Gorgonia Casillas

September 09, 1918 - September 02, 2012 

Gorgonia Casillas

September 09, 1918 - September 02, 2012 

Obituary for Gorgonia Casillas

GORGONIA CASILLAS passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family on September 2, 2012 just one week before her 94th birthday. Mrs. Casillas was a lifelong resident of the lower valley in El Paso and was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish. She was preceded in death by her sons Francisco, Alberto, and Jose Casillas and all her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her husband of 74 years, Manuel S. Casillas Jr; sons, Lorenzo Casillas (Sarah) of Norwalk, California, Gerardo Casillas (Juanita) and Samuel Casillas (Melinda) of El Paso and Ramon Casillas (Susan) of Parker, Colorado; daughters, Marta Martinez (Alfred) of Roseville, California and Estella Ramirez (Chris) of San Jose, California; 17 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. She will be greatly missed by dozens of loving nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives will be greatly welcomed at her visitation on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home-Carolina with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 7, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Rite of Committal will follow at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Services under the direction of HILLCREST FUNERAL HOME. 1060 Carolina Dr. 598-3332

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