MISSION – Emma Pena, passed away on Tuesday October 3, 2017, at her residence in Mission Tx at the age of 101. She was loved greatly by all her nieces and nephews as well as by all her other family members.
She is preceded in death by her parents Niceforo G. and Sabas Pena; brothers Niceforo G. (Eulalia) Pena Jr., Federico A. (Isabel) Pena, Antonio G. (Aurora) Pena, Genovevo C. Pena, Sandalio R. Pena, Eugenio P. Pena, Noe Pena; sisters Baudilia Pena, Maria Pena. She was also preceded in death by her nephews Noel Pena and Saul Pena.
Emma is survived by her nieces and nephews Alicia (Guadalupe) Castaneda, Evelia Raymond, Herminia Villarreal, Minerva Garza, Aida M. (Amando) Guerra, Maria Graciela (Jose) Arredondo, Antonio (Dora E.) Pena Jr., and Niceforo (Diana) Pena. She is also survived by numerous grand nephews and nieces.
The family would like to thank Legacy Hospice, for their services and specially the service of their nurses, Gloria Hernandez, Mayela Pope, and Marta Garcia and a special thanks to her family doctor, Dr. J. Matthew Johnson. The family would also like to give a special thanks to her caregivers Julia and Mari Torres who patiently took care of her the past 10 ½ years.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 3-9 with a 7pm prayer service at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at 10 am at Niceforo G. Pena Cemetery in Delmita.
Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.