Sister (deceased)
  • Herminia Guerrero, Sister (deceased)
  • Petra Garcia, Sister
  • Apolonio Saenz, Brother
  • and 5 granddaughters, Brianna, Katlyn, Idani, Melanie, andIsabella,and two grandsons, Daniel and Dylan.

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Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 6, 2020

  • Rosary

    Monday, July 6, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Tuesday, July 7, 2020

  • Burial

    Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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