Celestino Bersoza

October 26, 1925April 27, 2021

Celestino Bersoza passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at the age of 95. Born October 26, 1925 in San Antonio, Texas, he is preceded in death by his parents, Celestino and Josefa Bersoza; his beloved wife, Guadalupe Bersoza; his daughter, Linda Walters; his sisters, Katie, Ida, Mary, Lily, Emma, and Delia; and his brother, Ernest.

Celestino is survived by his children, Yolanda Ledezma, Lupe Guadiano, Richard Andrade Jr. (Irma), Debora Fisher (Ted), and Celeste Brown (Chris); his grandchildren, Victor, Hector, Alysia, Jose, Ryan, Brandon, Lauren, Jenna, Nina Andrade, Richard Andrade III, Xavier Andrade, Chris Andrade, Nicholas Hemmings, Rachel Leone, Jennifer Walters, Samuel Longoria, Adam Saldana and Michael Saldana; his sister, Nidya (Juan) Balleza; nephews, Ronnie Delgado, Phillip Balleza, Paul Balleza, Peter Balleza, Patrick Balleza, Perry Balleza and Arthur Garza Jr; his nieces, Laura Balleza-Kocian, Arlene Johnson, Mary Eloise Reigrut; and his numerous nieces and nephews of the Ochoa family, extended family and friends who loved him.

Due to restrictions on public gatherings, the Visitation and Funeral Service at Trevino Funeral Home – 226 Cupples Road 78237 – will be limited to 100 people in the building at a time. Face coverings will be required to be worn at all times.

The family will be receiving friends for Visitation Monday, May 10th from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM. On Tuesday, May 11th, a Funeral Procession will depart at 9:30 AM and arrive at St. John Berchmans Catholic Church – 1147 Cupples Road 78226 – for a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM. The Burial will follow at San Fernando Cemetery II – 746 Castroville Road 78237.


  • Visitation

    Monday, May 10, 2021

  • Rosary Service

    Monday, May 10, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021


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Nina Andrade

May 8, 2021

My deepest condolences for my family members on this sad occasion. Grandpa Tino was such a loving husband and a very caring father and grandfather. We will miss him and may he now rest in peace with my grandma. I take comfort in knowing that he's with her now, his soulmate. Love you grandpa.❤️

Tracy Rouse

May 7, 2021

Deborah and Ted- David and I are soooo sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Nora A Ontiveros

May 1, 2021

May the heavenly gates open wide and welcome Celestino (Tino) ex father in law..he was such a kind and faithful man who was always there when he was needed. He was such a great husband and took such care of my ex mother in law Guadalupe (Lupe) up till the end..I am sure he was looking forward to seeing her again..mama is what he called her. So may he RIP and rejoice with all his loved ones.My deepest condolences to all his family and friends. I'm sure he appreciated the love and care he was given towards the end..Debbie..Richard..Lupe and Yolanda..❤🙏🙏