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Sunset Northwest Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX

OBITUARY

Alberto R. Lira

May 18, 1929October 1, 2019

Alberto R. Lira entered eternal rest on October 1, 2019 at the age of 90. Born in Encinal, TX to Alberto C. and Josefa Rodriguez Lira on May 18, 1929; he now reunites with his parents; wife, Juanita Lira; grandsons, Jose Alberto Jr. and Michael Lira; and siblings: Alberta, Virginia, Tomasa, Juanita, Margarita, Esperanza, Santos, Catarino, David. Alberto faithfully served his country in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. He was a proud lifelong member of the American Legion VFW Post #396. On his free time he enjoyed collecting coins, using a metal detector and spending time with his family. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his children: Jose Alberto Lira (Julia), Edelia Lira (Kim), Diana Lira, Juan Antonio Lira, Armando Lira, Mary Lira (Sid), Susie Bergmann (James); grandchildren: Melissa (Jason), Tye (Aaron), Matthew (Jennifer), Tucker (Marie), Tavis (Taylor), Trevor; great-grandchildren: Nickolas, Joshua, Isaac, Josiah, Karina, Jeremiah, Lenacy, Jalissa, Calvin: brother, Demencio Lira; sister, Gloria Lira; and numerous other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving guests at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5pm-8pm with a Rosary at 7pm. Service will continue on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 with a 9:30am Funeral Mass at St. Brigid Catholic Church. Committal Service will follow at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery at 11:30am in shelter 3. For online tributes please visit the online guest book.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Rosary Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Luncheon Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Memories

Alberto R. Lira

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MARGARITA BENAVIDES

October 9, 2019

MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCE FOR YOUR FATHERS LOSS, SORRY I COULD NOT MAKE IT TO THE SERVICES I REALLY WANTED TO BE THERE WITH YOUR FAMILY, BUT MY DATES WERE MIXED UP ON MY SCHEDULE.
YOUR FATHER WAS VERY LOVED AND WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED.

Tammy Cebulla

October 8, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!
Sincerely,
Tammy Cebulla and the Staff at LPGE Elementary
(Susie's work family)

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY