Semion M. “Eladio” Juarez, age 78, of Lockhart, died April 24, 2013. He was born in Lockhart on Feb. 18, 1935, the son of the late Emilio Juarez, Sr., and Petra M. Juarez.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a mechanic for 35 years.
He joined his wife of 45 years, Louisa Mary Camareno Juarez, in Heaven. He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Tony Juarez and Trinidad Juarez; one sister, Anita Villalobos; and son-in-law Tommy Mireles, Sr.
Survivors include sons: Samuel C. Juarez, David Lee Juarez (Fita), and Ernest Juarez (Lydia); daughters: Kathy Maciel (Jesse “Coy”, Sr.), Gloria Perez (Bruno), Rose Marie Munoz (Alfredo, Sr.), and Sandra Mireles (Severo); brothers: Nemesio “Pete” Juarez (Vicky), Pete Juarez (Delphie), Albert Juarez, Alfonso Juarez (Norma), Emilio Juarez, Jr. (Thelme), and Joe Juarez (Paula); sisters: Adela Fernandez (Domingo), Nellie Zuniga (John), and Vicky Perez (Sam); grandchildren: Sammy, Jr., Felix, Richard, Jeremy, Alexis, Angela, Larry, Jesse Jr., Liza, Heather, Eric, Melissa, David, Jr., Alfredo, Jr., Tommy, Jr., Veronica, Gabby, John Paul, Bianca and Amanda; 22 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family received friends at McCurdy Funeral Home from 4 -8 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Services were at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Alberto Borruel, Celebrant. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lockhart.
Pallbearers will be his loving grandsons.
Special thanks to Austin Heart Hospital and Christopher House Hospice for the care given to our Father. The family would like to give a special thanks to Gina Juarez Mendez, not only a niece but a special caregiver to our father for the last eight years.