Estella Jane Pena

Born on June 28, 1940

GANADO - Estella Jane Pena, 73, of Ganado, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 29, 2014, with her family by her side. She was born June 28, 1940 in Ganado to the late Pedro and Carlota Aguilar Tristan. Estella attended Ganado High School and graduated in 1958. She was also a graduate of Durham business college in Victoria.
She married Marias Pena, Jr. on August 27, 1960. Estella and Mat are the owners of Estella's Mexican Restaurant located in Ganado.
Estella is survived by her husband, Marias Pena, Jr. of 52 years; two daughters, Molisa (husband Misail) Cortez and Monica (husband Jessie) Arriaga, both of Ganado. She is also survived by her brother, Albert (wife Gaynell) Tristan of Victoria. She really adored her four grandchildren and five step-grandchildren and her four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews, all of Ganado.
Visitation will be Thursday May 1, 2014 from 5 - 8 pm with a Rosary recited at 7 pm at the Ganado Funeral Home. Services will be Friday May 2, 2014 at 10 am at the Assumption Catholic Church, with Rev. Michael Lyons officiating. Interment will be at the Assumption Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Mathew Rosalez, Anthony Perez, Joseph Perez , Jake Guillory, Phillip Webernick, and Joe DeCaria.
Donations can be made to Memorial Herman Heart& Vascular Institute in Houston.
Services under the direction of Ganado Funeral Home, 800 So. Third St., Ganado, 361-771-2120.



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